Hot Springs Meeting Near: Horses at Oaklawn Park Going Along at a Racing Gait, Daily Racing Form, 1919-03-04


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HOT SPRINGS MEETING NEAR Horses at Oaklawn Park Going Along at a Racing Gait. Exterminator, Eternal and Other Stars Work Well Several Attractive Juveniles. HOT SPRINGS. Ark.. March 3. With the local meet ins but two weeks off. horses at Oaklawn rnrk sri? going along these beautiful mornings at n real racing gait. Madras Gingham went three-quarters this morning in 1:15, while old Rolala did the same distance one second slower, and the two-year-olds were going quarters in :24 and halves in :."0. There are a number of classy looking youngsters here this year, more than was ever at this place liefore. J. W. McClelland lias several excellent prospects: a filly by Itallot Hazel Burke, dam of Kternal. is a beautiful filly of fine action and seems possessed of great speed. These two-year-olds were quite sick two weeks ago and Dr. Robert JlcCiilly was summoned from New York to attend them. Under sucli expert care they recovered quickly, much to the satisfaction of Kimball Patterson, who. fearing the disease might be contagious, moved his great Derby candidate. Eternal, into a different stable to that which housed the Iwo-year-olds. Fortunately both Kternal and The Wanderer escaped and are now in perfect health and robust condition. Kternal has been three-quarters in 1:19: also a mile in 1:.V and again in 2:00. The Wanderer ran a half recently in :54. just cantering and appears to be a wonderfully last lmrse. Bnlse lias gone three-quarters several times around 1:1S. and Midway, never looking so well, ran a mile in 1:4S today and .acted, .as though fcej could Ira ve. gone -in ltJV-i!lianitvWartfc wlnr trains tliese horses, has been confined to his home here for several weeks, but is improving in health and will soon be out attending to His large stable. During his absence the horses were carefully looked after by the capable foreman. Thomas Moran. who has been Martins lieutenant a number of years. One of the most attractive two-year-olds here is the chestnut filly by Uncle Thirty-third and, being a half-sister to such really good horses as Buckhorn and Midway, she comes by right of inheritance to the abundance of speed which she shows in her work. This filly is the property of Mr. Rosseter, a California millionaire who has comparatively recently entered the turf as an owner and breeder on a large scale. He has a good band of two-year-olds here, as well as some older horses of good quality, among them being Passing Shower, winner of the rich Spinaway Stakes at Saratoga last summer; Serenest. and Farmingdale. ne of the highest tried two-year-olds in private of last year. Although a maiden now, he is not likely to remain one long. Exterminator, winner of last years Kentucky Derby. i looking well and has been three-quarters in 1:19. and a mile in 1:4S-. The three-year-olds of Mr. Kilmers stable have all leen three-quarters around 1:19. There are no two-year-olds in this stable, they having been reserved until later in the season and are now at Biughamton. X. Y.. where Mr. Kilmer has a grandly appointed stock farm. WINGFIELDS TWO-YEAR-OLDS. Early Wright, who trains the horses belonging to G. W. Wingfield, the Nevada millionaire, has a promising band of eight two-year-olds and all but on the product of Mr. Wingfields breeding establishment at Reno. Xev. Seven are by the high- lass young sire Honeywood. a son of the great Polyraelus and a Friar Balsam mare. Two of these have gone a quarter in :23 and their looks bespeak a great future for Honeywood as a sire. Old Koenig. one of the best and handsomest handicap horses in America, is looking remarkably well and is apparently as sound as a two-year-old. Ima Frank, also a member of the Xolan string, looks good and can run. This good sprinter was probably eeoud in high-class company last year oftener than any horse that raced on the metropolitan circuit, and always with big weight up. The Trump, winner of the Xursery Handicap at Belmont Park last fall, is the Xolan chief dependence for the three-year-old stakes and looks good and works better titan he looks. This stable has but one two-year-old. a filly by TIk? Manager, but what it lacks in quantity in the way of youngsters it surely has in quality, as this filly is a real runner. Joe Cooper. Al Goodin and the Wallhauser Bros, are recent arrivals from California and their horses all shipped fine. Charley Gasser also landed with lis stable from Xew Orleans. Every stall on the grounds is engaged already, so there will be no scarcity of horses here. "Buddy" Ensor and his side partner. Louis Meri-pol, have been here the last few weeks, but Ensor was called to Xew York by his contract employer. P A. Clark. While here Ensor was busy every morning working the Kilmer and Xolan horses and m will be missed by trainers MeDaniel and Zeigler. Andy Schnttinger is expected shortly to assist Kim Patterson with the big string owned by James McClelland. Dick Vestal has about twenty horses here, mostly two-year-olds, and several are highly thought of. fsjiecially a colt by Everett, a high-class race horse :r.d thorough stayer and winner of the Bowie Stakes at Pimlic in record time for that course. Frank Kessiuger. "the silent man from Texas," I s old Bolala in great condition and is sure to v n some races wherever he goes. The hor?e never looked so well. Willis Sharpe Kilmer, owner of the great Sun, has reserved accommodations at the Eastman from Marcli 4.

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