Another Derby Eligible At Louisville.: His Majesty, in Stable of George W. Langdon, Joins Candidates in Training at Churchill Downs., Daily Racing Form, 1913-04-15


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ANOTHER DERBY ELIGIBLE AT LOUISVILLE His Majesty in Stable of George W Langdon Joins Candidates in Training at Churchill Downs Louisville Ky April 14 Hiwtliorn the Derby favorite made his apiiearance is usual yesterday at Churchill Downs lie was only cantered a slow mile The solus was still heavy While the horses at Douglas Park was in fair working condition no horses were worked fast over that course Many visitors journeved to Churchill Downs The Derby candidates Hawthorn and His Majesty were cen ¬ ters of attraction Tlie tracks at Churchill Downs and Douglas x Park were heavv Saturday and noue of the horses at either of the two plants indulged i trials At the former course the going was exceedingly deep and lioldinir A number of horses were exercised on the inside track which since Improvements have teen made there can only lie utilized for about live eighths of a mile The Derby favorite Hawthorn was exercised bv W S Trevey on this part of the course His work was confined to altont a mile and a half of slow cantering The son of Hastings probabiv will not be given another trial in earnest until the going at the Downs gets fast again Trainers have been getting some comfort out of the miiddv track conditions by ascertaining just what horses thev have that fancy the mud mudThe The racing stable of George W Langdon reached Churchill Downs Saturday morning from the Graves end track at Brooklyn One of his threeyearolds Hunch of Keys and a twoyearold memlwr of the stable were quite sick when taken off of the car but their condition did not appear to be serious It is presumed they took a slight cold en route heiv His Kentucky Derby candidate His Majesty and the good threeyearold lilly Briar rath both shipped well and appear to be in line fettle He has live twoyearolds in addition to his trio of threeyearolds threeyearoldsEugene Eugene Klrod betting ring manager on all the Kentnekv tracks arrived today from Lexington He had been there arranging tlie parimutuel ma ¬ chines for the spring meeting which begins there April 2 The Kentucky Association lias purchased part of a parimutuel outlit but the machines to be used there have been generously loaned by John Haehmeister manager of the Latoma and Douglas Iark Jockey Clubs Ten machines will be operated at Lexington one 10 straight three 5 straight place and show and six 2 machines two straight two place and two show The men selected for the principal ollice positions are Chief cashier Charles Hnrgess assistant cashiers Bon Hinkle Ed Iray nor Rov Dillard Frank Roach and Lew Hoffman Tlure will bo twenty machines in oi cratioii daily during the coming spring meeting at Churchill Downs with six extra on Derby Day At Latonia there will be twentythree in daily operation with seven extra on Derby Day The betting ring at Latonia has been so arranged that all of the ma ¬ chines regularly in operation will be located on tlio railroad side of the track Mr Klrod during his visit to Latonia noted a number of improvements in progress at that course All of the steps load ¬ ing to the grandstand have been replaced New llooring is being laid in the grandstand Many otliei improvement are being made in connection with the stabling acconiodations Manager Ilach meister told Klrod that he would make some changes in the betting ring at Douglas Iark before the sining meeting logins there on May 2 Mr 12 rod will leave on April 23 for Lexington In the meantime he will devote his attention to the details of his work in connection with the meetings mi the three tracks tracksJockev Jockev J Loltus arrived yesterday from Chicago lie savs he is in excellent condition and thinks he will be able to ride as low as 10S pounds Loft us ill go to Lexington Ills mount in the Breeders Futurity there will be A Bakers John Guild Tins eot is a brother to that useful twoyearold of last season Coot o the Walk which was trained by John I Mayberry for Frederick Johnson JohnsonMrs Mrs Charles F I rice is in receipt of a cabe gram from her husband announcing the safe arrival of himself and Col M 1 Winn in Paris They will leave there to return to Louisville on May 1 They will visit all of the French race courses in the ex ¬ pectation ol picking up some pointers that may be available in the operation of the parimutuel method of wagering at Church Downs President Charles K Grainger of the New Louisville Jockev Club is at French Lick Springs for a ten days sojourn He is accompanied by Mrs Grainger Before leaving Louisville President Grainger an ¬ nounced that more than threefourths of the Church ¬ ill Downs boxes had been reserved for Derby Day Society is more deeply interested in the race this year than ever before and there will be more nota ¬ bles iu the club house from all over the country than ever before noon a similar occasion occasionKay Kay Si cnce reached hero today from Norfolk with his plater Dick Baker He had intended to ship his string including the good threeyearold Nobbv to Lexington but linally decided to rest his horses until the sport commences at Churchill Downs DownsG G W Liingdon who lias his string of horses here including the Derby candidate His Majesty savs that he understood before leaving Xew York thin A L Astes crack colt Ten Point an eligible for the Kentucky Derby lias been training well at Sheepshead Bay Ten Point has worked a mile in 148 and will race nt Havre de Grace before the time comes to till his Derby engagement here hereDr Dr W A McKnery the British turfman has written a friend here that he contemplates visiting Kentucky this spring to witness the running of the thirtyninth Kentucky Derby at the Downs and the 10004 Kentucky Handicap at Douglas Park lie contemplates purchasing a good twoyearold to take abroad on account of the success he has had there with Forward and Oneida which he pur ¬ chased in Kentucky last spring springCol Col W K Applegate arrived here yesterday after having spent the winter at Juarez lie came here direct from Coeur dAlene in Idaho where a sixty one days meeting beginning next Saturday prom ¬ ises to be successful notwithstanding a scarcity of horses The pariinutnel system of betting will be installed there this spring and the prediction is that it will be a success successV V 11 Shelley racing secretary of the Lexington meeting was a visitor yesterday at the two local courses He reported that trainer William II Kar rick now at Aiken S C with the horses of H 1C Knapp and F II and Thomas Hitchcock had ordered twentyone stalls for his racers at the Ken ¬ tucky Association track In this stable is the Ken ¬ tucky Derby candidate Yankee Notions NotionsJockey Jockey Ted Koerner lias arrived here from Nor ¬ folk He will rest for a week or more before going to Lexington where he will ride Maj T C Mc ¬ Dowells starter in the Breeders Futurity Koerner will also have the mount on McCorkle if that colt goes to the post in the Kentucky Derby Koerner reports that W O Topi in will leave Norfolk for Lexington next Friday with his entire racing stable W 1C Applegates rider Charles Itorel says lie issatistied that lie will be able to ride this season on the Kentucky tracks as light as 105 pound Several of the Applegato racers will be shipi ed to Iington but none will leave the Downs until the middle of next week This stable has two Breed ¬ ers Futurity candidates in the lilly First Cherry anil the Ben Brush colt Old Ben Jockey C Kirschbaum has arrived from Oakland where he visited his home people after the Juarez meeting was over Kirschbaum is under contract to the millionaire California turfman A R Spreckels wlioe horses arc now at the Downs iit charge of C W Carroll Kirschbaum did some successful riding at the Mexican track last winter and was especially fortunate with twoyearolds He can ride as light as 10 jionnds and if Weya noke starts in the Kentucky Derby he will have the mount on that son of Sir Hnon HnonF F E Otis will shiji Puck and his twoyearolds Meshaeh and Abednego to Lexington to race dur ¬ ing the coming Kentucky Association meeting Word was received today bv W S Trovey from Texas that F T Wood from whom Otis liought his twoyearold iljcd at his home in Abilene a few days ago lie bad been in bad health for several years and was at Juarez only a part of last winter Wood on bad a few mares but be was rarely without a good race horse He owned and raced the famous May Beach some years ago His last horse of note was the speedy Frank Mullens Wood made a fortune out of the iiions sprinter Money Muss He did not breed him but purchased him after he had Ixgnn to race well The farm he has left to his family was purchased off of Money Muss earnings on the turf It is related Hint lie stepped into a Texas bank to dejmsit some money that Money Muss had won for him The holder of a mortgage was about to foreclose on a fit nn Without depositing the money Wood paid off the mortgage and satisfying the other holders of tlie projiertv paid over the cash and had the deed for the place signed before he loft the bank The last horse to win in his colors was Shadrach at Juan1 the past winter He madn imo trip east with May Roach and in the first race the mare ran then lie bet heavily on her She ran against Voter and was beaten As he was leaving the track a friend remarked to htm Your mare showed speed but Voter ran very fast today Wood rejJicd Yes he ran fast hut no faster limn I can get back to Texas That was the only lime he ever attempted to race his horses on the Now York tracks tracksBesides Besides May Ilcacli Wood raroil surh good horses as Stemwlnder Dr liollis and Oinah Wood WoodAmong Among his associates lie was known fis the preaching horseman a sobriquet ho acquired some twenty years ago It is related that when bad luck overtook him and ids horses were not earning enough to pay exKjii es that he used to preach for a living flic wellkuowu broodmare Belle of De Laud by Griffon owned by Jolih Crauor of Do Lain Flu foaled a handsome bay filly last week at Dan Le hans farm in this county The youngster is by T M McBride a son of Sold Heels Cranor has ordered the mare mated this season with King Olympian which performer W F Schnllp lias de ¬ cided to retire to the stud Mr Schulte Vlll mate most of the mares at Argyle Farm this season to this grandson of Domino DominoJ J B Kespess probably will make no attempt to race Jenny Geddes until late in the summer The lilly is at his farm in Kenton county and before joining his training stable probably will IK shipped to Lexington and mated with Dick Welles She will not be raced after this season Frank Kes ¬ pess lias been galloping Jenny Geddes lightly for a month or more and writes that the daughter of Cesarion looks great Kespess thought a long rest would do the filly good as in Green Morris hands last season she ran no less than thirtythree races He really purchased her for a broodmare and cared little about her future racing career Except Min ¬ nie Adams Jenny Geddes showed a greater inclina ¬ tion to stay in races than any daughter of Cesarion CesarionNews News has readied Churchill Downs that Danny Lynch a turfman known from coast to coast died recently at his home in New Hampshire His last racer was the mare Fair Louise which was meed at Juarez last winter and which for several sea ¬ sons has been a memlicr of J W Youngs stable Lynch was in bad health for several years and has not been seen about a race track since the Juarez and Kentucky seasons of Kill KillWeyanoke Weyanoke T Carrolls Kentucky Derby eligible is out of a mare that is a daughter of the noted Selika which won for George J Long the Kentucky Oaks of 14 and ran second to Orinda iu the La ¬ tonia Oaks Selika was from the family that be ¬ came famous through the turf achievements of that wonderful campaigner Checkmate which was raced by 7 T Williams of Governor Gray note noteGeorge George Swain several years ago prominent as a race rider has in contemplation the breaking into the trainers ranks Swain has not ridden for three years his last work in the saddle being done at Butte Mont He now weighs all of 150 pounds poundsFormer Former jockey William Burkholder who now re ¬ sides iu this city will busy himself during the coming summer in handling some of the many yearlings which are to be broken iu Kentucky While quite heavy Burkhoidcr is still light enough to ride a yearling He was successful in this work a season or so ago in the Argentine Republic when he went with the horses shipped to that country by J B Haggin

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