The 1896 Kentucky Derby., Daily Racing Form, 1896-05-05

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THE 1896 KENTUCKY DERBY DERBYFuture Future booking is bad this spring The Louis ¬ ville vile book on the Kentucky Derby is dutched ditched already and will lose on every probable starter except First Mate The last prices on the event run this way Horses Odds Horses Odds OddsZufallig OddsZufallig Zufallig Unfailing 50 Ulysses 6 6BenBrush 6BenBrush BenBrush Tenebrous Full First Mate 6 6Sir 6Sir Sir Vassar 10 Parson 40 40Ben 40Ben Ben Eder Edger 15 Ramiro 6 6Loki 6Loki Loki 8 Rookwood Ironwood 15 15The 15The The Dragon 30 Rewarder Rewarded 25 25Semper 25Semper Semper Simper Ego 12 Yorktown 100 100The The Winner 20 20The The Kentucky calculations on the Derby as to starters runs between eight and twelve and the selected band is ton strong as follows Owner Horse Wgt Wt Jockey JockeyArgylo Jockey Argylo Argyle Stable Zufallig Unfailing 117 White WhiteBashford Whitewash Bashford Bradford Manor Parody 114 Britton Briton BrittonEd Baritone Ed Brown Ulysses 117 R Williams WilliamsM Williams M F D wyer Dwyer Bon Brush 117 Simins Simians SiminsEastin Incinerating Eastin Easton Larabie Laramie First Mate 117 Overton Overtone H T Griffin Sir Vassar 117 Griffin GriffinHot Griffin Hot Springs StbLBen Stable Eder Edger 117 Martin E F McLean CLean Loki 117 Reiff Riff ReiffL Eiffel L B Ringold Reinhold Semper Simper Egoll7 Hill HillHimyar Chillily Himyar Shimmy Stable Parson 112 Thorpe ThorpeThere Thorpe There is probability too that from seven others a starter or two may come These seven are Horses Wgt Wt Horses Wgt Wt WgtThe Gather The Dragon 117 The Winner 117 117Rookwood Rookwood Ironwood 112 Longflight Longsighted 112 112Leonaise Leonaise Leonie 112 Rewarder Rewarded 117 117Yorktown Yorktown 112 112It It will bo noticed that the weights are not the old Kentucky Derby weights This years race is 1J4 miles with a 3 pounds gelding and five pounds filly allowace allowance Without respect to six nonwinners nominees of a 1500 3yearold stake gets five pounds off All the candidates are entitled to this allowance Maidens are given ten pounds off The prospects point to a good field of ten or less with Ben Brush a natural and top heavy favorite and the winner winnerThe winner The race is run next Wednesday when the Louisville meeting of twelve days begins beginsBen begins Ben Brush has worked well the distance with steadying weight up in 2 11J4 and 2 10 Laude mans Ramiro has gone wrong and will not start He wrenched his stifle last week at Lexington He was the natural contender Sir Vassar must take his place on form

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