Inaugural at Monmouth Park Today: Salvator Mile Lures Line-Up Of Fourteen for First Running; Erigeron, King Dorsett, Mangohick and Alexis to Command Support in Dash, Daily Racing Form, 1948-06-21


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AMORY L HASKELL Head of Mon ¬ mouth Park Jockey Club at whose sea ¬ shore track a meeting of 42 days opens this afternoon Inaugural at Monmouth Park Today Salvator Mile Lures LineUp Of Fourteen for First Running Erigeron King Dorsett Mangohick and Alexis to Command Support in Dash DashMONMOUTH MONMOUTH PARK Oceanport N J June 19 All dressed up in its best bib and tucker and with some 2000 thoroughbreds awaiting competition ultramodern Mon ¬ mouth Park marked time today for the opening on Monday at 230 p m of its annual summer meeting meetingAuguring Auguring well for the rich array of stakes and handicaps which will be offered northern New Jersey race enthusiasts dur ¬ ing the 42day session was the extremely gratifying response to Mondays 10000 Salvator Mile a brand new stake but one which is expected to gain high favor in the years to come comeNamed Named in honor of a famous thorough ¬ bred of a bygone era this first running of the Salvator Mile drew a surprising large and representative field of 14 with the lineup including crack middledistance runners from the New York Delaware New Jersey and Maryland circuits circuitsThere There is no standout in the Salvator but rather it is a wide open event in which anyone of the 14 candidates can very easily earn the lions share of the liberal prize prizeIn In post position order the field comprises Mimosa Stock Farms War Trophy Grand view Stables Erigeron Christiana Stables Alexis Greentree Stables Coincidence C V Whitneys Bright Sword Marlet Sta ¬ bles Vertigo II King Ranchs Flash Burn Short Brook Farms Pennant Day Sam Greenfields High Trend Miss Margie Fishers Shivaree J W Browns King Dor sett Harry LaMontagnes Caifero C T Chenerys Mangohick and Hugh A Grants Eb EbClear Clear and Cooler Weather Forecast ForecastAt At noon today the Monmouth Park track resembled a shimmering sea of yellow mud the strip having absorbed volumes of water from boisterous thunderstorms which swept this area through last night The imme ¬ diate forecast was for clear and cooler weather however and with approximately 48 hours remaining between now and post time on Monday there was a strong possi ¬ bility the footing would be fast for the gala inaugural card cardThe The Salvator is an allowance affair in which the earnings of the various candi ¬ dates govern their weights In this respect the fleet Erigeron who has been ambi ¬ tiously campaigned actually will be one of the high weights in the group but his im ¬ post is only 115 pounds The weights of the others range dovn the scale to 103 pounds which will be shouldered by Pennant Day DayBecause Because he ran an extremely fast six furlongs at Garden State Park and has trained superbly over the local course the fleet and steadygoing King Dorsett may enjoy the distinction of favorite but even so he should be an extremely liberal choice Showing utter disdain for the sloppy foot ¬ ing that prevailed King Dorsett worked six furlongs this morning in 116 breezing a drill that clearly indicated his prepared ¬ ness for Mondays objective objectiveMangohick Mangohick one of the five Salvator candidates transferred from New York won so cleverly during his Metropolitan campaign that he too is expected to have more than a casual following Provided the track is fast Alexis will prove a rugged competitor because this Wilmingtonowned bay son of Heliopolis turned in an excellent qualifying race last Thursday at Delaware Park in finishing second in his first start of the year yearCoincidence Coincidence Flash Burn Bright Sword and Vertigo II are others who are invading Monmouth Park from New York All have excellent records recordsHigh High Trend War Trophy and Bright Sword were bright lights during the 1947 season at Monmouth Park and recent trials indicate each retains his particular fondness for the Oceanport course Shiv ¬ aree is a particularly effective competitor at a mile distance while Erigeron gifted with extreme early speed could very easily lead the pack from beginning to end

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