Gossip from Kentucky Sources: Demand for Boxes for Derby Day from Widely Separated Localities-Training News, Daily Racing Form, 1914-04-15


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GOSSIP FROM KENTUCKY SOURCES. Demand for Boxes for Derby Day from Widely Separated Loealities — Training News. l-ouisviile. lu.. April 14 No better illustration of the wonderful interest that is being manifested in the Kentucky Derby tins season can be given Hum the orders already registered at the Sen Louisville Jockey Club fat boxes u the day ol the great race, which "ill be ran. this year Saturday Mav : . There are 58 boxes in the club bouse and grandstand at Churchill Downs and most s them have already been taken, reservations having been made for turfmen and prominent ettlsens from soch widely separated places as New York. Cleveland. Pittsburgh. Memphis. Lexington. Indianapolis. In-eiunali. Iouisvllle, Butte and Dnhitli. Several ot the applicants for boxes at the Downs ibis season are new patrons 0 the sport and are coming with guests to see a Kentucky Derby run for the lirst 1 1 in,.. Several have never before visited Lochs vili.- or witnessed a days raring la Ken tacky. The event this season will surelj xatlsfi the niist exacting lovers of the thor-,. Kbbted. There never iias been a season in wbich so maay cracks eligible to the event have t ruined so well for the big race and it is sate now in make a prediction that ii mbers and qualitj of contestants the field in this race this season will break all records in tbe fbrtj years history ol the runuing of this, one of Americas greatest races. Over a drying out track at the Downs, yesterday* beat work was fix rwrbmgs in 1:22 by Bonanza, the ■Hue distance bj Sir Harry, la 1:23%; a quarter in 20 b BrouxeWiug and Sir Catesby; three fur |,rtigH in :.. by Lady Iaucblta. a quarter in 20 bj Kuperhtunau, ibe same distance in "_-" r. by Mrs. 11. i lor In, and a quarter in -7 by Fleetabelle and Beau lifer. The latter is a son of Cktriter in W. i. Scull] - stable. Jockey M. Matthews ha- arrived here- to ride for iiii- stable of C. W. Gasser and take other mounts on tin- Kentucky tracks ihis spring and tbe coming rumnirr Matthews did tome good riding the past winter at Juarez. Barsac being one of the horses h,. rule successfully. Mr. Gasser has only three horses in training at tbe Downs, they b ins Hack B. En lataks. John D. Waketield and "aribel Dave ititee was an arrival at the Down- yester iter having come to .secure quarters for the stable ot . Kirwan, whose string Is now at Lexington, toi the coming Kentucky Association meeting. Vltl-to • tins in training I.. H. Adair. High Class. Pros peel and two maiden four-year-olds by Bannockburn. V!ri|oe says that J. N. Camdens Derby candidate Brtughurst, Is a great favorite with the horsemen at the Lexington course, and an Oaks candidate ei reedhigb well liked by thosi same experts is T. C. McDowells Gracllla, which, according to Vltitoe, is tiaiaing unusuallj weU tiis spring, baring apparently been cured of ber bad track ma— em. Trainei Elsa Brown will ship M. B. Grubere ptotahting two-year-olds, Sam McMeekin and Little String, to Lexington next Saturday to meet their eiigairenienl there. Little String will carry th- M.ibles colors in tbe Idle Hour farm Stakes, to lie run Wednesday, April .. and Sam McMeekin will I i„. Mi,, stables reliance for the Breeders Futurity, i,, be run Thursday. May 7. At least this i- trainer It nams present idea, though Little String is also engaged in the Breeders futurity. Sam McMeekin 1 i- not engaged in the idle Hour farm Stakes. Mr. and Mrs. K. 1.. Rogers, the owners of Trojan 1 r.i lie and Harm I. will make their hone in Louis ville :n the future. Mrs. Sogers has selected a M o.i whih to begin the erection of a home hern. The ■ ration is Grand Boulevard rJaae to the bis: local 1 race courses, she plans to spend her summers here : .id the winters In El Paao, racing ber horses at the ■ Juarez course. Harwnod Is rowing around now and 1 vili iikei be in conditio* to race within the next 1 aw weeks. As i , Trojan Belle, she never looked 1 iw ht itei M B Hcljaugblln •" asslstanl Irani" in I D. Heir1 ,i1 "■■" ua looked] after old Rosebud 1 aver sun-, tjn Derbj favorite was broken u i rem linj:. ha received the td news from lu hMM hi , Gptcester N -I that his fatiier hns muTersd » 1 tvere paraletic tioke and it is feared i- m ■ dying : condition. ] A. Recklngton, ;i western trainer, has four horses I In i haili at the Downs. Including tie well -known 1 pacformers, J. B. Robinson. Car Bene and Tyree ami 1 tin two year-old J.nk Rlttier, a brother to that geed I three year old. l.iliu. SeckinglOQ says that It. A. .1, i:es the smart I wo year -old whieh raced at Juarez. . -as taken home to Missouri by his owner because - I eiiioii Joe. in the same stable, broke down. Mr. .ones did not eare to s,.M,| the eolt to Kentucky with 1 no stable companion and the oiijk wrong of Lemoa i Joe knocked OOt his only other good bene, as Waldo. also owned by Jones, 1ms been retired to the stud for good.

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