Big Money Winners to Go in Suburban: Result of Stake Likely to Bring About some Revisions in List of Worlds Leaders, Daily Racing Form, 1946-05-29


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Big Money Winners To Go in Suburban Result of Stake Likely to Bring About Some Revisions In List of Worlds Leade. s BELMONT PARK, Elmont, L. I., N. Y., May 28. — Some revisions in the list of the worlds leading money winners are almost certain to be required after Thursdays running of the 0,000 Suburban Handicap, one mile and a quarter classic, which may lure the largest crowd of the Metropolitan season to beautiful Belmont Park. Calu-ment Farms Armed, who is not among the first 30 outstanding purse gleaners at the moment, will be projected into that select circle if he lives up to expectations and carries his top burden of 130 pounds to victory. The hard-hitting five-year-old son of Bull Lea — Armful, now at the very peak of his form, has earned 27,800 to date. A Suburban triumph will net his owner, Warran Wright, approximately 3,000 more if 10 horses start. A total of 70,000" not only will move him past Greentree Stables Twenty Grand, who amassed 61,790 during his racing career, but will place him perilously close to Col. E. R. Bradleys Blue Larkspur, who was credited with winning some 72,070 before he was retired to the stud. First Fiddle, who leads the horses now active with earnings of 84,095 and who is third to only Whirlaway and Seabiscuit among the worlds money winners, will remain in that position if he takes the Suburban, but he wll be only a hop, skip and jump away from Charles S. Howards stallion. The latter was "head man in the division with a total of 37,730 until Whirlaway supplanted him on the throne by pouring 61,161 into Warren Wrights coffers. Stymie Moves Into Eleventh Spot When Stymie finished second to Armed in the Dixie Handicap at Pimlico he earned only ,000. but that was sufficient to place him 11th on the list of the worlds leading money winners with a total of 13,860. He is now a mere ,647 behind the 10th horse, Shut Out. If Mrs. Ethel D. Jacobs sturdy router finishes third in the Suburban he will pass the Greentreeite. If he runs second, he will be only ,305 away from the ninth horse, Gallant Fox. A victory adding a theoretical 3,000 to his earnings would place him fifth on the list, some 0,000 behind Sun Beau, who was tops until Seabiscuit uncrowned him. Walter M. Jeffords Pavot is 22nd among the leading money winners and his chances of starting in the Suburban, let alone winning it, are considered doubtful. However, unexpected things happen in racing and, if the juvenile champion of 1944 should turn back his more highly regarded opponents, he will move into 15th position. He has already earned 55,165. While none of the other Suburban candidates will threaten the 30 leading money gleaners if they should win the big race, some have earned respectable amounts thus far in their careers. Fighting Step, voted the best three-year-old colt of 1945 in Triangle Publications annual poll, has a total of 41,015 to his credit. Sirde has won 16,270, Polynesian, 40,250, and Gallorette, 31,760. Thus far Armed has won 20 of his 32 races: First Fiddle, 22 of 85: Stymie, 18 of 80; Fighting Step, 12 of 30; Sirde, 16 of 50; Polynesian, 12 of 28; Gallorette, 10 of 25. and Pavot 10 of 20.

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