Ladfield And Eight Others: Clash in Belle Isle Handicap, Saturdays Chief Offering of Eight Races at Detroit., Daily Racing Form, 1935-06-08


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LADFIELD AND EIGHT OTHERS Clash in Belle Isle Handicap Satur ¬ days Chief Offering of Eight Races at Detroit DETROIT Mich June 7 Mrs C R Cranes sterling Ladfield and eight others were named for the 2500 added Belle Isle Handicap that features the third Saturdays program here tomorrow The winner pf the Inaugural and Wolverine Handicaps is assigned the top impost of 120 pounds for the six furlongs sprint Next in line of weights is his old opponent Rock X which Twill carry 113 pounds poundsThis This pair of sprinters furnished many brilliant battles last summer one of which resulted in a dead heat However Ladfield proved much the best when they met in the Inaugural Handicap In that engagement Ladfield carried 117 pounds to Rock Xs 112 and tomorrow the son of Ladkin will give his younger opponent seven pounds poundsPrecursor Precursor was allotted 110 pounds and the weights scale down to ninety pounds the minimum being assigned Double B a win ¬ ner of his only race here and an eligible for the Detroit Derby The sprint also marks the Detroit debut of Fred M Alger Jrs Polar Flight He also is eligible for the Derby arid has won two of his three races this year Sft SftThe The stakes will be run as the fifth race and it is ably supported by the Lansing Purse also at threequarters threequartersA A continuation of rainy weather left the track deep in mud for todays program but the skies cleared shortly before noon time and the forecast is for fair weather tomor ¬ row In that event the eight race program probably will be decided over a slow track trackThe The field for the Belle Isle in order of post positions weights arid probable jockeys follows PP Horse Wt Jockey 1 Transmu table 104 A Fermin 2 Chiefs Pride 100 C Mpjena 3 Precursor i 110 E Legere 4 tPolar Flight 103 H Dabson 5 Ladfield 120 L Hardy 6 tKieva 103 C Stevenson 7 Wild Pigeon 96 F Maschek 8 Double B 90 F A Smith 9 Rock X 113 B Thornton ThorntonfMr fMr and Mrs Fred Alger Jr entry

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