Forty-Six Nominees for Crete Handicap: Possibility That Lincolns Inaugural Stake on Monday May be Run in Two Divisions, Daily Racing Form, 1953-05-13


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, • I , 4 _ . Forty-Six Nominees For Crete Handicap Possibility That Lincolns Inaugural Stake on Monday May Be Run in Two Divisions Forty-six horses have been nominated for next Mondays Crete inaugural handicap, opening day feature of the 30 -day Lincoln Fields meeting at Hawthorne and there is every indication at this time that the 0,-000 event for three-year-olds and upward at six furlongs will have to be run in two divisions. Sam E. Wilson, Jr., heads the list with four eligibles topped by Gushing Oil, win- ner of last years Peabody Memorial, and including Royal Mustang, Bugledrums, and Jet Fleet. Hasty House Farm and B. W. Landy are each in with three nominees. The former has named Pomace, Inseparable, and Big Stretch while the latter will try with Spur On, Unbridled, and Cullerton. En Fleur Sportsmans Star En Fleur, winner of five straight races this spring, and owned by J. H. Nail is coupled with Seventh Son. Broadmoor Farm has nominated Jet Ace and Free For Me. Mrs. Ada L. Rices nominees are Pet Bully and Model Quest. Happy Go Lucky and Mail From Home were nominated by H. G. Bockman, Red Charger and Stop Gap by Red Top Stable, Roman Bath and Spring Khal by Edwin C. Roth, J. S. Bradleys Sun David and Walmac Farms Gala Fete, K. D. Kepplers Blunt and M. M. Mitchells Cross Ring, and M. H. Van Bergs Cajac and Vantage. Individual entries include: Locust Lawn Farms Adaption, Golden Maxim Farms El-jay, Pollard and Harkins Ever Bright, J. J. Lombardos Whirlahead, D. J. Gleesons Chambro, Lucien Knight, Jr.s Baybrook, Fairway Farms Recline, P. J. McMullens Dry Run, H. W. Ostles Joe Graves, Ike Weils Andy B. W., Susan Stables Dr. Felix, W. H. Bishops Tattenham, A. J. Gregorys Albemarle, Steve Valentis Lilly Valenti, F. W. Hoopers Heloise, Reveie Knoll Farms Mon Pharo, Mrs. Grace Kosibas Abisok, and J. Veals Hedgebill. Among improvements at the Cicero oval are a new paddock at the east end of the grandstand and 24 new mutuel selling windows situated where the old paddock was. Lincoln Fields will offer a record overnight purse distribution approximately 8,000 a day, while all stakes except the Crete have been increased over last year. The Peabody on Memorial Day will be for 0,000, double last years amount, as Illinois fans get their first look at the top three-year-olds in a mile and one-eighth test.

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