Waldo is Now in Fine Fettle.: Kentucky Favorite Goes a Quarter in 23 in Working a Mile in 1:45 3/5 Louisville Stalls in Demand., Daily Racing Form, 1910-04-14


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WALDO IS NOW IN FINE FETTLE. Kentucky Favorite Goes a Quarter in 23 in Working a Mile in 1:46% — Louisville Stalls in Demand. Louisville. Ky.. April 13. — Lvman II. Davis, secretary of the New Louisville Jnckey Club, is already hard pressed for stall room for the Baring meeting. which begins at Churchill Downa May io. Secretary Davis has available two racing plants, easily capable of taking can- of 1..VO Banana, but the stalls bath at Douglas lark anil the Howns have virtually all Imvh engaged. Ketpiests are still coming from Jacksonville, where the 12:!-tlavs meeting will end next S it, inlay. Larly next week rat-els will lie arriving at lyouisville in huge numbers, ami it is assured that when the twenty-three days meeting begins here n ore hoi- s will lie ready to go to the post than ever before in the history of local raring. 1 . N. Plan Ills horses, in charge of James Bver-■ tan, have arrived at Churchill Downs from the south, all in tine order. T. M. tireen, the star of the string, stood the journey well. Ilaiibridge. whith is at the Downs with the Get at 1 and of racers, wintered well. The soreness he developed after a hand campaign last fall has disappeared with the winters respite from training. Trainer Ham expects him to do as well, if not better, than last year. Ld Cnrrigans stable has arrived at the Downs. He has- ten racers, among them Hen K. Sleet, a Derby eligible. Several promising two-year-olds are also in his string. Mr. Gerrigaa is at Magnolia Springs, Ala., for a brief stay at fore coming north. Tie veteran turfman is again on his feet and writes that he is hopefnl of regaining his old-time standing an th ■ turf. K.l Trotter, writing from Jacksonville to Secretary Davis, has engaged quarters for nine horses. He has Dr. Holzberg and Eyebright in his string. "Doc" Streett. after a short campaign at Atue-iititt. will come to the IXowns with his three lata-year-olds, of which VaBoaln is the best. Hat veteran trainer still has hopes of getting another Toliog gan beaare lie quits the turf. A. J. Jorey. with Old Honesty and four other horses, ami T. 11. Stevens, with a string of fourteen, will ship from I a bm hi to Churchill Dow ns May 1. Topland was the only Kentucky Derby eligible to work over a coaaMerable distance of ground at Churchill Downs Monday, although several other eli-gibles were out. The son of Orlando — Topsy Over was sent a mile by trainer Van Meter, and while no fast work was attempted the colt handled hlaueif in a manner which larpres Bed horsemen and onlookers greatly. He was accompanied by The Kail, a stable companion, but horsemen realized that The Fad would attempt no hard work, as he has been sick for the past two weeks. Toplaml was sent the tirst aaarter in fast time, but after that the exercise lxiy eas ed up. ami when the mile had been completed it was found that he had covered the distance in 1:471. Topland is now the main reliance of trainer Van Meter for the Derby. The Fad has bean on the ailing list, and Monday was the tirst time that he had had a saddle mi in ten days. The son of Wools-thorpe was allowed to canter about the course, but it will be several days lit fore he gets down lo bard nark. Trainer Tan Meter intended to start bath of his eligitibs in the Derby, desiring that The Fad cut out the pace for his stable companion, but it now looks as though Topland will have to go it alone U.ileigh Colston had Waldo on the track, but the son ff Ilanmles was onlv Jagged and cantered. He was given his liost work of the year last Sunday, when he covered a mile in l:dB|. He ran the lirst three-quarters in 1:1*! and the second quarter in 2.".. Incidentally covering a half mile in 4s2. When May 10 arrives Waldo wOl be lit. Waldo will be shipped to Lexington April 2i and can be counted upon as a sure starter in the Camden Handicap. In this event he will meet live or six Derby eligibles and then it will be shown whether or not he is a stayer. There is some question among horsemen regarding th • ability t.f Waldo to go a mile ami a quarter. This is Why they are training their eligibles for the Derby as though Waldo were not engaged. All are read t«. admit that if the son of Ilanmles is fit and able to stay the route, they have little ehauce to liuish better than second. Miller Henderson had Frank G. Ilogan and Chasten Morris, his two Derby eligibles. out. It was the lirst time since his retain from Jacksonville that Headeraoa allowed Frank G. list an to da much work. He stnt the colt a half mile and tin- manner in whi.-h he performed showed that the son of Ila.vkswick- Wedding Day is rounding into condition. It is not certain thai the stable will have a starter in the Derby. At lirst it was the intention to start Captain Morris, but the son of Hen St nunc unstated his exercise hag and ran into a fence about two weeks ago. and his trainer has not ticen able to do much with him since that time. Frank !. Hogaa is now oing along nicely. He worked a half mile in SI yesterday. Aiiniuiiicemeut was made by Miller Beaderaan that McTaggart, an apprentice. would do most of the riding for tie- stable this season. McTaggart is regarded as a hag of promise. It. Williams win do some of the riding for the stable, srhkh has dhnjaned of its contract on M. McGee io Geergc odom. Fred Lu/.ader. who is training the horses Ixdonging to J. B. Wainwriglil. had all of his charges out. Interest centered in the showing of Gallant Pirate, which is counted upon as a sure starter in the Derby. This black colt moved about in a frisky maumr. but no fast work was attempted, nhoaaer, • •lie of the licst prospects in the Laaader barn, worked, fire eighths in 1*4|, and was fighting for lis head at all stages. Bpooaer will he shipped to Lexington and will start in several of the purse races at the Kentucky Association track. I.uzader allowed Alice George to work live-eighths in 1 :0 i, while Al Midler was cantered. Gallant Iirate went a mile in 1 :4.». hard held all of the way. Fete Cayae had George J. Longs Derby oligibi.s out. Tin y were Jagged and cantered for ahead two miles. ifcm Anion hi was then allowed to work three-eighths in •!!. It is the intention of trainer Coyne to start both of these horses in the Camden Handicap at Lexington. He fancies that Dan An toaio will make the better showing, ami is giving the son of Al rental a special preparation for the Kentucky Derby. "I have a fair sort of a horse." said Coyne, "and I want him to be in shape when Derby Day arrives. He is no world beater, but. with the exception of Waldo, there are no great horses engaged." Coyne train.il Sir Boon when that son of Falsetto won the Derby. Oeorge Ham Bulked Danaa ami Sureget. the tlerst eligibles. three-eighths in :.7L Donaii is fancied some by horsemen, but nearly all are dubious about bht ability to stav the route. Ham. however, thinks that Dnaaa will be able to travel a mile and a aaarter anil is not at all alarmed because his charge will he forced to meet the mighty Waldo.

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