Untimely Injury To Col. Livingston: Slight Accident to B. J. Brannons Crack Racer Forces Owner to Declare Him Out of Derby., Daily Racing Form, 1919-03-31


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UNTIMELY INJURY TO COL LIVINGSTON Slight Accident to B J Brannons Crack Racer Forces Owner to Declare Him Out of Derby LOUISVILLE Ky March 30 Racing devotees who have been hoping for the triumph of a western owned threeyearold in this years Kentucky Derby were disappointed when 15 J Brannon owner of Colonel Livingston announced that the gelding had gone wrong and in consequence could not be got ready in time to start in the rich stake The trouble is due to the gelding having thrown a splint following a recent workout and while Hi injury is comparatively slight pyner Brannon deems it best not to resume his training until the gelding has entirely recovered Mr Brannon will have the hoe fired and he has been advised by a reliable veterinarian that Colonel Livingston will K able to stand training about six weeks after this is done It is believed he will be able to fill his other stake engagements the chief one of which is the Latonia Derby DerbyWhen When he went into winter quarters last fall Colonel Livingston headed the list of money winning twoyearolds of western ownership and was un ¬ doubtedly the best of his age in the west lie started iu twentytwo races was successful in win ¬ ning nine of them was second on seven times and third on four occasions being unplaced in but two of his races He was fourth in the list of money winning twoyearolds of the year with total earn ¬ ings of 19023 He had wintered in splendid con ¬ dition and when brought to Churchill Downs to enter upon his training was perfectly sound He was regarded as the main reliance of Kentucky unit the DerbyFortunately west in the Kentucky Derby Fortunately owner Brannon has several other eligibles these being St Bernard Allah and Hope ¬ ful The first two are considered good enough to be sent after the Derby and are being trained with that in view St Bernard is the one most favored and while he cannot on Ms two yearold form be classed with Colonel Livingston Mr Brannon is of the belief that this one will serve is a worthy substitute substituteSt St Bernard like his more illustrious stablemate is a gelding and is a son of Ivan the Terrible and Beatrice K His record of last year was four victories in eighteen starts and his total earnings amounted to 3805 He has not grown much since last fall but has filled out wonderfully ind has developed into one of fvhe rugged and sturdy type He wasr recently sent a oille in l447rTiiir pulled up without taking a long breath If he continues to train sound St Bernard will be a starter in the Derby and lie Ayill be ridden by Earl Pool who is now attached to the Brannon stable stableIn In addition to his Kentucky Derby eligibles Mr Brannon boasts of nine other horses among the num ¬ ber being The Colleen Bawn and Green Grass both winners at New Orleans Bell Boy Lady Manager Lilly B Squeeler and Nepe There are also a couple of twoyearolds these being Little Blos ¬ som a brown filly by Dick Finnell Carrie Jones sister to AVcsty Hogan and which cost her owner a large amount of money and Wild Flower a bay filly by Magneto Both The Colleen Bawn and Lady Manager have been named for the Kentucky Oaks This stake was won several years ago by Cream the dam of Lady Manager Through an error The Colleen Bawn was raced at New Orleans last win ¬ ter under the name of The Ciillen Bon

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