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. , 1 AMPEDO LOOKS GOOD FOR THE DERBY* His Race at Ascot Yesterday Impressive — Easterners Back Homelander. Los Angeles, CaL, Pebmarj I. -The victory of Impedo in tlie free handicap at Ascot Park pnlay was impressive. lie gave away from thirteen to twenty-three pounds t» some good three-year-olds ud. .Mining from last position when turning iuio the stretch lie was. Jigurat ively speaking, running over the. others in the final eighth. Horsessea here are now giving him serious eon-iderat im for the forthcoming Derby, if lie dins not train off between now and Pebraary 22. he will l o a stumbling block to several owners that have their eyes cm this prize fo ■ three j ear olds. The racing conditions today were ideal and the sport wss good. Tin esastern contingent to a man backed i loinelaiider. It was a profitable day lor the majorlrj of ■peculators. Craaadoa arrived today with others of the Baldwin suing from Oakland. It is aadCTSl i that ho is to go into the stud, but lie may have a race or two be- ! goinL- to the ranch. Will Shields has leit here lor ]. nnings to train his horses for the coming season in the cast.