Hail! The Champion Comes!: Kentucky Derby Favorite, Morvich, Now on His Way to Kentucky., Daily Racing Form, 1922-05-07


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HAIL THE CHAMPION COMES Kentucky Darby Favorite Morvich Now on His Way to Kentucky KentuckyNEW NEW YORK N Y May 6 Morvich Ben ¬ jamin Blocks champion is on his way to Louisville to fill his engagement in the 50 000 Kentucky Derby to be run at Churchill Downs next Saturday The son of Runny mede and Hymir left at 2 10 oclock Saturday afternoon with a considerable retinue There were three attendants in the same car an exercise pony and an Airedale dog that has been his companion at Jamaica An ample supply of special feed was taken along as well as a sufficient supply of water for his use while in Kentucky KentuckyAs As a last trial before the shipping Fred Burlev sent the champion along for a good mile and an eighth during the morning work hours He finished out the distance under restraint in 158 and the fractions for the move were Half in 51 s threequarters in 118 mile in 14575 and the mile and an eighth in 153 153Hart Hart Dernham agent for Mr Block who arranged the shipping announced that Mr and Mrs Block Mr and Mrs Fred Burlew as well as he and Mrs Dernham will leave for Louisville at 5 oclock Sunday SundayAccording According to the train schedule Morvich will land in Louisville at 625 Sunday night

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Local Identifier: drf1922050701_1_6
Library of Congress Record: https://lccn.loc.gov/unk82075800