Battlefield Heads Nine in Peter Pan; Eighteen Seek Miss America Stakes: Seven Meet at Mile in Michigan Purse, Daily Racing Form, 1951-06-09


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Battlefield Battlefield Heads Heads Nine Nine in in Peter Peter Pan; Pan; Eighteen Eighteen Seek Seek Miss Miss America America Stakes Stakes — — Seven Meet at Mile In Michigan Purse Fancy Flyer, Our Request And Bee Lee Tee Form Big Trio in Detroit Offering By DON FAIR Staff Correspondent ■ DETROIT, Mich., June 8.— The Michigan Purse, one mile for three-year-olds and older, and the Penobscot Purse, exclusively for sophomores and at the same distance, are to co-feature a splendid nine-race program arranged for presentation tomorrow at this spacious and ultra modern Livonia course. The Michigan drew the entries of seven top class performers while the Penobscot will match a half dozen of the better grade three-year-olds quartered here this season. The Michigan, which is spotted seventh on the half-holiday card, will match Carl Grahams Fancy Flyer, nine furlongs local track record holder and a good stakes winner; White and Thomas shifty stakes mare, Our Request, and Theodore D. Buhls locally-owned Bee Lee Tee. Our Request is the highweight under the allowance conditions with 117 pounds, Fancy Flyer gets in with 116, while Bee Lee Tee is to shoulder 113 pounds. Vester Wright Saddles Pair Others named for the Michigan are James Paddocks Royal Tulip, 104, and G and G Stables Scotch Bim, 110, which pah-is to be saddled by trainer Vester R. Wright and race coupled. Mrs. Frederick Sharpes crack three-year-old, Kings Hope, 101, and Mrs. A. Kuhns Storm Ridden, 104, complete the overnight field for the race. Apprentice Johnny Turner is to ride Royal Tulip in the Michigan, Lois Cook will be astride Kings Hope and Chuck Headley drew the mount on Bee Lee Tee. l Eddie Danhauer is to handle bur Request, Darrell Madden will be on Fancy Flyer and Eldon Coffman is engaged for Scotch Bim. Arthur Brent, who conditions Storm Rid- Continued on Page Forty Seven Meet at One Mile In Michigan Purse Today Fancy Flyer, Our Request and Bee Lee Tee Big Trio in Race Continued from Page One den, hadnt named a jockey for his charge at a late hour today. While the Michigan undoubtedly will at-" tract the major share of attention, the Penobscot certainly should give Motor City patrons a better line on the sophomore age division members. Monarch Stables steadily, improving Sir Cobo is to pack 113 pounds, Buckley and Locklears Grey Arrow, 117, with the apprentice allowance, George A. Sacks Rare Knave 114 pounds, also entered with a claim for an apprentice reins-man; Mrs. E. E. Dale Shaffers Creep Mousie, 108, and Mrs. Otto Neumanns The Farm entrant, Best of Breed, 111, along with White and Thomas Our Sister, 108 pounds, rounds out the likely Penobscot starting band. Creep Mousie. and Best of Breed make up an entry and are to be saddled for their engagements by H. H. "Pete" Battle. Although Bee Lee Tee bowed to The Farms Bully Boy last week-end in the Sault Ste. Marie Purse, it must be remembered that he whipped a good field in the Col. F. M. Alger Memorial on Memorial Day. Bee Lee Tees race in the Alger was excellent, the Buhl gelding- came from off the pace in that three-quarters mile sprint to beat Suffki, Traveler, Bully Boy, Our Request and others as he registered a neat 1:11% for the distance. Fancy Flyer, victor in several major engagements here last year, may be the one to give Bee Lee Tee the stiffest battle fox-top honors. The Graham star ran third in the Sault Ste. Marie at a mile and one-sixteenth and he is a capable sort at the Michigan route. Fancy Flyer annexed the 1950 running of the Michigan Mile and he also won the Governors Handicap, in which event he established his track record of 1:49%. Our Request, 1949 Rose Leaves Stakes victress and an impressive winner of Churchill Downs Falls City Handicap last November, is no stranger to Detroit racing followers.A The daughter of Requested failed to show her best form in her only start thus far this season, but morning trials have been extremely satisfactory to her conditioner, the veteran George White, Kings Hope, of course, startled last year as a juvenile when he was good enough to earn triumphs in the Bashford Manor Stakes, Joliet Stakes-, Colorado Futurity, Silver Stakes, Hyde Park Stakes and this tracks Graduation Stakes. The Sharpe colt, a son of King Cole and Solita, is the only three-year-old in the Michigan field, and he gets in with a feathery impost, which makes, him one of the early choices.

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