Fourteen to Contest Clang Handicap; Wait a Bit Triumphs in Seasons Bow: Woolf Name Trio for Arlington Race, Daily Racing Form, 1945-06-27


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Fourteen Fourteen to to Contest Contest Clang Clang Handicap; Handicap; Wait Wait a a Bit Bit Triumphs Triumphs in in Seasons Seasons Bow Bow Woolf Names Trio For Arlington Race Occupy, Signator, Harriet Sue and Espino Gold Among Field for 0,000 Stake HOMEWOOD, 111., June 26.— Fourteen speedsters, two of them already winners of stakes this year, are to meet in the 0,000 Clang Handicap which the Arlington Park Jockey Club will present as its feature attraction at Washington Park tomorrow. The Clang, a sprint of six furlongs for three-year-old and older horses, is the first of 27 stakes carded this summer at the Homewood track. The two 1945 stakes winners in the Clang are Hyman Friedbergs Harriet Sue. heroine of the Steger Handicap at Hawthorne, and Mrs. Frank Nugents Espino Gold, winner of the Crete and Francis S. Peabody Memorial handicaps at the same track. Burgoo Maid, like several others in tomorrows feature, is being pointed for the several rich stakes for fillies and mares coming up later in the meeting. Incidentally, a filly, Happy Issue, won the Clang last year. Marsch Colt Topweighted Heading the field for the Clang is John Marsch s Occupy who won two overnight features at Louisville this spring and who was only narrowly beaten by Best Effort in the Phoenix Handicap. He is topweighted in the Clang with 126 pounds. Rated closest to him is Herbert M. Woolf s Signator with 120. Both horses were stakes winners last year. Occupy captured the Jerome Handicap at Belmont Park and the Autumn Handicap at Churchill Downs while Signator accounted for the Fighting Fox Handicap at Jamaica and the Speed Handicap at Hawthorne. Signator is one of three horses entered in the Clang by the Woolf forces. The other two are Silvestra and Adulator. Like Signator, Silvestra and Adulator will be making their first starts of the season. Last year Silvestra won the Black Helen Handicap at Hialeah and Adulator took the Inaugural Handicap at the same track. All three have trained well this spring and Continued on Page Four 4 W Sm ip M Kk jandSj HERBERT M. WOOLF— The Kansas-citian, who has a three-horse entry in todays Clang Handicap, had two home-breds score in his colors yesterday. Fourteen Named to Contest Clang Handicap Renewal Continued from Page One together they represent a powerful threat for top honors tomorrow. Several others who loom formidably in connection with the Clang are Mrs. V. E. Smiths Sirius, Ruth Sidells Burgoo Maid, Brownell Combs Durazna and Leon Tikul-skis Bolus. Rounding out the field for the 0,000 stake are W. C. Hobsons Diavolaw, the Brolite Farms Challenge Me and B. J. Baxs Sigma Kappa. Another attractive sprint on tomorrows program is the Boniface Purse at seven furlongs. It will bring into competition such horses as Havaheart, Observer, Fiery Justice, K. C. Gal, My Night, Count Chant and Prince Sang.

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