Six Sprinters Compete in Monmouth Offering: Fleet Ace Looms Favorite over Rocky Heights, Giggle, Glen Esk, Daily Racing Form, 1952-06-16


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Six Sprinters Compete In Monmouth Offering Fleet Ace Looms Favorite Over Rocky Heights, Giggle, Glen Esk MONMOUTH PARK, Oceanport, N. J., June 14. — The field is small for the first week-day feature offering at this meeting on Monday, with only a half-dozen sprinters meeting in the sixth race Atlantic Purse. However, they are a shifty lot, there is no outstanding favorite, and the speculation will be close. Mrs. Andy Schuttinger, who maintains a large breeding nursery nearby in New Jersey, will be represented by Fleet Ace who will drew support- from his winning essay at of weeks ago. Although his time was not too impressive, his manner of winning was, and it was the first competition for the four-year-old son of Case Ace since an impressive three-race campaign at Monmouth Park in his juvenile year. Fleet Ace apparently places the accent on speed and he can be expected to be sent out in an effort to cut out a rapid pace. He will carry 124 pounds, which is a highweight that will be shared by H. H. Polks Rocky Heights. The others in the band are Al-Jo Stables Slam Shut, River Divide Farms Giggle, Harborvale Stables Stepchild and Mrs. A. Mazzeos Glen Esk. Rocky Heights, who will be ridden by Jimmy Stout, has been training very smartly over this course and he may come up with one of his better races, which would probably be good enough to take the laurels. Giggle was a winner not too long ago at Camden and, with Charles Burr as the pilot, can be expected to show some strong late foot. Glen Esk comes up from an unsuccessful campaign at Delaware Park and neither he or Slam Shut appear overly threatening. Stepchild went amiss in his training following some sparkling races during this meeting last year that included two victories. This four-year-old son of Rounders and Away Home will be returning to the racing wars for the first time on Monday, and he may be watched for signs of winning form to come in future engagements.

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