Williams Bros. Large Racing Stable: Will Begin the Kentucky Season with About Thirty Head--Strong in Juvenile Racers., Daily Racing Form, 1919-04-03


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WILLIAMS BROS LARGE RACING STABLE Will Begin the Kentucky Season with About Thirty Head Strong in Juvenile Racers LOUISVILLE Ky April 2 The stable of Williams Bros which enjoyed a good measure of success on the Kentucky tracks during the 191S season gives abundant promise of figuring promi ¬ nently during the forthcoming season in this state The establishment under the management of Dick Williams will start the season numerically as strong as in recent years and with about the same grade of horses all of the good useful variety and none that might be classed as topnotchers The stable will begin the spring campaign witli approximately thirty horses eighteen of which are now at Douglas Park where they are now being prepared by Dick Williams for the coming season The other horses belonging to the stable are being raced at Havana by Pete Williams This string which also numbers eighteen head at present will be weeded out and about twelve brought back to Kentucky Among the number that will bo retained will be FauxCol Sedan Impressive Deckmate Grace La Kross Lavender Lance and James JamesThe The horses now here include Sun God Cheer Leader Jovial Legal Luciuda Likely Red Wil ¬ liam Linden El Rey and nine twoyearolds the product of the Williams breeding establishment at Blackwell Okla All of the horses have thrived during the winter notably El Rey winner of the Louisville Cup and which ran second in the St Leger and Linden the colt that Mr Williams has nominated to the Kentucky Derby Whether Linden will start in the Derby is a question that will not bo answered until the son of Martinet and Lady Esther has proved that he can stand up under the grueling preparation he will receive for the big race His owner however entertains high hopes of being able to send the colt to the post in the rich stake stakeThe The Williams stable is comparatively strong nii merically when it conies to the twoyearold divi ¬ sion The aggregation of youngsters that will sport the Williams colors this year is the best looking at Douglasi Park and the collection contains several that have shown high speed and given evidence of having the qualities of highclass colts The most talked of youngster is u brother to Korbly owing to the fact that lie has wprked faster than any juvenile at tiie track This one Is by Martinet Lady Irnia and has been named Mighty Man Melvin a colt by Martinet Lady Esther therefore a brother to Linden has also showed good speed in his preliminary trials trialsNAMES NAMES OF TWOYEAROLDS TWOYEAROLDSConforming Conforming to his selfappointed rule adopted when selecting names for his first crop of twoyear olds Mr Williams this year reaches the thirteenth letter of the alphabet He has accordingly named this years crop of youngsters with titles all be ¬ ginning with the letter M and in most of them double names The custom Is one that probably stands alone and in spite of the fact that it places a certain handicap on the selection Mr Williams has been singularly happy in his choices and has I managed to keep to the letter scheme and at the same time give some indication of the breeding Following are the names selected for this years twoyearolds twoyearoldsMelody Melody Girl ch f by MarathonrLa Gloria GloriaMelody Melody Man b c by Martinet Ethel Lee Brume BrumeMelvin Melvin b c by Martinet Lady Esther EstherMighty Mighty Man ch c by Martinet Lady Irma IrmaMoney Money Mad br f by Martinet Dolly Dollars DollarsMountain Mountain Girl b f by Martinet Anna Loretta Daly Mugivan ch c by Hilarious Hllesia HllesiaMusic Music Man br c by Martinet Cascabel CascabelMysterious Mysterious Girl b f by Hilarious Darling DarlingThis This list does not represent the entire yearling output of the Williams farm last year Seven of the number Avere sold last fall and therefore were not named by Mr Williams It is worthy of note that three of these Ella T Guaranteed and Nellie WItwer have already been returned winners this year Guaranteed was sold to W F Knebelkamp of Louisville and that owijer selected the name for the colt when at the time of the sale Williams guaranteed the youngster would win a race as a twoyearold or in the event of his failure that Williams would present Mr Knekclkamp witli one of this years yearlings

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