Backing Their Derby Fancies, Daily Racing Form, 1921-04-09


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BACKING THEIR DERBY FANCIES Lively wagering over the Kentucky Derby in the future books has been a feature of this week Many different horses have been entrusted with hopeful investment For a change the public fancy has shifted from the longpriced ones to thjise which showed superior form as twoyearolds The favcr ite Tryster has come in for much attention and 3 12 to 1 is now the top figure in any of the leading books One layer recorded a single investment of 2001 from an eastern backer on him at 4 to 1 Prudery also has been well backed but while one heavy layer holds her at C to 1 others differ and 15 to 1 can still lu had Early in the week there was such a flurry on Exodus that some cut him to 10 to 1 but there was a reaction and he is now steady at 30 to 1 Leonardo II Bon Ilomme Muskallonge and Pluribns have steady and frequent bucking The J K L Ross candidates have not received much attention as yet but Pampas had some back ¬ ing and has been cut from 100 to 1 to 50 to 1 It is expected that Havre de Grace racing will afford a glimpse of the form of many of the eastern can ¬ didates and bring aliout a greatly increased number of transactions At present a fair average of prices is isAgainst Against Trystor 3 to 1 Leonardo II 10 to 1 Prudery 15 to 1 Inchcape Grey Lag 20 to 1 Pluribus star Voter Bon Ilomme 25 to 1 Dart ¬ moor Exodus Oriole Step Lightly Behave Your ¬ self 30 to 1 The others from 40 to 1 to 500 to 1

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