Harry Burright Drives McDarnley at Maywood: Famed Reinsman Making First Appearance Here This Season, Daily Racing Form, 1952-05-16


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" X - T * HARRY BURRIGHT Harry Burright Drives McDarnley at Maywood Famed Reinsman Making First Appearance Here This Season MAYWOOD PARK, Maywood, 111., May 15. — Harry Burright, crown prince of harness racings famed Burright family and one of the nations most successful sulky drivers, will make his initial appearance of 1952 tomorrow night at Maywood Park. Burright will be up behind McDarnley, one of the favorites in the Illinois Harness Horsemens Assn. Trot, which carries a purse of ,400. The 35-year-old sulky driver, from Oregon, 111., is a familiar figure to Chicago-area harness fans. He-brought home 32 winners last year while capturing his second Maywood drivers championship, Burright was high among the leaders at the Santa Anita meeting, just ended. The Horsemens Trot has been split in two divisions, with one field of nine going in the first and fourth races and the second division, also with nine starters, going in the second and fifth races. All dashes are at one mile. S. F. Palins Westfield Star, another fresh arrival from Santa Anita, is an overnight choice in the first division against such previous Maywood winners as Little Dannie, Perty Day, and Rebel Queen. Also going are Blue Chip, Smokey Long Key, Elizabeth Day, Bright Comet, and Dunroven Guy. Out to beat the McDarnley-Burright combination in the second division will be Mel Harmenings Cinnabar, dash winner of the recent Cicero Trot, and Volora, also a new arrival at Maywood. Completing the second division are Jerry Darnley, Dauntless Bomber, Velas Girl, Waywise, Bill Kneedler, and Nancy Lee Day. In the feature pacing event of the evening, .C. F. Rumley of Princeton, 111., will send Dale Wingay against a sharp field of seven in the ,000 divided sixth and ninth races. Dale Wingay has delivered four victories in six efforts to date, the most recent coming Monday night in the ,400 West Side Pace. Opposing the Rumley star in this A-class event will be such local stal- . warts as Roddy, Chief Strong, Richard D. Grattan, Marcellus, Ladys Leon, and Laura Jane Tryax, and the newcomer, Red Sails.

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