Ten or More Seen As Starters in Crete: Tre Vit, Noble One and Jack S. L. in Trials for Lincolns Opening Stake, Daily Racing Form, 1948-05-15


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Ten or More Seen As Starters in Crete CreteTre Tre Vit Noble One and Jack S L in Trials for Lincolns Opening Stake StakeWASHINGTON WASHINGTON PARK Homewood 111 May 14 With most of theeligibles for the 10000 Crete Handicap having arrived from either Kentucky or Sportsmans Park the possible field for the sixfurlong sprint opening feature of the Lincoln Fields Rac ¬ ing Associations 30day meeting is begin ¬ ning to take shape Mondays dash likely will see 10 or 12 finely conditioned thor ¬ oughbreds competing the main prospects being Frederick M Hoopers Colosal Wood ford Farms Delegate Mrs O H Marshalls Good Turn N Elrods Hot and High Mrs G H Emicks Hollyman Mrs J S Letel liers Jack S L Bernard J Bax King Bay Afton Villa Farms Noble One John Marschs Preoccupy J M Hutchins Proud Ruler and Robert E Cudahys Tre Vit VitWhile While most of the eligibles were on the muddy racing strip this morning tor either short blowouts or long easy gallops three of the main contenders Tre Vit Jack S L and Noble One were asked for speed Tre Vit stepped threeeighths of a mile in 38 and was under double wraps throughout Larry Grubb young Evans ville lad who will be in the stirrups Monday wa astride the consistent filly fillyWinner Winner of Four This Year Already AlreadyJack Jack S L went a mite farther stepping fiveeighths in 104 and also was breez ¬ ing The veteran campaigner who already has shown this year that he retains all his speed by virtue of a quartet of winning races has been competing in middledis ¬ tance affairs in recent weeks and trainer W Resseguet is attempting to sharpen his early speed which may be a paramount factor in the running of the Crete CreteNoble Noble One who recently triumphed against the top sprinters at Churchill Downs gave possibly the most impressive move of the trial when he breezed a half in 51 Not once during the move was he placed under pressure The fiveyearold gelded son of Only One Sugar Kiss is particularly partial to muddy footing and if the weather mans prognostications prove true and additional rain comes along the sprinter will command must respect from his foes foesWhile While the course was muddy for this morning trials it dried out nicely and shortly after the noonhour it was begin ¬ ning to show signs of being in top condi ¬ tion

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