Sport of Kings Draws Cotton Joe and Hilda: Keen Rivalry of Pair Resumes In Sprint Handicap at Detroit, Daily Racing Form, 1948-06-12


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Sport of Kings Draws Cotton Joe and Hilda HildaKeen Keen Rivalry of Pair Resumes In Sprint Handicap at Detroit DetroitFAIR FAIR GROUNDS Detroit Mich June i 11 The two feature races arranged for Saturday at this Motor City course by rac ¬ ing secretary Charles F Henry bristle with interest and vie for top billing Sprinters are matched in the 10000 Sport of Kings Handicap at six furlongs confined exclu ¬ sively to threeyearolds while the origi ¬ nally scheduled Cross Country Handicap at one mile over the Lewis turf course was abandoned in favor of an allowance race over the same course and bearing the same title This is endowed with a 7500 prize The supporting races are well above stand ¬ ard and the entire card is the best yet offered at the meeting meetingThe The keen rivalry between Henry For ¬ rests Cotton Joe who is topweight under 120 pounds and O F Woodwards Hilda will be resumed in the Sport of Kings Each has beaten the other at this meeting winning their respective sixfurlong races in an identical 110 Cotton Joes sparkling tally came in the running of the Decoration Day Handicap while Hildas score was in the earlier Maytime Purse and it was obvious she was not at her best in the Decoration Day DayWhile While these two rivals likely will attract the most backing they will not have things their own way by any means as it is expected that Eternal Bomb from the stable of J A Kinard Jr will make his presence felt in no uncertain manner The gray son of Eternal Bull toyed with for ¬ midable opponents to account for the Kay Spence Purse in his lone appearance and he was able to negotiate the six panels in an easy 111 by way of recommendation recommendationNone None of the others in the Sport of Kings KingsContinued Continued on Page ThirtySix Sport of Kings Draws Cotton Joe and Hilda HildaKeen Keen Rivalry of Pair Resumes In Sprint Handicap at Detroit DetroitContinued Continued from Page One Onecan can be dismissed from consideration Gris Bom Sherman have named Fertile Lands who showed little prowess in the Col Alger while meeting older horses but who brought a creditable record from Sportsmans and Oaklawn Parks where he won among other races the Arkansas Derby He can be ex ¬ pected to show to better advantage against those of his age ageJ J F Smiths Montayr who will be a run ¬ ningmate for Hilda was third to his stablemate in the Maytime and second to Cotton Joe in the Decoration Day Fancy Flyer who will represent Graham Byrum was closest to Eternal Bomb at the end of their Kay Spence engagement Leo Cail louettes Best Prospect third to Cotton Joe and second to Hilda rates serious consid ¬ eration particularly as there is a prospect of an off track Mrs Lottie Wolfs Floral Trail and Mrs J L Chesneys Lady Lureen complete the field both being possibilities on their best races racesThe The winner of the Cross Country could come from almost any quarter Sun Herod from the Grissom Sherman string is asked to shoulder top weight of 119 pounds as is Ray Ankenbauers Porters Broom Third in the Col Alger at one mile and a sixteenth after showing early speed Sun Herod was a frontrunning winner of the Man o War Handicap on the opening day of the meeting The one mile distance should be in his favor if he takes kindly to the grass footing Porters Broom victor in the Boots and Saddle and the McLennan and second by the narrowest of margins to Roi Rouge in the Cadillac will be facing his first local test over a distance and his ability to carry his speed so far is prob ¬ lematical lematicalMrs Mrs George C White has named her hardhitting Bright Steel for the Cross Country A winner here over formidable rivals the son of Rolls Royce appears to be the type who can come from back of the pace paceR R S Mclaughlins Kingarvie is a very definite threat for top honors Fit and ready and possessed of keen speed he may last long enough to take the winners share of the purse purseMrs Mrs Lottie Wolf will have stout repre ¬ sentation in Red Pompon and Mayram The former was able to turn back his rival in mile and a sixteenth test the other da when carrying a claiming tag of 13000 Mayram has had two races to bring her tu top shape after her winters rest Mrs Henry Forrests First Degree is fresh from a ially over the Lewis course when valued at 9000 The Cross Country field is rounded jut by Master Bid stablemate to Sun

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