Many Good Horses Now At Lexington.: Cottontown Shows Improvement and May Stand Training--Great Things Claimed for Nimbus., Daily Racing Form, 1908-04-11


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MANY GOOD HORSES NOW AT LEXINGTON Cottontown Shows Improvement and May Stand Training Great Things Claimed for Nimbus NimbusLexington Lexington Ky April 10 Nimbus Kentucky Beau II C Itaiin Cottontown Honest Kings Daughter Lady Anne Sempro Water Light Banis dale Skyo Orison Lady Vic May Jene Dick Fin nell Dr Keith Ardis Enlist Miirmorcan and Mamie Gallagher are the most representative of the tried horses here More than onehalf of the 400 horses are twoyearolds that have yet to make their first starts The majority of these are culls from the breeding farms but a goodly number have shown trials that indicate that they will do to go out in competition with some that were counted stars in the yearling sales of 1007 if reports of the performances of the latter at other tracks can be depended upon A few of the younger division well worth tabbing are French Cook Topping on Charley Hill White Face Jeff Bernstein Cavarone Hybla Charlotte Hamilton Philip Neoga Major Lawrence Nostoc Leapcr Willow Plume Becky Backer and Fencing Girl The majority of the races will of course be for purses of IOO but once the barrier rises they will run as far and as fast for that as they would for 1000 1000Cottontowii Cottontowii has not taken a lame Stop since lie came up from I1 J Milletts farm in Bourlxin county and trainer Groesche is now of the opinion that he will stand training this year though of course he will be in no position to tell definitely until he has put the horse through more strenuous paces When he went to the farm last fall Cotton towns tendon was in such condition that tinre seemed little chance of his ever getting to the post again againK K C Kiinn is doing well enough in the barn of J C Milam but his three races at New Orleans lost him many supporters here When it L Baker bought the son of Lactantius for 700 at the sale of the Stoll horses here last November everybody thought he had a bargain and there were many who were willing to say that he had the Kentucky Derby as good as in his pocket but now it is different If H C Kami should win that race he must im ¬ prove wonderfully in the brief time between now and May 5 He may do it but if he does he will surprise more than a handful of people peopleFrance France Brooks the colored man who looks after the stable of Woodford Clay says he does not be ¬ lieve there is a threeyearold in the west and probably none in the cast that can take the measure of Nimbus going five and onehalf furlongs The son of Star Shoot was a good racer last year and he will surely be a better one this year Mr Clays horses will be shipped to New York about May 1 though the young man from Bourbon county may decide to leave a week earlier earlierTrainer Trainer Charles Hughes is planning to go east with the Ziegler horses about the 20th 20thThe The story was sent out from New Orleans that Mr Ziegler had offered Louis A Cclla 20000 for Marse Abe That was not exactly the proposition He offered 20000 for Marse Abe and Sea Swell Mr Cella however would not let them go goLast Last Wednesday at Dixiana Farm there were born three flue bay colts by Beii Strome out of the mares Beldaga dam of Ben Stone Monita a young daughter of Hamburg and Cheesecloth by Chevcu ing The eight previous foals at the farm had been fillies

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