Diamond Dick Vies With Crack Reward: Pair Among Seven Slated To Match Speed at Six Furlongs in Cheek Purse, Daily Racing Form, 1948-06-11


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JAMES L CHESNEY Trainer of the thethreeyearold threeyearold Heine winner of the Ed EdHopper Hopper Purse yesterday at Detroit Diamond Dick Vies With Crack Reward RewardPair Pair Among Seven Slated To Match Speed at Six Furlongs in Cheek Purse PurseFAIR FAIR GROUNDS Detroit Mich June 10 Mrs George Whites Diamond Dick and Theodore D Buhls Crack Reward top the field in the Tom Cheek Purse that headlines tomorrows program at this course and this pair shapes up as likely to provide a particularly keen tussle The feature is a dash of six furlongs for a purse of 3000 and seven rivals accepted the conditions but on paper the race appears to be a battle between Diamond Dick and Crack Reward RewardDiamond Diamond Dick finished third in each of his three local engagements in which he was matched with the best sprinters quar ¬ tered on the grounds In his latest outing he was preceded to the wire by Porters Broom and Johns Pride in the Joseph Mc ¬ Lennan Handicap Prior to that appear ¬ ance it was Roi Rouge and Porters Broom who led him home in the Cadillac Hand ¬ icap while in his first outing of the season Crack Reward and High Ego were before him at the end In that engagement which was an allowance race Diamond Dick and Crack Reward each shouldered 112 pounds and the Buhl representative was a length and a half before the son of Rolls Royce at the wire In the Cheek there is a dif ¬ ference of 11 pounds in favor of Diamond Dick from the imposts of that day as Mrs Whites colorbearer will shoulder 105 pounds with the apprentice James Duff in the saddle against 118 for Crack Re ¬ ward wardRaces Races Well When Fresh FreshCrack Crack Reward has always raced well when fresh and gave evidence of that when he won his first race here Despite the shift in weights he can be expected to provide stiff competition under the hand ¬ ling of Earl Knapp KnappOf Of the others in the Cheek field W E MacDonalds Tulachmore appears to be the most formidable although he showed little in the way of recommendation in his two outings at this meeting On his best races he could prove troublesome W A De laneys Delhannah will make her seasonal debut here and her training moves show that the daughter of Gallahadion is com ¬ ing to hand nicely nicelyR R C Austins Bellbrook may be better than generally regarded and a good show ¬ ing from this son of Jacopo would not oc ¬ casion too much surprise A smashing third to Silvers Pride and Sweepnito from a slow beginning in his only race over this course any improvement would earn for him some portion of this purse purseMrs Mrs R Ponds Rippling Sand was a winner here while carrying a claiming tag of 3600 but could not make his presence felt when valued at 5000 and he may find these rivals too formidable Bosuns Farms Bubble Gum who completes the field was graduated from the ranks of the nonwinners over this course the other day and he would have to show pronounced improvement to score over these tested op ¬ ponents

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