Yankee Handicap Field Shaping Up: Salmagundi, Better Self Both to Fill Engagement In Suffolk Week-End Race, Daily Racing Form, 1948-06-03


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Yankee Handicap Field Shaping Up UpSalmagundi Salmagundi Better Self Both to Fill Engagement In Suffolk WeekEnd Race RaceSUFFOLK SUFFOLK DOWNS East Boston Mass June 2 William Helis Salmagundi and King Ranchs Better Self will be among the starters in Saturdays renewal of the 50000 Yankee Handicap richest fixture of the spring meeting at Suffolk Downs Their presence in the one mile and quarter stake adds tremendous interest to the getaway program for both have shown undeniable class at times timesRacing Racing secretary John P Turner Sr revealed today that William Booth trainer of Salmagundi intends shipping his charge to this course tomorrow The Hash Manatella colt was slated to meet Citation in the Jersey Stakes at Garden State Park on Saturday but was scratched when his connections decided to await the local headliner headlinerIt It was learned here today that Better Self is en route to Suffolk Downs from Belmont Park where he finished third to Vulcans Forge and Coaltown in Saturdays running of the Withers WithersMax Max Hirsch trainer of Better Self has three other eligible for the Yankee Handi ¬ cap King Ranchs Task andFlying Missel and A J Sacketts Gasparilla but no word has been received regarding his plans for them themQuarter Quarter Pole in Top Form FormOf Of the candidates already on the grounds C V Whitneys Quarter Pole who won the Constitution in handy fashion last Saturday worked an easy mile yesterday morning in 145 over a dead track Brookmeade Stables homebred Dart By merely romped to an indifferent field in the overnight Cranberry on the same day but the colts way of going made a certain impression on local horsemen who recall that Dart Bys lone stake victory during a brief career was in the Mayflower last summer at this track Dart By worked out the Yankee distance in 208 on Tuesday always under a snug hold holdBrookmeades Brookmeades Inseparable winner of the Tremont and Sanford Stakes last season and until lately regarded as the best string to Brookmeades bow has recently earned himself the reputation of a sulker and it is quite possible that trainer Preston Burch will decide to rely on Dart By and Splash in bidding for the Yankee YankeeHoneywell Honeywell Farms Dole recently pur ¬ chased from Hal Price Headley and a cer ¬ tain starter in Saturdays feature worked 10 furlongr handily this morning in 211 for this engagement and trainer Dutch Nielsen is convinced that the bay Roman colt will fancy the distance despite his breeding

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