Rumson and Monmouth Handicaps This Week: Feature Wednesday and Saturday Programs at New Jersey Course, Daily Racing Form, 1952-06-23


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Rumson and Monmouth Handicaps This Week Feature Wednesday and Saturday Programs at New Jersey Course By WILLIAM C. PHILLIPS Staff Correspondent MONMOUTH PARK, Oceanport, N. J., June 21. — The coming week at this seaside course promises to be an exciting one, with the sixth running of the 5,000 Rum-son Handicap down for decision on Wednesday, and the sixteenth edition of the 5,000 Monmouth Handicap to be presented on Saturday. The Rumson weights have already been released, and a representative field is expected for this six-furlong sprint. Racing secretary John Turner, Jr. will reveal his weights for the Monmouth on Monday. The latter is at one mile and a quarter and is one of the salient events of the entire meeting. Among those looming as probable starters in the Rumson are Mrs. Louis Lazares Sheilas Reward who was assigned 124 pounds, just four under Woodchuck who is awaiting stakes engagements in Chicago; Harborvale Stables Dark Peter, Mrs. S. M. Pistorios Tuscany, Alan T. Clarkes Senator Joe, H. A. Kimballs Algasir, Greentree Stables Northern Star, Carolyn K Stables Hi Billee, Marlboro Studs Jet Master, Mrs. Alfred Roberts Eatontown and G. M. Cohens Jess Linthicum. Among the nominees to the Monmouth, Turner, is expected to place highweights on Battlefield," Arise, Greek Ship, Crafty Admiral, County Delight and the Irish import Crocodile. The Attention Purse will be featured as the week begins on Monday, with seven sophomores meeting in this event at a distance of a mile and a sixteenth. Mrs. Alfred Roberts Little Greg is the leading candidate for the favorite role, with Fer- nando Fernandez to do the saddlework with 116 pounds. Also to figure prominently in the betting are S. P. Sticklers Deca-polis, Winthrop Stables Jack Jr. and C. V Whitneys Turks Cap.

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