Buskin To Go In The Derby: John Whalens Candidate Acquits Himself Brilliantly At Pimlico.; Makes Impressive Showing in Race That Was to Decide Question of His Shipment to Churchill Downs for Next Saturdays Big Event., Daily Racing Form, 1913-05-06


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BUSKIN TO GO IN THE DERBY JOHN WHALENS CANDIDATE ACQUITS HIM ¬ SELF BRILLIANTLY AT PIMLICO Makes Impressive Showing in Haco That Was to toDecide Decide Question of His Shipment to Churchill ChurchillDowns Downs for Next Saturdays Big Event Baltimore Mil May 5 Stirring contests were tile order at Pimlico this afternoon A majority of the races furnished driving finishes and in three of them the smallest of margins separated the tirst two as the leaders ilashed past the judges It was a splendid afternoons sport and the large gathering prudent showed much interest in the contests The Baltimore steeplechase and the Hotel Kcrnuu purse were provided as attractions Much interest was attached to the running of the latter event for the reason that it was in the nature of a public trial for Ruskin for the Ken ¬ tucky Derby to be run at Churchill Downs on Saturday next His owner announced that If the colt showed a creditable performance he would send him to Louisville to battle with Foundation and Ten Point for the rich prize In todays race Buskin met witli repeated interference While rounding the first turn Wolfe who was riding Tartar man ¬ aged to get Ruskin In a pocket and he kept him there for Jive furlongs Vhen Turner finally found an opening lie took liuskin to the outside and he moved up to the leaders with a rush In the final furlong he easily disposed of his opposition and at the end drew away into a fivelengths lead The mile l3jThe was run in l3j The Wilson colors were carried to victory by Aldebaran and Owanux The former beat a band of good sprinters while Owanux making his maiden ellort through the field showed that he was a capable steeplechaser Willie Waddoll rated as the best of the big band of twoyearolds in the Garth stable managed lo win the first race by a neck after a long and hard stretch drive It was a tight fit between Nimbus and Miss Moments in the third and the former just did manage to get up to l eat the filly a nose on the post Anot her close finish came with the running of the Sfth race a dasli of half a mile for twoyearolds Alisons finish was alone responsible for Uoger ullatul bead The latter was end and would liave won in iniMiother iMiother stride strideK K 1 MKiraw of Baltimore yesterday turned his horses over to Willie Shields who will train them In the future Max Ilirsch the former McGraw trainer resigned his position so that he could devote bis entire time to H Meises horses The latter is making an effort to purchase Flabbergast and several other useful platers to campaign on the mctro olitaii tracks William Garth will in future look after jockey Nathans engagements George Odom however still holds the papers 01 Nathan John Scott succeeded L Blmno as trainer for T W Hedrick today todayWinning Winning Widow broke down after being worked this morning She got the better of her rider and galloped away a couple of miles and when she was finally pulled up it was found that she had bowed a tendon She probably will be retired to the stud studHefore Hefore leaving Havre de Grace Frank K Brown sold the useful plater Merry Lad to Edward Trot lor The latter will rest up the horse until the open ¬ ing of the Canadian racing season seasonJoe Joe Cooper purchased the twoyearold filly Lady Est rllng from William Garth and will race her on tlie halfmile racks in Canada CanadaThe The following gentlemen are making up a party to go to Ixnilsvllle to witness tlie running of the Kentucky Derby at Churehill Downs on Saturday next Phil Dwyer Andrew Miller Jack Follansbeo and lire chief Lally of Brooklyn BrooklynJohn John Paul and Sanford Lyne were arrivals from Lexington Ibis morning and both brought glowing reports of Foundation According to their views tin race Is already as good as won by tlie Nasturti ¬ um colt and more so now that Hawthorn is out of Ihn way wayW W P Fraser and A H London were visitors at Pimlieo tills afternoon They were here in the in ¬ terests of tlie stakes to be run at Woodbine Hamil ¬ ton and Ottawa entries to which closed this after ¬ noon

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