Quarter Pole Will Seek Constitution Handicap: Shelby Clark to Ride Whitney Colt in Suffolk Downs Stake, Daily Racing Form, 1948-05-28


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Quarter Pole Will Seek Constitution Handicap HandicapShelby Shelby Clark to Ride Whitney Colt in Suffolk Downs Stake StakeSUFFOLK SUFFOLK DOWNS East Boston Mass May 27 The arrival of C V Whitneys Quarter Pole from Belmont Park today accompanied by Skyscraper and the an ¬ nouncement that jockey Shelby Clark will be here Saturday to ride Quarter Pole in the Constitution Handicap were the chief developments concerning the 10000 week ¬ end stake stakeQuarter Quarter Pole convinced trainer Sylvester Veitch that he is ready for the mile arid a sixteenth test by finishing a rousing second to Greentree Stables Star Bout on Monday of this week at Belmont Park The Mahmoud Equidistant colt came from last place in the Sophomore Handicap which was at six furlongs and although beaten two lengths made up nearly the same dis ¬ tance on the winner in the final furlong The added distance of the Constitution may serve to enhance his chances Satur ¬ day Quarter Pole has been assigned 112 pounds for this test testThe The chestnut colt has a record of one across first second third and fourth in four starts as a sophomore and is well re ¬ garded by his handlers As a juvenile Quarter Pole started in three stakes fail ¬ ing to earn any portion of the prize money but the Constitution may be the medium for entering the select class In nine starts in 1947 the Whitneyite picked up 4475 in purse money and already has surpassed that figure this spring His total earnings for the current year are 5350 5350Skyscraper Skyscraper will probably be seen in ac ¬ tion during his sojourn at the local track and is a nominee along with Quarter Pole for the big race of Suffolk Downs spring meeting the 50000 Yankee Handicap to be run closing day June 5 5It It was learned this morning that trainer Preston Burch will send Job Dean Jessop top rider for Brookmeade Stable here to pilot Inseparable Mrs Dodge Cloanes hope in the Constitution Inseparable rates top eligible for Saturdays feature according to racing secretary John P Turners weights The Unbreakable Fairday gelding has been burdened with 120 pounds two more than Irving Gushens Andys Glory GloryInseparable Inseparable has only been out once this year and turned in a creditable effort to finish fifth in the Toboggan Handicap at Belmont Park against older horses As a twoyearold the Brookmeade candidate triumphed in two stakes while finishing second a like number and fourth once to gross 33850 in stakes money His total earnings for 1947 were 37575 In the 1947 edition of the Tremont Stakes at Aqueduct Inseparable whipped Saggy to break a stririg of victories for the Sagner colt and cause the unsound youngster to suffer0 defeat lor the first timei Itr the 1T Great American also at Aqueduqt he was second to Star Bout Saggy turned the tables and beat him in Empire Citys Wakefield Stakes but the son of Un ¬ breakable regained his stakes winning form to annex the Sanford Stakes at Saratoga In the fall meeting at Belmont Insepara ¬ ble finished fourth in the wake of Vul ¬ cans Forge Escadru and My Request all name horses in the juvenile ranks ranksAndys Andys Glory appears to have his sights set on his initial stakes victory after an unsuccessful quest during his twoyearold year The Andy K colt has won three out of four starts this year the most recent being his first over a distance of ground groundOthers Others expected to complete the field in the Constitution are J Gavegnanos Direc toire 111 Splash a stablemate of In ¬ separable 111 Myharriet Stables Octo rora 118 and Jack McKnights Captain Bqudour 106 pounds poundsV V

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