Duntreath Coupling Gets Detroit Call: Hi Billee and Stop Gap Set to Dominate Running Monday in Ann Arbor Lions Purse, Daily Racing Form, 1954-06-07


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DuntreathCoupling Gets Detroit Call Hi Billee and Stop Gap Set to Dominate Running Monday In Ann Arbor Lions Purse DETROIT RACE COURSE, Livonia, Mich., June 5. Perne L. Grissoms Dun-treath Farm entry, Hi Billee and Stop Gap, is expected to go to the post favored Monday in the Ann Arbor Lions Purse, a six-furlong condition race for three-year-olds and upward, top attraction on an unusually well-balanced program. Hi Billee, 111 pounds with the apprentice allowance, and Stop Gap, 116 pounds, form a hard-hitting team, and both the Walter J. Susini-trahied Duntreath performers worked well for their Detroit Race Course engagements. Hi Billee, a five-year-old gelded son of Jack High and Chaddon Miss, good winner of four outings thus far this year, shipped here recently from Garden State Park after registering three straight victories at the New Jersey oval. The Duntreath Farm gelding also visited the winners ring in Florida during April, and he posted a "nine-three-one" record during his 1953 campaign. Three-Time Winner in 1953 Hi Billees running mate, Stop Gap, a well-conformed Grand Slam-sired gelding, was beaten off last Monday in the Alger Memorial Handicap, but he has turned in some sharp efforts against high-class company and holds a royal chance for success in the Ann Arbor Lions. Winner of three major events last year and successful against speedy company on two occasions this season, Stop Gap also finished a close third to Pomace and Sir Mango in the Magic City Handicap at Gulfstream. Pomace sped that three-quarters mile in 1 : 10 and held a two-length advantage over Sir Mango, who nosed out Stop Gap for place honors. Apprentice jockey Johnny Rotz is engaged to handle Hi Billee in the Monday feature and jockey Carroll Bierman may accept the mount on Stop Gap. In the band named to oppose the Duntreath stars in the Ann Arbor Lions are Leo Edwards Blenfly, 107; Charles C. Ortliebs homebred Doctor McCabe, 114, and Thomas F. Devereux homebred Greatest, 108 pounds. Also, Arthur Roses Michigan-owned Vie, 103, and .Mrs. Charles O. Schweitzers Radical, 113 pounds. James R. Lay ton is engaged to guide Radical, Harold Keene will ride Blenfly, and Bobby Baird is to be at the reins on Doctor McCabe. No jockey has been named late today for Greatest, but Lois Cook probably will be up on the Devereux! colt. Six speedy three-year-olds are scheduled to meet in the three-quarter-mile Sports-jasters Purse, best supporting attraction on ;he Monday card. Southland Stables Kis-jin Kate, who will have the saddle services of Jerry West, and Henry Forrests Moi et Toi, with Larney Hansman up, may share favoritism in the sprint over Mrs. Joseph Tomlinsons Angledozer, Duntreath Farms Militant Miss, Triple R. Stables Oark Theatre, and Leo Edwards Activate. Post time for the initial event on the Vtonday bill is set at the regular hour, ! $:45 p. m.

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