Eight to Match Strides In Cranwood Sprint Test: Fleeting Rock and Flaming Tera Have Raced Well at Meet to Date, Daily Racing Form, 1952-05-21


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Eight to Match Strides In Cranwood Sprint Test Fleeting rock and Flaming Tera Have Raced Well at Meet to Date By W. A. DRUSE Staff Correspondent CRANWOOD PARK, Warrensville Heights, Ohio, May 20. — The weather continues to be damp, dull and dismal, but the racing programs arranged daily set a new precedent for the sport here. The mid-week card for tomorrow is no exception and the customary nine events have been carded. In the seventh and feature, an. allowance test for three-year-olds and older horses at five furlongs, eight will vie for honors. Two of those named, A. W. Messersmiths Fleeting Rock and the Dorchester Farms Flaming Tera, finished third and sixth, respectively, in the ,500 Imp Handicap last Saturday. Fleeting Rock was beaten only two and three-quarter lengths for it all, and did take the top on the field to the early stretch. Aside from her effort in the Imp, Fleeting Rock has turned in two victories at this session. In the Menow Purse on_May 12, the Piping Rock filly was two and three-quarter lengths the best of the field and negotiated six furlongs over a heavy track in 1:15%. Prior to that she was victorious in The Pictor, wHicrt was at five, furlongs, but for those who run with a ,500 or ,000 tag. attached. The strip, was good that day and time for five furlongs was 1:01%, and she was five lengths* on top at the furlong marker to coast to three1 and three-quarter lengths advantage at the end. Hall and Fetzers Swans Cadet was very much of the champion in this-area last season but turned in a rather dull effort in the Inaugural Purse opening day. Last year the Aviation Cadet gelding turned in three consecutive performances to earn brackets and went postward only eight times all year. It is probable that he will be in peak, form for this event and cannot be entirely overlooked: S. Wildons Fleet Swallow and L. Desaint and W. C. Prickett entry of Butterweed and Caunsirwill be making their first appearances at the meeting. Caunsil will undoubtedly carry the support of the entry if both go, and has been going: well all season, with sevesal trips to the winners circle at Sunshine Park. Others in the field include Mrs.. N. Fer-raras Wise Advisor and G. Stalkers Rabbit Point. The latter of this pair has won two races at this meeting. In the last he took the top going six furlongs over a muddy strip and. was a length better than his closest rival in a field of ,500 platers. Prior to that race the Supremus gelding was victorious in an allowance test at six and one-half iurlongs and could prove dangerous in this band.

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