Slow Work at Louisville: Muddy Tracks Forbid Any Attempt at Speeding Up Horses, Daily Racing Form, 1922-03-28


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SLOW WORK AT LOUISVILLE . » Muddy Tracks Forbid Any Attempt at Speeding Up Horses. , ♦ St. Henry Gallops Like a Good Mud Runner — Horses at Lexington in Superb Health. I.OriSVII.I.K.. K.v.. March ST.— The two local race tnrki were deep !■ mud this morning, bul made little dlffereare to ike trataen, as the fooling underneath was tiim. ;iinl MNfll hundred I haraaa were put through their paces jest tkc same. The out look far blight areata** in s lit* near future is pood, even though it rained ;ii halartaal • today. Tlie sun shone ihis afternoon, hui should Hie best of atmospheric conditions prevail tomorrow the haracaaaa will be lareai t combat a soft track at both places f..r I day or two longer. Motil fori Jones Kentucky Petty candidate St. Henry was Ike only eligihlC to lie sent along at a 1 gait that could he termed ■ work-nut this mornitig. Trainer "Chu -k" Walker had him out early anil lie ran three-quarters of a mile in 1 :2." . It was tin , easy effort for him and he displayed pronounced 1 ability lo run well in mud. The Jones stable, through trainer Kay Spence. j lias taken second .all on jockey Kail Iool for the Kentucky season and effoits are being made to obtain the services of Jockey Muck ;arner when 1 lie is not tiding for .1. C. Milam, .lockey William Iool, a brother of Karl, wlio rode with a fair measure of Miccess in Caha throughout the winter, has been under contract to the Oklahoma turfman for a year or mote and he will report to ■peace Thursday. Jockey Many Gray has BCCB eonne.ted I with the Jones stable llitougli tin- i old months, hut t he will ilepart on April 1 to take a position with Ii trninpr Robert C. F rakes at Iyxington. K. BroMe e is first Joekey of the Jones establishment . Jockey Steve Wida. who is under engagement to tlie . V. Clark stable, but a ho ha- done little e tiding for it lately, came in this morning from ■ Mobile to confer with trainer George V. Karnes in an endeavor to induce him to sell his conn act Wida said that he had a horseman ready to purchase the document at a moments notice and he « would prefer a change of scenery. I.loyd Gentry, who formerly raeed a large BtahBi g for the late J. 1!. Klwell and later in his own I interest, has only three horses lo campaign this • year, Flags and a pair of two -j ear-olds. They ate quartered at I ouglas Park. Flags still displays a disposition lo do things his own way at times ami causes his handlers considerable trouble, while upon other occasions he is ipiite tractable. Tom Ollnia has taken up Nominee and Nancy Wyatt for training. They were Tinted out in this section all winter. Schooling of the t wo year olds at both tracks had d to be abandon! d ti day bocaii-e af Ike mild. U R. "Irish" Boyle is awaiting aeveral af the W. . Stoiier horses which wintered in Lexington B and are overdue bete. Th • active end of the Stonei 1 stable is in Maryland in charge of tr.nner Hob " MeOarvey. John K. Madden, who returned to his home at f UNriaptaa Batwday made Bather lnnried visit here c this morning. Kin -si Pollard of Laadaa, Ky . a member of the Slate Racing Commission, was among todays is ilnls. Judge William I, shellev retajaed from Lexington, • • where he went to arrange some of the pie litnin.ity details iie i.iental to the opening of his offic • there early next moiiih. "I never saw race ■c horses in sin h tapetti ik. i t i .n this early in the year us those at the Lexkajtea coarse." was his • eminent, "and the two-yeai olds ate. as a rule. . of cm eptiona I appeara nee. The general health of ,1 the thoroughbreds there is excellent and 1 did d not hear of a single case of illness among them."

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