Towne Stock Farm Trot Headliner at Maywood: Waywise, Little Dannie, Volora And Guy Colby Clash in Stake, Daily Racing Form, 1952-06-10


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Towne Stock Farm Trot Headliner at Maywood Waywise, Little Dannie, Volora And Guy Colby Clash in Stake MAYWOOD PARK, Maywood, HI., June 9. — Norman C. Towne, prominent Chicago horseman and automobile dealer, will be the man of the hour at Maywood Park tomorrow night when the West side harness track presents the inaugural running of the ,000 Towne Stock Farm Trot. Towne will present a trophy to the winning driver following the stake, which will be raced as the sixth and ninth races, both at one mile. He would like nothing better than to be able to present the trophy to his own contract driver, Danny Peacock. Peacock, a former Arlington Farms polo star, will pilot Guy Colby, one of the 10 Towne horses in training at Maywood, in the field of 13. But Guy Colby has won only one race this year and is conceded only an outside chance to capture the Trot. The race is expected to be dominated by the Fleming* stable entry of Waywise and Perty Day and the Leonard statle entry of Berthas Champ and Little Dannie. Jim Flaming, of Lexington, Ky., will pilot Waywise in quest of his fourth victory of the year and Lucille Fleming, the distaff side of the husband-wife combination, will drive Perty Day. Perty Day upset to win her last s; art under Lucilles guidance. Edgar Leonard, veteran Lincoln, HI., reinsman, will drive Little Dannie, May-woods three-year-old champion of 1951. Little Dannie is off to another strong start, having won five of seven efforts to date. Leonard has assigned his 22-year-old son, Jack, to drive Berthas Champ. Trying to break up the Fleming-Leonard party v/ill be Volora, owned by Paul S. Dougherty of LaGrange. Voloras background includes a dash victory in the recent Illinois Horsemens Trot. Waywise and Little Dannie also won dashes in that two-division event. Completing the stake field are Tommy Mite, Bill Keating, Mac True, Johnny Page, and Great Siskiyou, Even Better, and Nancy lee D?y. The latter three will be coupled with Guy Colby as the field entry.

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