Louisville Is All Aflame: People Crowding In From All Directions To See The Derby Run.; Revised List of the Probable Starters and Riders in Saturdays Big Race--Regret a Center a Attraction., Daily Racing Form, 1915-05-07


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LOUISVILLE IS ALL AFLAME PEOPLE CROWDING IN FROM ALL DIRECTIONS TO SEE THE DERBY RUN Revised List of the Probable Starters and Eiders Eidersin in Saturdays Big Raco Regret a Center Centerof of Attraction Louisville Ky May C Sportdom and the turf world in particular today began centering its in ¬ terest in earnest on Louisville where at Churchill Downs on Saturday the decision of the fortyfirst Kentucky Derby will take place Never in the long brilliant history of the race has interest been greater In its outcome Seldom have the prospective starters reached the point of high class as represented by those which will furnish the contest this season seasonTruly Truly can it be said that the pick of the coun ¬ try s threeyearolds will strive for the rich prize and honors that go with the victorv This year the race takes on the aspect of an intersectional struggle between the east and Kentnckv such as it never before attained Such prominent eastern sportsmen and racing lights as Harry Payne Whit ¬ ney James Butler Schuyler Parsons James F Johnson Quincy Stable Robert Walden and F 11 Lemaire will have eolorbearers in tlie race and they will comprise the best in their respective racing establishments That the eastern brigade Is a formidable one no one denies but the Ken tuckians not one whit daunted are standing staunchly by their own and point to former re ¬ peated failures of the easterners most recent of which was the downfall of Ten Point PointGiven Given clear weather and a good track Churchill Downs will probably on Saturday next be forced to accommodate close to 10000 spectators who will be on hand from all parts of the country to view the great struggle letween the threeyearold mon archs The Indus of visitors began early this morn ¬ ing and the leading hostelries are already taxed to the crowding point Further reservations in hotels are at a premium and late comers will have to seek accommodations in less pretentious quarters The annual Derby visitor wise in the ways made his reservation long In advance and his tardy ar ¬ rival gives him no concern concernBox Box reservations and space in the reserved sec ¬ tion of he grandstand have all been taken the big demand for choice iaces being an augury in Itself that an attendance far in excess of any former season will bo on hand for the opening Local in ¬ terest in the coming racing can truly be said to be at fever heat heatTlie Tlie sole topic in hotels cafes and sporting ren ¬ dezvous in general hinges around the Derby and its probable winner All the probable starters have extensive followings and to judge by the trend of opinion the race is a decidedly open one For the first time since the inception of the race in 1875 a filly is regarded by the most astute experts as ranking favorite and conceded the best chance to land the rich plum The filly in question is Ilarrv Payne hitneys Regret Tlie unbeaten daughter of Broomstick Jersey Lightning regarded last season as the peer of her age is said to have maintained form and is regarded by veteran turfmen to be in superb condition Her best trial yesterday was a mile ami a quarter in 208 but whisperings of a trial in 204 before being shipped hen are generally being credited and it has gained additional support for her She is of queenly appearance and has had the watchful attention of that veteraln trainer James Rowe a past master in tlie art of conditioning a horse An idea of UIP esteem in which Regret is regarded can be gleaned from the remark of a shrewd horseman when he said to a group of listeners listenersThe The best that can be said is should Jimmy Rowe start Regret string with him for he will win sure barring accident because if he thought there were possibilities of her defeat she would never go to the post postA A revhed list of the starters and their jockeys on condition that the track remains fast is us follows followsHorse Horse and Wt Jockey Regret JockeyRegret 112 j Notter NotterPebbles Pebbles 117 c Borel JJoyal BorelJJoyal NeylonDouble II 117 A Neylon Double Eagle 117 C Burlingaiiie Ed BurlingaiiieEd Crump 117 R Goose Leo GooseLeo Ray 117 T McTaggart Sharpshooter McTaggartSharpshooter 114 J Butwell ButwellDortch Dortch 110 A Mott Little MottLittle String 117 K pool For poolFor Fair 117 W Warringtou WarringtouUncle Uncle Bryn 117 No rider riderEmerson Emerson Cochran 117 W W Taylor Norse TaylorNorse King 117 T Rice RiceLittle Little String is looked upon as n doubtful quantity and Bob Walden has so far not decided on a rider for his representative John W Schorr may decide on a second string in Goldcrest Bov and In the event that he is started J Kederis will pilot him It is doubtful if trainer Karrick adds Phosphor for that colt clearly indicated at Lex ¬ ington that be Is not partial to going a long route but in the event that he docs line up to the bar ¬ rier J Loftus will be entrusted with his care careDecorators Decorators and landscape gardeners were put ¬ ting on the finishing touches to clubhouse and lawns this afternoon to make the plant complete in details for the opening All of the owners having starters in the Derby were paid a compli ¬ ment by Manager Winn by having their colors profusely displayed In the club house houseArriving Arriving trains are unloading heavy delegations to witness tlie Derby The eastern representation will be an extensive one and Includes Harry Payne Whitney with a party of eight guests who are coming in a special car James Butler and his party and family arrive tonight Andrew J Mil ¬ ler H K Knapp F R Hitchcock Phil J Dwyer J T Streets arc due also tonight from Lexington Price McKinney James Corrlgan Matty Cnrbett Thomas Monahan and Chief Lallv will also ar ¬ rive tomorrow from Lexington They are visiting the leading stock farms farmsFrom From Chicago tomorrow Roger Sullivan John P Hopkins James Baker George Olmstead Tliimas T Cavaiiagh and Smiley Corbett and a large delegation of Chicago Athletic Association members are ex ¬ pected Foxhall Keene and Algernon Daingerfleld are also expected from the East EastFrom From Washington D C will come Senator Ollie James Senator Fall of New Mexico Senator Mark Smith of Arizona and Senator Watson of Virginia Thomas J Pence assistant chairman of the Na ¬ tional Democratic Committee is also an expected arrival Thomas Taggart the Indiana Democratic leader will bring a big party with him Other ones expected are Count Maggoul and Daniel G Reid eastern millionaire millionaireSharpshooter Sharpshooter worked in 210 today the first mile in 142 Dortch was given a trial in 2OftVf frac ¬ tious 12 24 155 4 iOH 115 1271 Double Eagle covered the Derby route in 207 the first mile In 141 Norsa King was worked in 210 the first mile in 141 Leo Ray was given a mile and an eighth in 151 fractions 12 24 4 l02Vf l15 128 142 148 The fastest work of the day was Leo Skoluy at a tulle In 140

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