Air Rate in Handy Lincoln Score; Coaltown May Seek Belmont Stakes: Jones Will Enter Colt With Citation; Condition of Track and Post Position to Decide Starting Status; List Seven Rivals, Daily Racing Form, 1948-06-11


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Air Rate in Handy Lincoln Score Coaltown May Seek Belmont Stakes Jones Will Enter Colt With Citation CitationCondition Condition of Track and Post Position to Decide Starting Status List Seven Rivals RivalsBELMONT BELMONT PARK Elmont L I N Y June 10 Calumet Farm may be firing with both barrels in Saturdays 100000 Bel ¬ mont Stakes it was earned today Trainer H A Jimmy Jones said that Coaltown as well as Citation would be entered over ¬ night Whether the speed colt who ran himself into the ground for his second de ¬ feat in the Withers goes postward depends largely on track conditions and the post position he draws A stall not too near the rail is preferred preferredThe The opposition to Calumets coalition is expected to number seven including one entry which means that six in this will be represented and show betting mandatory If Belair Studs Golden Light who is to be named through the entry box and Wil ¬ liam Helis Salmagundi are late scratches the revised rules set forth by the state racing commission two weeks ago leave the type of wagering to the discretion of the track management as there will be only five inteiests represented on the infield odds board boardHirsch Hirsch to Saddle Entry EntryW W L Branns Escadru C V Whitneys Vulcans Forge King Ranchs Better Self and A J Sacketts Gasparilla both trained by Max Hirsch William Helis Salmagundi Glen Riddle Farms Faraway and Belairs Golden Light are the likely starters The final decision on the latter will not be made until about 45 minutes before post time according to trainer Jim Fitzsimmons which may keep mutuels manager Lou Walger on the wellknown tenter hooks as Salmagundi is considered only a probable starter in the event of a fast track trackDoug Doug Dodson will ride Vulcans Forge in place of Shelby Clark who was an ¬ nounced as the Withers winners pilot yesterday Clark will go to Delaware Park to ride Dinner Gong who finished second to Escadru in the Peter Pan Handicap last Saturday in which Vulcans Forge refused to extend himself Dinner Gong will vie in the Kent Stakes at the duPont track trackEric Eric Guerin has been selected to ride Gasparilla while Warren Mehrtens will willContmiiea Contmiiea on Page Two Coaltown May Seek Belmont With Stablemate Citation CitationContinued Continued from Page One Oneguide guide Better Self Eddie Arcaro will be back on Citation while N L Pierson will ride Coaltown if he starts Ted Atkinson is to pilot Faraway a colt who runs willingly for him while Arnold Kirkland is to ride Esca dru and no rider has been engaged to re ¬ place the injured Ovie Scurlock on Salma ¬ gundi

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