Big Heart, Pernie Lee Duo Favored in Detroit Sprint: Young Fellow Seen Entrys Most Dangerous Rival This Afternoon, Daily Racing Form, 1954-06-23


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Big Heart, Pernie Lee Duo Favored in Detroit Sprint Young Fellow Seen Entrys Most Dangerous Rival This Afternoon By DON FAIR Staff Correspondent DETROIT RACE COURSE, Livonia, Mich., June 22.-r-The G and G Stable, owned by the Motor City sportsmen, Edward Grosfield and T. Alie Grissom, will start a favored entry, Big Heart and Pernie Lee, here Wednesday afternoon in the six-furlongs Northwest Lions Purse. Big Heart, a daughter of Seven Hearts and Hildrum, gets in the dash with 112 pounds under the features allowance terms while Pernie Lee, a well-conformed colt, the get of | riam n. and Royal Edict, will shoulder 111 pounds. Big Heart, who posted a "four-one-two" record in eight engagements during her juvenile season while engaging top flight company, was soundly beaten in her last start here June 16 but, previous to that outing, romped to any easy decision in a three-quarters mile overnight event June 8. Although the track was sloppy for the Continued on Page Fifty-Six Big Heart, Pernie Lee Due Favored in Detroit Sprint Young Fellow Seen Entrys Mosl Dangerous Rival This Afternoor Continued from Page One latter race, the G and G Stable filly is e versatile performer over wet or dry footing and she rates a royal chance for a second success here in the .mid-week head-liner. Pernie Lee was also defeated in his last appearance under silks June 15, but he has worked rather well for his Northwest Lions Purse start and could prove dangerous to his six three-year-old rivals with the running of a "big race." Pernie Lees best performance last year was a close fourth in November to a quick field at Churchill Downs in November, bowing by a three-quarters length margin to Eter-nalment, JoycenJudy, and Brachs Admiral. Vester R. Wright, who trains the G and G establishment thoroughbreds and those of the Louisville patron, James Paddock, is presently the. leading conditioner at the local oval and he announced this morning that jockey Robert Lee Baird, top reinsman here, will have the mount oh either Pernie Lee or Big Heart. Arrayed against the G and G duo in the Northwest Lions Purse will be such fleet second year racers as Clarence Hartwicks Red Sultan, 111, Mrs. .L. Schmidts good •filly, Make a Note* 115, and Larry Rodriguez hard-hitting Young Fellow, pegged at 111 pounds. Also Mrs. George C. Whites homebred Cable-sired gelding, Able Ladd, 111, and Marion H. VanBergs Marshaweista, 109 pounds. Young Fellow is expected to give the G and G entry its sharpest opposition in the midweek attraction. A good class winner last year, the Rodriguez colt was beaten but a nose by Dark Theatre here in the three-quarters mile Lutheran Bowlers Purse, June 14, while Able Jjadd finished third in the race,. He won at Gulf stream Park in April over a fair band of sprinters but his company in the Florida outing hardly measures up to that which he must meet Wednesday. Jockey Charles Swain will have the mount on Red Sultan in the Northwest Lions Purse, Forrest Kaelin will be astride Young Fellow, and Howard Craig is to guide Make A. Note, who is conditioned by the New Orleans turfman, Norman B. Hernandez. Johnny Rotz is engaged for Marshaweista while hustling Lois Cook, who began the Tuesday racing just two winning mounts behind Baird, will be at the reins on Able Ladd.

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