Lexington Prospects Are Excellent.: Horses in Advanced State of Preparation and Keen Interest Manifested in Approaching Meeting., Daily Racing Form, 1910-03-27


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LEXINGTON PROSPECTS ARE EXCELLENT Horses in Advanced State of Preparation and Keen Interest Manifested in Approaching Meeting Lexinglon Ky March 25 Five weeks in advance of the opening of the Kentucky Associations spring meeting the local situation is encouraging There is decidedly more wholesome interest in racing among the substantial people of the blue grass region than for several seasons past An encouraging token is the presence at the track each morning of a large number of Lexingtons substantial citizens to wit ¬ ness the gallops There are now mqrc than 100 horses in training here and applications for stalls for more than 100 others have already been made The weather during the mouth of March has been unprecedentedly favorable for training and in con ¬ sequence the horses are much more advanced than usual usualRacing Racing Secretary William Shelley will come here from Louisville next Thursday and will enter upon his work of preparation for the meeting the follow ¬ ing day He will announce the program on April 15 There are to be six races on each of the seven days with no purse of less than 00 and a feature to which the added money will be not less than iOO each day The weights for the Cainden Han ¬ dicap which is to serve as a preliminary to the Kentucky Derby and which will be run May o will be announced April 15 The eligibles for this race are Waldo Donau Fighting Bob Boca Grande Eye White John Furlong Sureget Howdy Howdy My Gal Joe Morris Boola Boola King Solomon Collis Ormsby Relluf Don Antonio Foxy Mary Markie M Bourbouite Aeon Sager Vreeland Ethel D Colinet Fereno Nannette Zulu Zalira and Mazor MazorSuperintendent Superintendent Ross has the track in satisfactory condition and for the past six weeks has been making improvements on the grounds Chief of these is the new entrance from Breckinridge street which affords better street car service and eliminates a long walk The grandstand is beingrepaiated and a number of boxes have been arranged in its center centerNo No horse at the track has as yet been worked out a mile at top speed but some of the more mature racers are Hearing that stage in their prep ¬ aration The twoyearolds are going quarters in 24 threeeighths in C and one John Bradleys AHceaDale has bien a half in 50 Tills is re ¬ garded as sensational work since none of the older horses has covered the distance in faster time Horses like Joe Morris Boola Boola Miami John Furlong Markie M Merrlek Chcrryola Starport Berwick etc have been working halves iu from 50 to 51

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