Sprinters to Dominate Todays Fairmount Card: Shade Ruff, Tinys Choice Form Strong Entry in Sixth Offering, Daily Racing Form, 1946-05-29


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Sprinters to Dominate Todays Fairmount Card Shade Ruff, Tinys Choice Form Strong Entry in Sixth Offering FAIRMOUNT PARK, Collinsville, 111., May 28. — Sprinters make up seven of the eight races on the mid-week program at Fairmount Park, with the seventh event the only one on the racing menu at a distance over six furlongs. It is to be contested over the popular mile and one-sixteenth route and brings together a half dozen middle-distance runners, including a pair of horses who have already been post-ward at the meeting. The other four have been resting, but judging from their recent morning trials, are ready for a gruelling performance. Featuring tomorrows card is the sixth race, in which sprinters well known to local fans are entered in the eight-horse race, including Shade Ruff and Tinys Choice who are coupled as the Mr. and Mrs. E. B Shipp and Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Leonard entry. Tinys Choice was second to Irish Wash in the first half of the Inaugural Handicap, while Shade Ruff finished third to Risky Hash and Shaws Pride in the second division of that event. Matched against them are Preco, Ted Mosquero, Try Flight, Doc Wagner, Broadhead and Lucky M. Preco and rBoadhead raced in the Inaugural last Saturday and failed to impress, although Broadhead raced wide and gave a fine performance, which should tighten up the Collinsville-owned horse for a winning performance in tomorrows feature. The fifth race or secondary feature has but six probable starters, and making up this six-furlong sprint under allowance conditions are Hawkwood Bill, Stepsome, Kiels Best, Golden Cloth, Clog and Better Home. The latter is the only horse in the race who has won at the meeting, having scored an impressive victory on opening day. Onus and Josephine are the only two in the seventh or distance affair who have been under colors at the meeting, and they are matched against Rubans Flash, Border Blitz, Riverby Boy and Count Howard. With the exception of the third race, which is at five and one-half furlongs, all I of the others are at six furlongs.

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