Blazer Hornet in Quest Of Repeat Score Today: Faces Shifty Band of Fort Miami Sprinters in Key Street Purse, Daily Racing Form, 1955-05-04


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Blazer Hornet in Quest Of Repeat Score Today Faces Shifty Band of Fort Miami Sprinters in Key Street Purse r By TOMMY MULLIGAN Staff Correspondent * FORT MIAMI, Maumee", Ohio, May 3. — John L. Watkins, the astute racing secretary and handicapper at the Fort Miami oval has arranged an interesting eight-race program for the mid-week card. Highlighting the afternoon sport is the Key Street, listed as the sixth contest on the menu and eight of the swiftest sprinters on the grounds will battle it out for top honors in this five -furlongs dash. Verb Turners Blazer Hornet, a chestnut unsexed son of Lou MOud, will probably be installed as the public choice on the basis of his. victory here a week ago when he turned back a half-dozen shifty performers. The Turnef colorbearer will tote 114 pounds, the same weight he carried in his most recent victory and will have the saddle services of the capable apprentice Ralph Hill, who has been riding with considerable success at the current session. Blue Director, who races in the interests and colors of the Del Jean Stable, looms up as the most logical contender and may receive her share of support in the wagering come post time. The daughter of Director J. E. finished fourth in her most recent essay but is capable of doing much better. She scored a pair of victories at the Fort Miami oval and is reported training smartly. Sun Idol Boy, from the barn of Anthony Fiantaco, was outrun the last time out, but has also graced the winners circle on two occasions here and is likely to show vast improvement tomorrow. - Rounding out the field for the main event are Jerry Bechers First Swing, M. G. Harris Teche Bel, Halara, who races in the partnership of Pantelis and Patnode; Virginia Allyns Ohio Boy and Mrs. H. L. Hau-berts Power n Glory. The latter pair have visited the winners circle at the meeting while the former half dozen entered have been two-time winners. The speedsters will get a chance to get in their innings as the first six races on the menu are slated to be contested at five furlongs while the seventh race is a six-furlong affair and-the nightcap will bring together a band of routers who will vie for miles.

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