Seven Named for Main Race on Cranwood Card: Greek-Light Expected to Attract Bulk of Play Off Race Last Week, Daily Racing Form, 1952-05-16


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Seven Named for Main Race on Cranwood Card Greek-Light Expected to Attract Bulk of Play Off Race Last Week By W. A. CRUSE Staff Correspondent CRANWOOD PARK, Warrensville Heights, Ohio, May -15. — Ushering in an early week-end program tomorrow, the twelfth day of the 25-day session, one realizes that the meeting is almost half over. Indications show that this compact little course will again be among the top group to show the greatest increase in attendance and miituel play for the 1952 season. Yesterdays mutuel handle of 37,856 set a record for that day of the week at •this plant, and the attendance was 4,114. Tomorrows feature is a six and one-half furlongs dash for four-year-olds and upward with a ,500 claiming price attached. It is a division of the fourth race in the condition book and while the seventh or feature has seven drawn, the fourth has but six; Comprising the field of the seventh are Mrs. M. V. Dalys Sports Editor, S. A. Coopers Goldies Fun, J. K. Wynkoops Bona Girl, Roselyn Skalenickas Tiny Git, Deaton and Gibsons Step Alone, Safiko Stables Rex Ora and R. Pools Greek-Light. Greek-Light appears to have a bit more class than the others and a return to the effort he displayed on May 5 would make him a dangerous adversary. The Rounders colt was beaten less than two lengths for it all and came from off the pace at six and one-half furlongs. The strip was fast that day. In his last outing, over a muddy track, he displayed speed for a half mile of the one and one -sixteenth mile jaunt and then quit badly to wind up a well-beaten seventh in a seven-horse field. Goldies Fun has finished third in both of her outings at the meeting and in her last effort was in behind Mrs. H. Froelichs See D., and D. B. Jones Seymour F. J., two of the faster cheaper performers on the grounds. However, she has beaten much the same sort of field she will meet tomorrow. On March 6, at Charles Town, she was a length the best of Mrs. J. V. Stewarts House of Gold while going four and one-half furlongs and her record shows that she is at home on any kind of going. Her winning effort was over a "good" strip and with ,500 platers. In all probability, the track for this race will be good at best and she may be the one to beat.

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