Sweet Patootie Faces Older Foes While Making Detroit Debut in Linwood Purse: Sophomore Has Ballydam, Shag Tails, Black Bantam to Cope With in Sprint Event, Daily Racing Form, 1953-06-12


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Sweet Patootie Faces Older Foes While Making Detroit Debut in Linwood Purse Sophomore Has Bally dam Shag Tails Black Bantam to Cope With in Sprint Event EventBy By DON FAIR FAIRStaff Staff Correspondent DETROIT RACE COURSE Livonia Mich June 11 Sweet Patootie crack threeyearold homebred daughter of Al quest and Sweet Woman adjudged the best of her sex and age division in the Daily Racing FormMorning Telegraph poll will carry Mrs E E Dale Shaffers silks against older rivals here tomorrow afternoon in the Linwood Purse Under the allowance terms of the featured sixfurlong sprint the Shaffer miss gets in with 105 pounds and she is to have the saddle services of jockey Darrell Madden one of the top journey ¬ man race riders on hand for the current Michigan Racing Association season seasonSweet Sweet Patootie scheduled to make her local 1953 debut was good enough during her juvenile campaign to annex four im ¬ portant stakes visiting the winners ring after Atlantic Citys Longport Narragan setts Jeanne dArc Jamaicas Frizette and Keenelands Alcibiades She also ran second in the Miss America Stakes and the Margate Handicap amassing earnings of 61917 for her twoyearold efforts effortsAlthough Although Sweet Patootie has been un ¬ successful in five engagements thus far this year she did turn in one top per ¬ formance and rates a strong chance in the Linwood despite the fact that she will meet some rather seasoned opposition At Keeneland on last April 15 she finished third in the Ashland Stakes behind the Delaware Oaks victress Mrs Ada L Rices Cerise Reine and the Kentucky Oaks star Calumets highlyregarded Bubbley After Sweet Patootie set a fast pace until near the finish in the Lexington stake under a bulky 121 pounds spotting her rivals con ¬ siderable weight she was beaten but slight ¬ ly more than a length in fast time timeMajor Major competition for Sweet Patootie in the Linwood undoubtedly will be furnished by Mrs Daisy Sukundos improved Hot Penny 110 Mrs George Shwab Jrs Ten ¬ nesseeowned homebred Vixen Fixit 109 Milton Shagrins hardhitting stakes win ¬ ner Shag Tails 108 and Leclaire Stables StablesContinued Continued on Page FortyTwo Sweet Patootie Making Sophomore Detroit Bow BowFaces Faces Ballydam Shag Jails and Black Bantam at Six Furlongs FurlongsContinued Continued from Page One Oneuseful useful mare Ballydam pegged at 110 pounds Hot Penny displayed high speed in the Schoolcraf t Purse Vixen Fixit raced impressively here last year Shag Tails is decidedly dangerous at the Linwood weights and Ballydam was a strong second to Peu aPeu in the sixfurlong Straits Purse on June 5 5D D P Wells Black Bantam who gets in the Linwood with 108 pounds and Mr and Mrs James R Collins Motor Cityowned Biddy Bid 105 pounds were third and fourth respectively in the Straits and both worked well for their Friday engagements Black Bantam a fouryearold Halcyon sired gelding scored in 11 of his 35 outings last year was second on four occasions and eight times third The Wells representative also was a winner at the Churchill Downs spring meeting before transfer to the local course courseA A crowd of 9000 turned out for the sport at the local course this rather sul ¬ try afternoon The track was quite fast for the earlier events on the program Rays Pride completeing the threequarters mile second race in 111 111Twentynine Twentynine lucky ticket holders in the Daily Double pool collected 118460 each after a pair of rank outsiders R K Closes Heathers View and Jerry Lynchs Rays Pride won the first and second six furlong races respectively Heathers View ridden by Buddy Mills earned a half length verdict in the opener and paid 5220 straight while Rays Pride under Robert Lee Baird was good for a 2720 payoff after trimming a capacity field in the sec ¬ ond

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