Pari King Annexes Detroit Opener in Driving Finish, Daily Racing Form, 1946-06-15


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Pari Ki ng Annexes Detroit Opener in Driving Finish FAIR GROUNDS, Detroit, Mich., June 14. Some 14,000 patrons turned out for todays card, which had the Wyoming Combination Purse as the headliner. This dash of six furlongs attracted nine fair sprinters and was offered as the sixth race. Clear, warm weather prevailed and the track had been brought to good condition following recent rains. Detroits most popular saddlesmith, apprentice Terry Sullivan, had six mounts during the afternoon and is leading in the current 10-day contest for riding honors, having increased his margin by piloting a pair of winners Thursday when he brought home Johr Farms Bill G. and See D. in the sixth and seventh races, respectively. The mile and a sixteenth gallop that opened the card resulted in a driving victory for Mile High Stables Pari King. Coming from far back in the early running the winner improved his position on the outside on the turn, then drove up to oust T. Cloughs Bosunette from the lead in the final few yards and take a neck verdict. Slightly more than a length away the early pacemaker, Scouting, was third in the field of 10. The winner was ridden by M. Peterson and was installed favorite to return .70. Scouting opened a long lead oh the backstretch and held sway to the sixteenth pole, where Bosunette took charge momentarily only to fail to outlast the winner.

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