Eight Races Gross About ,170,000: Arlington and Washington Future Stakes Have Final Payment Deadline Tonight, Daily Racing Form, 1955-05-02


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► Eight Races Gross About ,170,000 Arlington and Washington Future Stakes Have Final Payment Deadline Tonight The eight early-closing stakes scheduled for the 1955 Arlington Park-Washington Park coordinated meeting alone will gross about ,170,000, it was revealed today as final payments for the rich events became due at midnight Monday, May 2. Twenty other late-closing stakes on the 1955 coordinated roster will offer 90,000 more in added money. Heavy response in second payments were recorded in the four events for two-year-olds — the 5,000 added Arlington and Washington Park Futurities and the 0,-000 added Arlington Lassie, and Princess Pat Stakes at Washington Park for two-year-old fillies. The estimated gross figures for the eight stakes follows: Washington Park Handicap. . .70,000 Arlington Park Handicap 160,000 Arlington Classic % 160,000 American Derby Wash. Pk. . . 160,000 Arlington Park Futurity 155,000 Washington-Park Futurity.... 155,000 Arlington Lassie Stakes 105,000 Princess -Pat Stakes. . ... 105,000 Goss Value ,170,000 The Arlington and Washington Park * Futurities could easily exceed their 55,- , 000 totals because of the heavy eligibility lists. There are 313 still eligible for the Arlington dash, while 323 remain on the Washington Park Futurity roster. The Arlington Lassie and the Princess Pat Stakes at Washington Park, both six-furlongs sprints for two-year-old fillies, show large eligibility lists. There are 232 I , still eligible to the Lassie, while secondl I payments on 252 have been made for its sister event at the Homewood course. Last year, Claiborne Farms Delta swept juvenile filly honors with smashing triumphs in both the Lassie and the Princess Pat. Off such an achievement she was ac- I | claimed the Midwests top two-year-old j filly. I. Many of the top juvenile hopefuls still eligible for one or more of the rich two-year-old sprints brought top prices at 1954s yearling sales. Clohome Stables Nalur, chestnut son of Nasrullah — Lurline B., commanded an 6,-000 purchase price at the Keeneland sales, a record price for a yearling ftolt or filly in the United States. The high-priced youngster is a candidate for both Futurities. Pin Oak Farm has maintained eligibility on two youngsters: a 0,000 Nasrullah — China Face filly, highest-priced filly of 1954, in the Lassie and Princess Pat; and a 1,000 colt by Roman — Elope. Other Futurity eligibles for the rich juvenile program include Andrew J. Crevolins Document, a 6,000 Citation — Amiga colt; E. B. Benjamins 1,000 Nantallah, by Nasrullah — Shimmer; and C. Ulrich Bays formidable twosome of Noorsaga, a 7,000 Noor — Sequence offspring, and Viking Victory, by Coaltown — Caltra. Both Noorsaga and Viking Victory are rated as the Easts best juveniles.

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