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+ f * h ■" = I" 1 ii I s * i, j, rj ., ,, , | ill II " , J s T J _ v .. „. HAWTHORN TRAINING WELL NO TRUTH IN REPORT GIVEN CIRCULATION THAT HE HAS AILING LEG. His Trainer Supremely Confident That Son of Hastings and White Thorn Will Win the Kentucky Derby in May — Gossip from Louisvills. Louisville. Ky.. March ■_.-.. Bengal the World, aaa nt tin- most talked al t racers in the country Is now in training at Churchill Down*, and will !*• h1 readiness for the big stakes win n the thirteen-day meeting opens thereon May 11. the date 111-111 which the Kentucky Derby will be decided. Round the World is one of the cracks iu the string of V K Applegate. the second to r.-ach Kentucky from ■liiarez. KoiiihI the World was not a winner at he Mexican coarse during the winter meeting which closed Sunday, hut she was second to Jim Baser in a race run in ta t time. She comes north lookin.. tit. Others iu the Applegate string, which i- in charge o| W. II. Itiukner. include Gilpy. FIvitiL. Feet. Swish. Oakland. Leopold. Jupiter Joe nasi seven two year ohls. among the latter being Gladys .. First Cherry, Guana and Old Ben. The Applegate stable was second in the list of winners at Juarez, its earnings Hinting to ,625. Jockey C. Bond will rid.- the Applegate horses in Kentucky. He is now in California recuperating from rheumatism. Borel had trouble keeping down his weight al ■Inarez. hut he is now below 110 pounds and expects to remain at thai weight. II is printable that Bore! will ride 1:1 Ialmna:- in the Kentucky Derby. F.I I.i.oniar is owned l.y C W. I lark, son of farm t Senator W. A. Clark of Montana. The trainer ..r this horse is John Lowe, one of the best handlers of tbornughbreda in this country, aiid he thinks EI Ialmiiar has j g | chance to win Wlie big men. A report has gained circulation that Hawthorn, top choice iu the Kentucky Derby, has ,1, wlmid a lame leg. The truth is that this .sensational pel former never looked or acted better. His condition is all that could he asked. He neighs about 1.600 pouuds and is sixteen hands two inches in height. Trainer Trevey says that he could have sent him to Charleston ami won the Palmetto Derby with littl-effort. However, he did net want to take any chances, "I am going to saddle him mi May 10 for He Kentucky Derby. I expect Lottos to ride him. and if the track is fast the pulilie will see a new record for the big race." says trainer Trevey. Tbo latter makes it a rule not to talk unless he knoura what In- i- saying, consequently hi- statement r gardlng Hawthorn may Im. relied upon. Hnlr venter day Hawthorn worked over a slow course live eighths iu 1:62. He did it handily, causing trainer Trevey to observe that the colt is 56 tier cent better than he was in 1612. Secretary Lyman H. Dnvla, of Ihe New lamasvlle Jockey Club, is receiving reports to the effect th-iL all of the Derby candidates are rounding to ill splendid style. Helios, almost an equal choice with Hawthorn, js showing promisingly at Lexington. Other likely candidates include Ten Point. Yankee Notions. Leochares, F.I Paloaaar, Lord Marshall. Judge Wright. The Widow Moon. BroskfleM. Nash fash. Chilton King. Ringling, In, h- Hart. Dow rail. I llteppa. Frederick I... Strenuous, Buskin, The Cinder. Foundation. Flying Tom. His Majesty. MCorkle. Prince llmnii- and Sim Ilirseh. Old Kosel.iul. owned l.y II. C. Aptdegato and trained by F. I . Weir, proniises to be one of 1 ie sensations of the Churchill Downs spring meeting. old Rosebud will arrive at the Downs from Juar 1 on Friday. He will come here unbeaten. At Juares he won his only two starts in sparkling style. In bis tirst race he ran like a streak for an eighth of n mile, after which In- galloped under the wire with his pursuers seven lengths back. In his other start he just cantered ill. Old Itosehud is a son of Uncle. He was purchased from John E. Madden by W. r. Applegate for a comparatively small sum. II V. Applegate. ■ s,ui of the veteran horse owner, had commissioned his father to buy him a good racer. So far tin- youngster has met no colt aide to give lii iii an argument. lie is expected to beat all the youngsters in Kentucky. Frank Weir, who trained tin- famous Rosobeti. has old Rosebud in his rbnrgu and also Aunt Mamie and Edith W.. which are owned by the younger Applegate. He expects great things ,,f the roll. Weir thinks highly of old R,.- hud and he probably will he a contender iu the 1614 Keatnekj Derby. Two hundred horses will he shipped lo Kentucky from Charleston for the spring racing season and eight cars of horses will arrive lure Friday from Juarez.