Eternal Works Fast At The Downs: Runs Mile in 1:41 1/5 in Impressive Style--Exterminator Among Horses Shipped to Lexington., Daily Racing Form, 1919-04-23


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ETERNAL WORKS FAST AT THE DOWNS Runs Mile in 141 y in Impressive Style Extermi ¬ nator Among Horses Shipped to Lexington LOUISVILLE Ky April 22 The fastest workout at one mile recorded at Churchill Downs during the present spring training season was witnessed yester ¬ day morning when J W McClellands Derby colt Eternal ran the distance in 141 This colt with the diminutive Jack Sullivan on his back went at an even gait and was never hard pressed at any stage Following are the fractions 24 37 49 102 115 128 141 Starting at the halfmile post Eternal raced with clocklike precision and after being brought to a standstill did not draw a long breath The track was n superb condition but owing to its sandy construction could not be called lightning fast On any other track Eternal could have hung up 140 or better betterSailor Sailor and The Wanderer were also asked to work a little faster than in their previous gallop The former went a mile in 143 and pulled u fresh and sound The Wandentr was only cantered three eighths in 3 i Botli of these colts will be shipped to Lexington in the course of a few days but it is hardly likely that Eternal will be sent along Owner McClelland has decided to take no chances with the colt being fearful that something might happen LexingtonAside to him on the trip to and from Lexington Aside from the trials of the McClelland Derby colts the best work of the morning was witnessed wheu Pete Coyne sent Ocean Sweep threequarters in a fraction better than 115 After the work she was shipped to Lexington together with Freecutter Clermont Constantine Pizarro Lancelot and Retta B The lastnamed is the George J Long stable entry in the Ashland and Kentucky Oaks Cler mont which will carry Mr Longs colors in the Kentucky and Latonia Derbys left here in splendid trim and will be given a few races at Lexington to tighten him up upOther Other departures for Lexington included the stables of Joe Umeiisvttcr Dan Lehan Henry Mc ¬ Daniel Jack Flanagan A B Spreckels and Dick Williams The McDaniel consignment comprised Exterminator Mormon and Vancouver Dan Lehaii took Alex Jr a candidate for the Idle Hour and Bashford Manor Stakes and several other twoyear olds oldsAmong Among the horses that Umensetter took along was the sensational colt Sam Freedman which is ex ¬ pected to give a good account of himself at Lex ¬ ington Tills youngster is eligible to the Idle Hour Stakes StakesJack Jack Flanagan took his threeyearold filly Marion Adler a probable starter in the Ashland Oaks OaksPrevious Previous to placing Exterminator aboard the car trainer McDaniel worked the big son of McGee Fair Empress a mile in 145 Exterminator never looked better and his trainer is predicting great things for him this year

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