Bubble Gum Furnishes Big Upset at Detroit: Defeats Favored Diamond Dick And Returns Mutuel of 34.80, Daily Racing Form, 1948-06-12


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Bubble Gum Furnishes Big Upset at Detroit DetroitDefeats Defeats Favored Diamond Dick And Returns Mutuel of 13480 13480FAIR FAIR GROUNDS Detroit Mich June 11 In a stunning upset Bosons Farms fouryearold converted plater Bubble Gum who had just been graduated from the ranks of the nonwinners earlier at the meeting drove to a neck victory in frontrunning style in the featured Tom Cheek purse at this border course today The tally of the winner was registered at the direct expense of Mrs George C Whites 3to5 choice Diamond Dick while slightly more than one length away Crack Reward was third for Theodore D Buhl in the field of seven Bubble Gum was sent over the six panels by Roberto Gonzalez in 112 on a drying out racing strip that was rated good and he returned 13480 as the outsider in the field Bosons Farm is owned by William O Bridge of nearby Royal Oak OakWhile While Crack Reward broke fastest of the seven Bubble Gum was hustled to the front after the field had gone a few yards and at the halfmile marker he was clear racing before Delhannah as Diamond Dick was sent up on the inside to reach third place from a rather slow beginning beginningDelhannah Delhannah did not belong with this pace and dropped out of contention gradually as Diamond Dick assumed the runnerup position positionIn In the home lane Diamond Dick was asked for speed and under punishment he began to inch to the leader but his re ¬ sponse was not quite dynamic enough and although he gradually reduced the advan ¬ tage of Bubble Gum his challenge saw him falling short of his goal goalCrack Crack Reward had been unable to keep up with the early pace while on the out ¬ side but when straightened in the stretch he moved up stoutly in a belated bid bidDearborn Dearborn Stables Maijo a black daugh ¬ ter of Balladier and Waza Sweep made her first racing venture a successful one when she came from far back in the early stages of the sixfurlong fourth race to sweep around the leaders on the turn and lead in seven opposing threeyearold non winning fillies Closest to the victress at the end and closing stoutly on the inside came Nodin while Judy Dare was a tiring third Although she was making her rac ¬ ing debut Maijo was installed favorite to return 560

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