Kona Wind and Scots Bill Popular Detroit Winners: Account for First Two Races on Card; Pere Markette Graduates, Daily Racing Form, 1945-06-22


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Kona Wind and Scots Bill Popular Detroit Winners Account for First Two Races on Card; Pere MaHtfette Graduates DETROIT, Mich., June 21. — Two favorites, Kona Wind and Scots Bill, and a second choice, Pere Markette, from the locally-owned Dearborn Stable of James Powers, accounted for the first three races, respectively, at the Fair Grounds today. Kona Wind, from Charles Fishers Dixi-ana, came from off the pace to drive to a length and one-quarter triumph, while running six furlongs in 1:16 over a slow racing surface. Second position went to My Zaca, who superseded the early pacemaker, Aviation Cadet, only to fail in holding off the winner. A winning ticket was valued at .80. The combination of Kona Wind and Scots Bill in the Daily Double, was worth 5.40 for . Principally because of a bang-up second to believe in a secondary feature here Saturday, Bomar Stables Scots Bill was installed a .30 choice and justified that support by quickly running down Diamond Dick and then going on to a six-length accounting in the second. Time for the six furlongs was. 1:14:,5. Although forced to give way, Diamond Dick held the place three lengths before Beau Wolf. Pere Markette went about his business" in the third. Under good handling by Paul Keiper he moved resolutely to upstartish Continued on Page Twenty -Seven Kona Wind and Scots Bill Annex Early Detroit Races ! Continued from Page One Lat« Advice and once the two-year-old son I of Invermark had the latter put away he I gauntered on to a four-length accounting for hla Initial victory of his career. Hyperhelio got up for the place and Bill Ross was third. The favorite, Zaca Bill, finished sixth. Pere Markette was clocked the four and a half furlongs in :552s and paid -1. A crowd of 12,000 witnessed the program featuring the ,000 Mundy Claiming Purse. Eight were named with early favoritism divided between Bonnie Andrew, Hopeful Reward and Elray.

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