Willow Run Purse Tops Todays Detroit Card: War Bam, Early n Smart Entered In Dash--List Weeks Features, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-24


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Willow Run Purse Tops Todays Detroit Card CardWar War Bam Early n Smart Entered In Dash List Weeks Features FeaturesDETROIT DETROIT Mich May 22 With Satur ¬ days splendid inaugural program over offi ¬ cials of the Detroit Racing Association plan to keep the sport at the Fair Grounds on a high plane Several outstanding events are scheduled for decision during the next week with the Willow Run Purse a six furlong sprint for threeyearolds and up ¬ ward programmed as Mondays headliner headlinerFive Five betterthanaverage sprinters are named for the Willow Run and the race shapes up as most interesting Mrs H P Bonner is to be represented in the dash by War Bam Morris Wexler will place his hopes on Early n Smart whom he recently purchased from Calumet Farm and Bright Arc is to carry the silks of Lieut Theodore D Buhl Detroit patron Bomar Stables useful Brass King and E J Talberts Bay borough victor in his last three outings at Pimlico complete the field fieldTuesdays Tuesdays card will be featured by the renewal of the 2000 FoxOttawa Handi ¬ cap one mile and a sixteenth test for threeyearolds and the 1500 William Hull Purse a sixfurlong event for horses of like age Wednesday will witness the running of the 3000 Oliver Evans Handi ¬ cap at one mile and a sixteenth and the Parents Creek Handicap of six furlongs Both these races are to match threeyear olds and upward Thursday and Friday should prove ban ¬ ner days at the Woodward Avenue course in that the 2000 Pugam Purse of six fur ¬ longs and the Smyth Purse at one mile and a sixteenth are to have their decisions The two contests are designed for three yearolds and upward and racing secretary Charles F Henry expects good fields to answer the bugle in both races Next Saturdays menu is most attractive The 5000 Motor City Handicap one mile and a sixteenth is to have its annual re ¬ newal the 2000 Mirror of Heaven Handi ¬ cap a sixfurlong sprint for threeyear elds and the 2500 Lassie Purse a 4 4wxj wxj yearold filly affair Iso are listed listedIn In the latter offering a crack band of junior misses is expected to go postward and it is possible that Miss Valor repre ¬ sentative of Mrs Frank E Childs will make her Detroit debut in the dash Miss Valor gave a fine account of herself at Churchill Downs this spring when she fin ¬ ished second to Arthur B Hancocks speedy Whirlabout in the Debutante Stakes and later annexed a purse in an overnight al ¬ lowance race racePost Post time for the first race on Monday will be 430p m and the twilight hQur will prevail through Friday Saturday arid holiday programs will get under way at the Motor City plant at 215 p m

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