Eight Two-Year-Old Trotters in Stake Sponsored by Northern III. Colt Assn: Steve Tell is Most Highly Regarded of Field Named for ,000 Maywood Race, Daily Racing Form, 1952-06-16


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Eight Two-Year-Old Trotters in Stake Sponsored by Northern III. Colt Assn. Steve Tell Is Most Highly 1 Regarded of Field Named For ,000 Maywood Race MAYWOOD PARK, Maywood, 111., June 14. — Eight young trotters will be initiated to stake competition Monday night at May-wood Park. The eight, all owned in the Chicago area, will start in a ,000 stake for two -year-olds sponsored by the Northern Illinois Colt Association. The stake, which will be raced as the third event, is the first of six two-year-old stakes scheduled for Chicago harness tracks this summer. A similar event for pacers will top the Wednesday program at Maywood. Most highly regarded in the young field is Steve Tell, owned by William Laue of Hinsdale. Trainer Dale Ainsworth has sent Steve Tell postward twice this season and the colt has responded with one second place finish against veteran competition. The Spencer Tell gelding will open as a 2 tu 1 choice off that performance. Jack Cameron and Phil Starck of Chicago will send their promising Fritzie Martini out for the first s|art of his career. Completing the field are Still Better, owned by Calvin Bredberg of New Windsor; Eddie Win, owned by Howard Leadley of Wyoming; Moon Magic, entered by Carl Fisher of Avon; Artie Cash, owned by Arthur Nor-burg of Princeton,- and the Ben Jefferson entry of Donald Lee and Mr. Lee Abbe. Paul Doughertys Johnny Brown and the Vincent Spencer estates Gene Long, which shared second money in the recent 0,000 I Maywood Trotting Derby, will match strides [ in the seventh race, a ,250 trot at one mile. Johnny Brown, winner of four out of five before bowing to Silver Faith in the derby, is favored in the overnight line-up of seven which also includes Sidney Guy, Full Force, Buckie B., Little Steve, and Lucky Lee Prince. The race has been named the Greatest Show on Earth Trot in honor of the current motion picture. Maywood enters its final six nights of racing with a mutuel average ranging 10 per cent higher than 1951. The 10-week stand will end Saturday. C. J. RUMLEY— Will drive Calvin Bred-bergs Still Better in the Northern Illinois Colt Stake tonight at Maywood.

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