Long Branch Handicap May Draw Full Field: Topweighted Ferd Ideally Suited at Mile and One-Sixteenth Route, Daily Racing Form, 1951-06-28


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Long Branch Handicap May Draw Full Field Topweighted Fe.d Ideally Suited At Mile and One-Sixteenth Route MONMOUTH PARK. Oceanport, N. J., June 27. — The field for Saturdays fourth renewal of the 0,000 added Long Branch j Handicap is beginning to take on shape, with Mrs. Andy Schuttingers long-striding Ferd indicated as the starting highweight with 118 pounds. A full field is expected to answer the call from the list of 46 nominees and it should be both an interesting and keenly contested race. The one mile and a sixteenth distance of the fixture is ideally suited to Ferd, who was a big disappointment in the Salvator Mile early in this meeting, but previously won the Paumonok and Valley Forge Handicaps. The Jersey-bred four-year-old son of Lochinvar was bumped about early in the Salvator running and, after losing considerable distance racing outside horses on the first turn, was unable to reach the leaders and tired. Ennobled, a fleet son of Count Fleet racing for William G. Helis, Jr., should not find his 114 pounds burdensome and an effort similar to his recent galloping tri umph at Garden State Park would place him as a real tough one. He also won the Gulfstream Park Handicap in his Florida campaign, but he occasionally turns in some rather poor efforts, too, that are apparently brought about when he is unable to race easily with the early pace. Mrs. Walter M. Jeffords Post Card, who deadheated with Cochise in the Brandy-wine Handicap and earlier tallied convincingly in the Maryland Handicap, will have heavy support and he gets in with a favorable 113 pounds. Brookmeade Stables Chains, another familiar stakes winner in New Jersey, is training with the Long Branch as a prime objective and he should have little difficulty with his impost of 106 pounds. Most of the Long Branch probables have either been racing well recently or training up to the race, and the lighter-weighted members may have a lot to say about the outcome. Woodland Farms Overexposed, 106, will be attempting to repeat his decision over Ferd in the Salvator; William Y. Goldsboroughs Binky B., 104, won very convincingly at a mile and a sixteenth here last week; Samuel Greenfeld s High Trend, 107, continues to go along evenly; Maine Chance Farms Admirals Pride, 104, is capable of improvement; Mrs. J. Carsons Kinsman, 109, has been training exceedingly well; Joe Gavegnanos Pensava, 106, could be very dangerous providing he does not sulk, while H. LaMontagnes Steel Blue, 108, is not out of place with this kind.

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