John Finns Fast Mile: Gallops Distance in 1:40 over Lexington Track-Other Derby Work, Daily Racing Form, 1922-04-21


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. I , ; . ] . , JOHN FINNS FAST MILE Gallops Distance in 1 :40 Over Lexington Track— Other Derby Work LEXINGTON. Ky., April 20.— George F. Bakers Derby candidate John Finn furnished the most sensational workout of the spring this morning shortly before noon at the Kentucky Jockey Clubs track when he galloped a mile in 1:10. The work was most impressive and it was the opinion of a number of those who saw it that the son of Dick Finnell could have easily made the mile in 1:38 or better. The track wast fast, but the weather cool. Other Derby candidates working were H. II. Hewitts Startle and Washington. Washington went a mile hard held in 1:41"S. while Startle was indulged three-quarters in 1:19. Edward R. Bradleys By Gosh went a mile easily in 1 : 14-. J. S. Ownbey and W. B. Finnegan came up from Louisville. Ownbey will bring a couple of horses here next week. Oaktibenna, property of Edward E. Marshalls Huntingdon Valley farm, foaled a chestnut filly by Ultimas at John D. Carrs farm last night. Colonel Matt J. Winn came up from Louisville and spent the day at his new offices at the Jockey Club track. Henry Waterson of New York is the fortunate owner of two fine brown colt foals. One is from Sweeter than Sugar and the other from Buddy. Clyde Van Dusens Blackeyed Susan has a bay colt by The Manager. Major Thomas C. McDowell, member of the State Racing Commission and director of the Thoroughbred Horse Association, was able to sit up today for the first time since his long illness with pneumonia. J. O. Keenes good mare Micaela has a bay filly by Troutbeck. ♦

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