Michigan Notes, Daily Racing Form, 1951-06-05


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Michigan Notes 1 i : DETROIT, Michigan, June 4. Racing secretary Charles J. McLennan reported that 21 claims were filed during the first eight days of the current Michigan Racing Association meeting. Top price of ,000 was for Joseph Mallis Is There, who went to the Grace Kosibas Stable. Swell Dish, a member of the Mrs. Frederick Sharpe and Ray Mullen, Jr., stable, is to fill her engagement at the Lincoln Fields-at-Washington Park meeting next Saturday in the Miss America Stakes and then she is to be shipped to the local course, according to word from trainer Fred Sharpe. William O. Hicks received six horses from Mark Leachs Greenacres Stock Farm, Pontiac, Mich., and the sextet is to be campaigned at the Detroit track. Hicks will have Evelyn L., Roy O., Rooney B., Mr. Mack, Jackies Idol and Mucho White for racing here. Fred Shoemaker, stall man at the Livona track, returned from Indianapolis, Ind., after attending final rites for his mother, Mrs. Betty Shoemaker, who passed away last week. S. N. Stafford checked ih from Churchill Downs with the three horses that are to carry Mrs. F. Staffords colors at the local oval, Double Feature, Longhorn and Blob, Jr. Joseph Caldwell took up two additional horses, the property of the Monarch Stable, Light Opera and Miss Menifee. The pair shipped to the Motor City from Beu-lah Park. Apprentice Gerald Champagne has served a five-day suspension meted him at Garden State Park and resumed saddle activity Monday at the Detroit track, astride Mrs. M. J. Hoydics Little Zac. Johnny Mazoue is handling Champagnes engagement book. Jockey Jose Prasaguet accept his initial mount of the current Michigan season on Monday, handling Mrs. A. J. Lombardis Sticktome. Prasaguet is affiliated with the stable conditioned by A. J. Lombardi. Mr. and Mrs. D. R. Laughter, Ohio thoroughbred owners, are visiting at the Livona track, the guests of their trainer, John McAtee. Apprentice George Walker, youthful reinsman, handled three winners on the Saturday program at the local track. Walker rounded out a double for the Buckley and Locklear stable astride Grey Arrow and Onward March, which pair was saddled by trainer Cecil Locklear Walker also successfully handled McKennon and West-phals Meyersdale in the initial event. • According to word received from nearby Hazel Park, 250 horses are now in training at that five-eighths mile plant.

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