Wee Admiral Humbles Opponents at Detroit: Sets All of Own Pace and Is Home Seven Lengths to Good, Daily Racing Form, 1945-06-21


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Wee Admiral Humbles Opponents at Detroit Sets All of Own Pace and Is Home Seven Lengths to Good DETROIT, Mich., June 20.— Wee Admiral, a pleasing looking chestnut colt who runs with his head high, humbled four other two-year-olds to graduate in front-running style from the maiden ranks in the third race today at the Fair Grounds, one of the supporting numbers on the card of eight events offered before some 14,000 enthusiasts. A son of War Admiral — Little Nymph, Wee Admiral races for the Canadian, R. S. McLaughlin, and showed to advantage as a .30 favorite in easily setting all his , own pace to lead T. C. Melroses Mel Mc-Cready by seven lengths at the end of the four and one-half furlongs covered in :5424 over a good track. Incidentally, the colts time was but two seconds off the track mark, rather excellent time considering the "off" surface. Third position went to High Hope, and Pene and Little Keith completed the field in the named order. A Daily Double return of 1.20 for the usual evolved from victories on the part of T. Grahams Bert G., an 1.20 hazard in the opener, and Mrs. L. Wolfs Ed. M. In the second offering. Ed. M. was making his first start for his new owner since being claimed for ,250 a few days ago,

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