Byronic Has Seven Rivals in Wolverine: Shangrila Mare Has Won at Current Detroit Meeting and is Ready for More Laurels, Daily Racing Form, 1952-06-16


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ri Byronic Has Seven Rivals in Wolverine Shangrila Mare Has Won at Current Detroit Meeting and Is Ready for More Laurels DETROIT, Mi*h., June 14.— The Wolverine, a three-quarters mile claiming event for four-year-olds and older, will be the principal offering on a mediocre program slated for presentation Monday at this spacious Michigan Racing Association plant. The Wolverine attracted a field of eight entrants to race in seven interests and it should develop into an interesting sprint. Shangrila Stables Byronic, a good winner at the current meeting, may rule choice over seven Wolverine rivals and she finished second to D. R. Laughters Little Danny in her most recent engagement, the three-quarters mile Wayne Purse. The Shangrila mare, a five-year-old daughter of Boss Hoss, gets in the Wolverine under 119 pounds. Walter J. Susini will saddle an entry for the Wolverine, George Zakoors Broad Cross and The Peer, who races under the silks of Andrews and Zakoor. Broad Cross, a gelded son of Charing Cross r was successful in a half dozen 1951 engagements but he was beaten off here inaugural day in a six furlongs overnight event, which was contested on an "off" track. The Peer won over Myron Smiths Royce, Miss Place and Har-bourton at three-quarters mile on May 30 but took a decided whipping behind Little Danny and Byronic in the Wayne. The Peer and Broad Cross each will shoulder 118 pounds tomorrow while Royce gets in with 115 pounds. Mister Perfect Scored on June 5 * John Harts Convicted, P. L. Hallums Dustlight, F. E. Arnolds Mister Perfect, and Mrs. J. H. Woodcocks Sir Walter R. completes the list of probable Wolverine starters. Mister Perfect, four-year-old gelding, the get of Man About Town and Cleanser, defeated Royce, Duke Boswell, Texas Rain and other sprinters of that caliber at the local oval on June 5, stepping the six furlongs in 1:11%. Johnny Nazareth is slated to ride Dust-light, Thearl Williams will be up on Royce, Freddy Redmon is engaged for Sir Walter R., and Warren Snyder, who has been showing good saddle form at the current meet, rides Mister Perfect. Willie Zakoor will be up on either The Peer or Broad Cross and no reinsmen were named for Convicted and Byronic when Wolverine entries were drawn this morning. Some excellent racing is in store for Motor City patrons during the balance of next week. The Sault Ste. Marie Purse, a three-quarters mile spin for three-year-olds, is to headline the Tuesday card and the Schoolcraft Purse, one mile for four-year-olds and older, will top the Wednesday mid-week bill. The six furlongs River Rouge will be decided Thursday and the Michigan at the same distance will headline the Friday menu. Three-year-olds and up are to meet in the River Rouge while four-year-olds and up are eligible to the Michigan. The Lakeside Handicap, three-quarters mile for three-year-olds and older and the one mile Georgian Bay Purse, exclusively for three-year-olds, will co-feature next Saturdays menu. The Lakeside closes for entries Thursday, June**19, and handi-capper Charles McLennan expects a crack field for the week-end dash.

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