Reserve Eighteen Stalls: Trainer Preston Burch to Ship Wingfield Horses to the Downs.; Stable Includes Well Thought of Colt General Thatcher, Prospective Derby Candidate--Maddens Big String., Daily Racing Form, 1923-02-21


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RESERVE EIGHTEEN STALLS Trainer Preston Burch to Ship Wingfield Horses to the Downs Stable Includes Well Thought of Colt Genera GeneraThatcher Thatcher Prospective Derby Candidate Maddeus Big String LOUISVILLE Ky February 20 Superin ¬ tendent Tom Young of the local tracks las received a telegram from Preston Burch trainer of George Wingfields Nevada Stock Farm Stable requesting that eighteen stalls be reserved In this string which has wn tered at the old Benning course Washington D C is General Thatcher a most premising Kentucky Derby candidate This son of Sweep and Polistcna by Polymelus is well regarded It is predicted that he will be one i of the outstanding colts of the year Dis tance and weight did not bother him last year The giant thoroughbred is being given a careful preliminary preparation by trainer Burch BurchJohn John E Madden has the largest hand of threeyearolds at the local courses and it is probable that several of them will be fouitd among the entries to the Kentucky Derby which will close next Saturday Among the j Madden performers of this age now at the j j Downs are Squander Dozer Flint Stone j Sandy Hatch Shadow Dale MacLir Pravus i and Heremon j Bud Fishers Cartoonist at Douglas Park j I continues to hold the place of chief interest among Derby candidates at the local tracks although Donges in the Ward Goose stable and Prince K in the Marshall Broth ¬ ers barn have gained many admirers due to their striking appearance Rustem and Spinball in the Ward barn also are going along nicely nicelyThe The Keene string here includes a good trio of threeyearolds in Alice Blue Gown i j I Flowers of Love and Chittagong Alice Blue I Gown especially gives promise of living up i to her brilliant form of last year and horse j i men predict that it will take a mighty filly to trim her in the Oaks race raceThe The highlyheralded colt Newmarket is in the Jefferson Livingston stable and he will be given every chance to make good this spring Other threeyearolds in this barn include Donegal Tempting Red Arrow and Warrior WarriorPete Pete Coyne has Actuary Let Her Fly Park Hill Palmha and Flower Shop while J H Louchheims string includes Lord Gran ¬ ite Kitty Williams Paul G Brown Grandest Blue Stone Hot Coal and Prancing Prince Bruce Heads stable comprises Wild Life Busy Lilac Time and The Quest

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