Pouting Mac Outsprints Eleven Foes at Detroit: Has Nearly Two Lengths to Spare Over Rippling Sand and Van Dee, Daily Racing Form, 1948-06-03


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Pouting Mac Outsprints Eleven Foes at Detroit DetroitHas Has Nearly Two Lengths to Spare Over Rippling Sand and Van Dee DeeFAIR FAIR GROUNDS Detroit Mich June 2 Pouting Mac who races for the partner ¬ ship of Graham Byrum and who missed a neck decision in his previous outing made amends today when he was a front running victor over 11 opponents in the six furlongs fifth race that served as an early feature at this Motor City course to ¬ day The winner ridden by the veteran Pat Milligan was in charge of the situa ¬ tion from the outset but Milligan kept him under pressure to the end to make the issue safe as he crossed the finish line nearly two lengths before his nearest rival rivalA A tight fit developed for place honors as Mrs R Ponds rank outsider Rippling Sand swept through the stretch on the outside to eke out a nose verdict over M H Van Bergs Van Dee DeePouting Pouting Mac covered the six panels in an excellent 111 and returned 1160 1160Raymond Raymond Gates 21yearold rider from Indianapolis was astride the first winner of his career when he piloted Detroit Stables Four Bells to a frontrunning tally in the six furlongs first race The winner was much the best and was in command at all times but jeopardized his chance when he swung quite wide entering the stretch Sun Goose was second in a tight fit with CanJones CanJonesSlower Slower scored his success in the second race in frontrunning style also and he also went wide entering the stretch As a result Farico moved through the gap to be becontinued continued on Page Three Pouting Mac Outsprints Eleven Foes at Detroit DetroitHas Has Nearly Two Lengths to Spare Over Rippling Sand and Van Dee DeeContinued Continued from Page One Onesecond second just a neck away and a similar dis ¬ tance farther back Hidden Ace closed with a rush on the inside rail to be third thirdThe The combination of Four Bells and Slower was worth 7640 in the Daily Double DoublePouting Pouting Mac was hustled clear immedi ¬ ately after the start and Milligan placed him under steadying restraint as Donero raced in closest pursuit before Alanay anft High Boss This order of the leaders was maintained into the stretch as Pouting Mac continued to show the way The con ¬ tenders had been hard pressed to maintain their forward positions and when Milligan sent Pouting Mac away in the home lane Donero could not keep up Alanay was able to secure room on the inside to con ¬ tinue his weakening challenge but the new threat loomed as Vitamin Dee swept be ¬ tween horses to make her presence felt Meanwhile Rippling Sand had been far back in the running and it was not until he reached the stretch that he was able to make any serious inroads into the advan ¬ tage held by the leader Swinging around the outside Rippling Sand subdued several rivals quickly and caught Vitamin Dee right on the wire but the margin of Pout ¬ ing Mac proved too great to overcome overcomeClear Clear weather again greeted the good midweek crowd which numbered 873 ii j j

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