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] I f , c j t I i j I ■ j . j j * j j I I r j I j ■ j i s 1 l | I j ; i ; ! . | I , . i | j | , i I ! j j I 1 1 . j j . ! i ; I | I | j I ] i | I | CHATTERTONS DAY TO SHIRE . « . Chicago-Owned Colt In a Fast Mile Workout. ♦ Deadlock Given a Sprinting Lesson — Two -Year-Olds Showing Well at the Barrier. ♦ LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 20 — Chatterton, F. J. Kelleys Derby hope, showed his best work-out of the spring training season thus far when he worked a mile in 1 :41 2-5 in easy fashion at Churchill Downs this morning. The Fair Play colt was timed the opening quarter in 24 1-5, half mile in 48 3-5 and three-quarters in 1 :11. He was not urged in his gallop and finished in good condition. The Kelley representative wore blinkers and used two pacemakers. Janku. one of his stablemates. accompanied him the first quar-j ter of a mile, with Mavehona going in and finishing out the last five-eighths. Metvin Thompson rode him. This was one of the best moves of the year to date of any horse at the Downs. Contrary to expectations. R. H. Shannon did not give Deadlock a long distance this morning, but instead put him to another speed test over a sprinting distance. This time the Sir Wilfred colt ran the three-quarters of a mile in 1 :13-j and he was under restraint in the final quarter. Jockey E. Martin started him fast and he covered the initial quarter in 23%, three-eighths in |35Vs and half mile in 48. Deadlock again manifested an eagerness to run at all times and appeared little the worse for his fast gallop when he pulled up. For the first time this year at the Downs the two-year-olds were started with the bar- rier to day. A large number had the tape sprung on them and with few exceptions they began fast and in perfect alignment. Trainer R. N. "Dick" Vestal received three two-year-olds, an addition to the G. L. Blackford stable, this morning from his employers ranch at Denison, Tex. They are Chief Curry, a bay colt by Rickety — Privateer ; Envoy, b. c. by Prince Hermis — Meadow, and Spectator, a bay colt which, also was sired by Prince Hermis. Chief Curry is the first of the progeny of Rickety. B. J. Brannon departed for his home in Kansas City for a brief visit. During his absence his stable is in charge of former jockey Casey Jones, his first assistant. None of the Brannon horses will be raced at Lexington this spring. ANXIOUS OVER STALL ALLOTMENTS. Horsemen here are becoming anxious over their stall allotments at Lexington, as few have heard from them. Their plans as to the number they will take there are being held in abeyance until they learn what stabling facilities they will receive. Track superintendent M. J. Keegan is up against it for stalls at the Lexington course and the owners here will take the horses intended for actual racing there. J. W. Forrnan returned from a visit to Cincinnati and Latonia today. Runzaf, which went amiss at New Orleans, is round- ing to again and "Tex" expects him to be able to race this spring. John Masterson, whose horses were turned out all winter at Lexington, was an arrival here. He spent the cold months in Cali- fornia and Texas. The stable of William Martin, which wintered at Churchill Downs under the care of trainer Tom Moran, will depart for Pimlico on Saturday, according to present plans. Jockey John Callahan, for years connected with this establishment, will leave at the same time. W. H. Fall. C. R. Anderson, Charles Koer-ner and Capt. W. F. Cisco plan to ship their horses to Maple Heights. Ohio, from here. Several others will proceed there following the Lexington meeting. W. W. Darden has a two-year-old filly, dam Nannie Hodge, dam of Little Father and Hodge, which II. Louden will train for him this year. The youngster is said to be a speedy miss and her owner has turned down an offer of ,000 for her. John C. Ferriss will take a division of the George J. Long stable and a few of his own horses to Lexinston. Ferriss has not raced there in several years.