Fancy Flyer, Five Others Vie in Hamtramck Purse: Graham Runner Has Kings Hope, Our Request to Beat at Detroit, Daily Racing Form, 1951-06-16


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, Fancy Flyer; Five Others Vie in Hamtramck Purse Graham Runner Has Kings Hope, Our Request to Beat at Detroit By DON FAIR Staff Correspondent DETROIT, Mich., June 15. — Carl Grahams good stakes winner, Fancy Flyer, heads a field of six top grade middle distance performers slated to meet here tomorrow in the mile and one -sixteenth Hamtramck Purse. The Graham stallion, a six-year-old son of Sky Raider and Bel-litas Babe, is to shoulder 116 pounds under the allowance conditions of the half -holiday feature and he will have the saddle services of Darrell Madden, presently leading reinsman of the current Detroit track season. Fancy Flyer will receive a weight concession from White and Thomas crack mare, Our Request, who is to answer the bugle for the Hamtramck under 117 pounds, the top burden. Others named for the headline attraction are Theodore D. Buhls locally-owned Bee Lee Tee, 113;. Mrs. A. Kuhns Storm Ridden, 104;- G. and G. Stables Scotch Bim, 105 pounds, with the apprentice allowance; and the shifty three-year-old colt, Kings Hope, a member of the Mrs. Frederick Sharpe and Raymond Mullen, Jr. Stable, pegged at 106 pounds. Chuck Headley, contract rider for the Buhl establishement, will, of course, be up on Bee Lee Tee, George Walker is to guide Storm Ridden, and Tommy Barrow drew the mount on Our Request. Apprentice , Continued on Page Ten Fancy Flyery Five Others Vie in Hamtramck Purse Graham. Runner Has Kings Hope, Our Request to Beat at Detroit Continued from Page One Johnny Turner probably will handle Scotch Bim while Lois C. Cook is engaged for Kings Hope. Fancy Flyer, who established a nine furlongs track record of 1:49% last year in annexing the Governors Handicap, is the early choice for the Hamtramck. The Graham star won three major engagements during the 1950 campaign, but was beaten off in the six furlongs Anniversary Handicap inaugural day, then ran third to Bully Boy and Bee Lee Tee in the Sault Ste. Marie Purse, showing improvement off his initial 1951 outing. Last week-end in the Michigan Purse, Fancy Flyer bowed to Kings Hope by a neck margin at the end of that one mile event. Kings Hope, an outstanding member of the 1950 juvenile age division, won sjx stakes and his "big race" against, Fancy Flyer, Bee Lee Tee, Our Request, and Scotch Bim last Saturday, stamps him as a serious threat for major xnonors in the Hamtramck. , The return engagement between the King Cole colt and Fancy Flyer has created quite a stir along the" Detroit shedrows and a tight contest appears in store for the patrons of this modern plant. One of the best supporting numbers on the Saturday card is the fourth, a four and one-half furlongs dash for two-year-olds, which attracted 10 of the better youngsters quartered here. Early choice for the secondary offering is Edgey, a handsome and quick daughter of Roman and Creese, who is scheduled to make her local debut under the silks of Mrs. Otto Neumanns The Farm. Edgey made her first start at Churchill Downs last May 8 and beat a fast field at five furlongs, registering a clever :59% for the distance under steady handling from jockey Madden, who will be up again tomorrow. Edgeys major opposition probably will come from the G and G Stables Dixville and James Paddocks First Heir, which pair is to race coupled and will be saddled by trainer Vester R. Wright. Terrell Brothers Tis Joe is another sharp contender, while Joseph A. Goodwins Southern Cookn and Mile and Youngs Shibboleth are winners at the present meet. M. and I. Pricketts Saddlers Joy, George A. Cavanaughs Blue Nona, Mrs. A. C. Roths New Orleans-owned George Davie, and Mrs. J. Segrettos Xippi Pigeon completes the likely starting band.

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