Watson and Hernandez In Detroit Spotlight, Daily Racing Form, 1945-06-23


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Watson and Hernandez In Detroit Spotlight DETROIT, Mich., June 22.— Jockey R. "Bobby" Watson and trainer Norman But-sey" Hernandez shared the spotlight at the Fair Grounds yesterday, Watson stealing i the show, however, by virtue of riding I three winners. This earned him a 00 award. Tiie management has established a 00 bonus for any rider piloting three winners in an afternoon, with an additional 00 for each other successful mount. Scottish-born but a resident of Toronto. Ont., 32-year-old Watson started off by winning with A. J. Halliwells Yankee Notions in the fourth race, followed that with Mrs. Hernandez Bold Question, saddled by Butsey, and finished with the Hernandez representative Good Daughter in the eighth race.

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