Aftermath of the Kentucky Derby., Daily Racing Form, 1910-05-12


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I.011 l.ou t Corvel. orvcl. AFTERMATH OF THE KENTUCKY DERBY. William Qui of Nashville Itought the Kc-ntueky Derby winm-r. Donau. as a yearling from his breeder. Col. Milte.ii Young. in the summer of l.IOS. Donau was foaled in the spring of ]!M7 at M -Crathiana Farm, near Lexington. Coleuiel Young retained W-N.lsthorpe-. the sire of Is, nan. out of the Mc Grathiana Stud dispersal sab- in the fall of 1!i tS. and he- is now hale ami he-arty at the- age of twenty three, eloing aim lea for his owner with a banil of mares aB John D. Carrs farm, near Irxing-ton. Al Iyom-. the mare that produced Tuesdays Derby winner, is now owned by Thomas Piatt, and is on his farm adjoining that ou which Wnolsthorpe ! stands. Owner William foist beamed with pleasure when his olt Donau retiirne-el te» the stand after his triumph. "I was confident of success, ami told all my frie-nds before the race- that he- wenild win." saiel Mr. Gc-rst. "His record of last year was sufficient to demonstrate that he is a great colt, and I expect to achieve- many more victories with him. To Ce-orgo Ham. his trainer, must be given great e-ri-dit for the splendid condition iu which the colt went to the |«»st." • apt. William Brown, a veteran turfman of the old days, arrived from his home in Mobile. Ala., to see- Tuesdays running of the Kentucky Derby. He- has never aliased se-eiug the- big event decided. lb- was ecu hand when Aristielcs won the race in i 1815, and has seen the finish of every Derby that : has since Ix-cn run at Churchill Downs. He- thinks the greatest De-rby race was in 1880. when Spokane be-at tin- sensational Proctor Knott, but he regards Hindoo as the- best race horse- that ever won the blue- ribbon of the- Kc-ntueky turf. Jockeys Isaac- Murphy ami Winkfield are the only riders who piloted two successive winners of the J Kentui-kv Derby. The- former won cm Riley and Kingman in IRM and I8M. rospe-ctive-ly. and Wink-hclel was astride His Eminence and Allan-a Dale in l I.iol ami 1902. Murphy also mi-t with siiec-css in | 1884. when he landed Buchanan winner. Siiiims. the crack Dwyc-r rider, also achieved a double- in the race-, lent not iu successive years. His sensational I victory on Ben Brush, wheii lie beat Ben Edcr by the- narrowest kind of a margin in 180*;. is well remembered, - in 1SJI8 he rode Plaudit and be-ut Lie-ber r Karl and Isabey.

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