Redgauntlet Becomes A Factor.: Works the Kentucky Derby Distance in 2:09 3/5 and Horsemen Call Him Dangerous., Daily Racing Form, 1907-05-04


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REDGAUNTLET BECOMES A FACTOR. Works the Kentucky Derby Distance in 2:098 and Horsemen Ca" Him Danqerous. LonisrHk*, Ky.. May •"• Redgaunilet. Wool Sandals and were given their final preparation for the Kentucky Derby this afternoon. Redgaunllet leoBM Up I danuei oils factor lor the race aud shrewd horsemen predict tonight thai Arcite will not have the easy sailing predicted for him after his sensational try out yesterday. There arc many who lie-liee thai the Haves roll will beat Mm Monday. Redgaunilet worked the Derby route this afternoon in 2 : i •!» 3 . earrj lug nearly his freight EST the race. When compared with Arcites 2:07J, this would I. ad on,- to the conclusion that George .1. Longs oMl holds the Hayes candidate safe, but when it is taken into consideration that Redgaunt lei worked by himself and had to go around liar rows, his performance is equally as gi od as Ar-i-iie s. Another nutter to be taken into consideration is that the track this afternoon was consider -abl] slower linn when Anile, aided by pacemakers, was uiviii his tinal try out. Should the track be muddy, and present indications point that way. BeJdgaantlel will supplant Arcite as the lieiting choice. Many horsemen say that Arcite will not l.e a starter should the track heroine heavy, as he is known to dislike the going. Wi ■! ! Sandals ran the mile and a quarter in 2:13i!, eased up in the final quarter. lTainer Campbell says that the colt is thoroughly tit and will be ■ contender at the finish. Ovelando. carrying aboat Ho pounds, was sent over the Derby distance in :11J. He was all out at the finish and will have to Improve considerably to make a good showing. There were numerous arrivals today at Churchill Downs. The principal stable was Robert Tuckers from New lork. With Tuckers eleven horses in charge of "Doc" Riddle, came jokey Nicol. Jockey Jimmy Hennessy. who rode in good form at New Orleans for Bin lew and ONeill, will arrive tomorrow aud do the riding for Tucker.

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