10/21/2005 11:00PM

Prop Me Up gives winners a shot


EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Prop Me Up makes her debut against winners Tuesday afternoon in the $36,000 allowance feature at The Meadowlands Racetrack, a mile-and-70-yard turf race for fillies and mares.

Prop Me Up scored a three-length maiden win Sept. 9 at Monmouth Park last time out, her first two-turn effort, and was poised to face winners Oct. 11, but the card was washed away after only three races.

A 3-year-old, Prop Me Up also makes her first start on grass Tuesday.

"On either surface, she's shown a knack for going a distance," said trainer Kelly Breen. "I would prefer it come off the grass, but either way, we'll give it a shot."

Joe Bravo has the return call on Prop Me Up.

Prop Me Up made her debut for trainer Norman Pointer at Calder in July, when she overcame a slow start to rally for third. Prop Me Up headed north to Breen for her next three races, all at Monmouth, finishing second twice in sprints before the stretch-out victory.

Ace of Kay figures to be one of the prominent pace factors. She has been on or near the lead in all four grass starts since joining the Carlos Martin barn. Most recently, Ace of Kay led until the stretch in an allowance race here Oct. 1.

One and Only You tackles The Meadowlands for the first time for trainer Wendy Kinnamon. One and Only You made her last six starts at Philadelphia Park, finishing third in her last three.

Moyne Abbey faced 3-year-old claimers in her last two outings at Saratoga. She was not a factor for a $100,000 tag but bounced back to get third for $50,000. Apprentice rider Channing Hill will be aboard for trainer Patrick Reynolds.

Todd Pletcher will be represented by Candy Striper, who won her maiden last time out, back in March at Laurel.

Trainer Barclay Tagg will try again with Gold Melody, a 4-year-old filly who has run twice at The Meadowlands and has not been better than sixth. In both races, she led or pressed the pace before fading in the lane. Eddie King Jr. will try to nurse her speed.

Pammie From Miami needs a sharper break. She hesitated at the start last time out for trainer Tom Skiffington and never recovered.