T. S. Martin For Whitney Memorial: Good and Plenty Is All Right--Bedouin in Training for the Cosmopolitan., Daily Racing Form, 1907-05-16


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T. S. MARTIN FOR WHITNEY MEMORIAL Good and Plenty Is All Right — Bedouin In Training for the Cosmopolitan. New York. May 15.— Thomas Hitchcock. Jr., said at Belmont Park today that Good and Plenty had not l cen injured in the steeplechase on Saturday. The big horse came out of bis race in fine condition and he was romping with his grooms half an hour after cooling out. Mr. Hitchcock attributes his defeat to the bog. He does not believe that Coligny could have got anywhere near bim if Oood and Plenty had missed the l og. Good and Plentys preparation for the Whitney Memorial Steeplechase, which is to be run May 30. will continue as though he had not met defeat, and Mr. Hitchcock lielieves he will win. Paul Rainey is of a different mind. He believes T. S. Martin, which won the steeplechase today, will take Good and Plenty into camp no matter how good the big gelding may be. T. S. Martin was the winner of last seasons Harbor Hill and trainer Garth considers him the l est fencer in the Rainey barn, although no person who follows steeplechasing discounts either Sanctus or St. Kevin. E. W. Jewett says John Huggins is making a strenuous effort to get Bedouin to the post in the Cosmopolitan Handicap. Bedouin became sore last fall after his victory in the Century Stakes and be was unable to fill the November engagements that had been made for him at Aqueduct. Last fall Mr. Jewett did not think it would be wise to train him this spring. But the Meddler gelding has taken more kindly to work than his people expected. Bedouin as a general proposition, is not an early horse, but if Huggins succeeds in bringing him to the post fit in the Cosmopolitan, he will take some beating. He likes Belmont Park going. In the Jerome Handicap a year ago last fall he made a record for one mile and five sixteenths. A. Hamel has moved his string, which consists of the good filly Notasulga and the plater Wes. from Jamaica to Belmont Park. Notasulga is an eligible for the Gaiety Stakes, to be run at the second meeting. Accountant is taking to his work in a way that is exceedingly pleasing to trainer Allen and the horse is about ready to avoid a beating in the big handicaps to come. Oran. in the same stable, is now going miles in 1 :43 and is nearly ready to go against the best of them. Roseben more than enjoyed a half mile breather made in ol§ yesterday and the big Tammany idol was fighting for his head all the way. Handzarra. Coy Maid and Running Water are showing noticeable improvement in their recent trials at Gravesend. Wexford is being slowly and carefully prepared by trainer Lynch for what he thinks will be a winning race and says it may happen any time now. Kd Ball easily galloped seven furlongs at Graves-end m 1:33 yesterday and will do to tab for a good race soon if not too ambitiously placed. Jacobite. Cressina. Tartar Maid and Don Enrique are all ready for some sparkling races. Kiatnesba is rapidly coming around to her best form and her trainer says she will be hard to beat when he gets the mare right on edge. The watch-holder* who have been taking note of the morning trials at the steeplechasers, say Sandalwood. Jimmy Lane, Paul Jones. Delcanta and Bayonet, will soon be ready to go through the field in public.

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