Good Field of Routers Goes in Copper Stallion: Shirley Jeff and Oklahoma Kid Named for River Downs Event, Daily Racing Form, 1953-06-12


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Good Field of Routers Goes in Copper Stallion StallionShirley Shirley Jeff and Oklahoma Kid Named for River Downs Event EventRIVER RIVER DOWNS California Ohio June 11 Routers who have been seen recently in the winners circles of Ohio racing cen ¬ ters meet in the mile and a sixteenth Cop ¬ per Stallion feature at River Downs on Friday with nine routers named overnight overnightMr Mr and Mrs Pete Maxwells Oklahoma Kid and G Bruces Two Bees are two run ¬ ners from Akron who will meet Mrs F Flowers With Ease R T McDonnels Pea nut Bar S Gimmaros Gift Maedic B H Wises Foxy Star J Rigneys Shuley Jeff J Childress John D and Mrs R A War ¬ rens Irish Game which have all shown lo ¬ cally with the last three named winners at the local course courseShirley Shirley Jeff and Oklahoma Kid will probably attract the most attention with the sentiment evenly divided The Maxwell gelding compiled a fine record during the spring meeting at Ascot and was a winner four times last year indicating that the son of Alfred the Great Courtly Lady is steady and reliable Capable Luis Rivera who does the bulk of Maxwells riding will be in the saddle saddleShirley Shirley Jeff is a finely turned daughter of Signator Exvolo who might be the sur ¬ prise of River Downs season as she won her last outing in impressive style under the guidance of Wiliam D Lucas who will probably guide her again The filly is but four years old and seems to have shaken the nervousness which plagued her last season and settled down to a distance runner runnerWith With Ease is one of the hardknocking variety that is always dangerous but may have been overraced since being claimed early in the Fort Miami meeting The geld ¬ ing incidentally was taken for 800 and ended up the leading moneywinner of the Fort Miami spring meet John D and Irish Game verc winners of their lone River Downs outings although against slightly Inferior foes than meet In the Copper StalHcm

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