Alger Memorial Next at Detroit: Sweep Swinger, W.H. Kelly And Samborombon Entered In Decoration Day Event, Daily Racing Form, 1944-05-29


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Alger Memorial Next at Detroit DetroitSweep Sweep Swinger W H Kelly And Samborombon Entered In Decoration Day Event EventDETROIT DETROIT Mich May 27 The 7500 Col Alger Memorial Handicap is the next highlight of the Detroit Racing Associa ¬ tions meeting to be offered and is the at ¬ traction of Tuesdays Decoration Day fes ¬ tivities If it fails to fill as a handicap it will be run as an allowance race retaining its original valuation Inasmuch as it is for threeyearolds and older and at a mile and onesixteenth it is reasonable to presume that the starting field will for the most part comprise those who met in the opening day Inaugural Handicap This then means that possibly such as Sweep Swinger the occasionally very competent representative of Lt Com Theodore D Buhl who by the way captured the Inaugural Torrance L Melroses very much improved W H Kelly and Dearborn Stables sometimes good and sometimes bad Samborombon will be among entrants This trio could very well be op ¬ posed by W S Paynes Some Man C P Martins Believe J W Rodgers Ubiquitous W E Balls Loango Dixianas Spy Snare Mrs R Grundys Glastauder and perhaps K Ginestes Omasari OmasariMust Must Pick Up Weight WeightIf If as many as are mentioned go postward the event would prove quite interesting Naturally contemporaries of Sweep Swinger would attempt to take revenge for the drub ¬ bing the fiveyearold handed out in the Inaugural And too it must be borne in mind that his opening day success auto ¬ matically penalizes him and consequently he will be imposted above the 108 pounds carried that afternoon Samborombon an eightyearold toted 113 while finishing second to Sweep Swinger while W H Kelly who took the minor award also packed the same weight weightBecause Because of the way these three conduct themselves they will receive the bulk of the support if of course they start However as competent as is this trio they would not necessarily have things their own way Some Man has a lot of speed and could very well prove dangerous as could Believe and Spy Snare SnareThe The Col Alger has been one of the more important features at this track since the inaugural meeting Presented for the first time in 1934 and for threeyearolds and older it was that year won by Projectile Latter winners included Whooper Main Man Bernard P and in 1942 Marriage Last year it was fashioned exclusively for threeyearolds and garnered by J War field Rodgers Dove Pie PieThis This feature commemorates the memory of Colonel Alger scion of a prominent Michigan family By the way a descend ¬ ant Fred Alger was in part responsible for the return of racing to this sector A niece of his Miss Frances Boyer will pre ¬ sent a trophy to the winner winnerDifficulties Difficulties in filling of races for Mon ¬ days card of eight races resulted in rather small fields for that afternoons program The best event is the number for three yearolds and older arranged as a combi ¬ nation race and which was split two ways forming the Knaggs and Putnam Purses The latter has among entrants Mia Mia Brilliant Fly By Conscript Rodia Dog patch Maxiekin Mercury and Boom On For the Knaggs are named Red Rebel Three Clovers Wise Paisano Lazy Tongs Media Luna Plaidloch O K Joe and My Tet Rambler RamblerPost Post time for the first race will be 430 p m but on Tuesday the field for the opener will go postward at 215 p m as prevails on holidays and Saturdays

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