Tranquil at Louisville: Greater Part of Racing Colony Moves on to Lexington, Daily Racing Form, 1923-04-28


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i i t , t j t i I • . i ] i | t | t | ; | I : ; I ■ ■ , ; , , -K — TRANQUIL AT LOUISVILLE i « 1 Greater Part of Racing Colony Moves On to Lexington. ♦ Reservations Made for Over 1,300 Horses — Prince K. Scheduled for Gallop Over Derby Route Next Sunday. , ♦ J LOUISVILLE. Ky.. April 27.— With most of the Churchill Downs and Douglas Park . racing colony at Lexington and but few of the eastern stables on hand, both race courses at Louisville settled down to unusual quiet today. Superintendent Tom Young, however, had his forces preparing for one of the greatest race meetings that historic Churchill Downs has ever enjoyed. He says that reservations have been made for all the stable room at both tracks. There are 1,320 boxes for the racers bedded down and ready to receive the shipments as fast as they come. Kay Spence is expected in a few days with the remainder of the extensive Montfort Jones stable to join the eighteen horses here. In addition to the ten two-year-olds to be shipped here at once by H. P. Whitney, six stalls have been reserved for the Whitney Derby and Oaks eligibles. It is said that trainer Jimmy Rowe plans to race several of the Whitney horses at Pimlieo before coming to Kentucky. Prince Tii Tii, the Meadowbrook Stable Derby eligible, showed a good gallop this morning when he was set down for a mile, j j He galloped the first quarter in 25, half in 50%, three-quarters in 1:18%. mile in 1:44. This colt is in racing condition now. He finished third in the Tijuana Derby. Blue Stone, one of the Louchheim Derby eligibles, worked a mile in exactly the same time as Prince Tii Tii. The fractionals were 24%, half 50%, three-quarters in 1:15%, mile 1:44. Dozer, one of John E. Maddens Derby eligibles. also showed a good gallop for a mile. He was caught a quarter in 21%. half in 49%. three-quarters in 1:15% and mile in 1:41%. This is unquestionably the best of the Madden eligibles. although it is reported he is beoing pointed for the Belmont Stakes instead of the Derby. Mac Lir, another of the Madden eligibles. was timed a slow mile in 1:58. This colt struck himself in a workout a few mornings ago and his trainer is going along slowly with him. Donegal, the Jefferson Livingston Derby eligible, was given a mile workout. His time was: Quarter in 25%. half in 51%. three-quarters in 1:11 and mile in 1 :4G. It is the opinion of the work watchers that Donegal is not of Derby timber, but has the making of a fast sprinter. Alice Blue Gown worked with Miss Muffins three-quarters in 1 :20%. Both were under restraint all the way. Louis Marshall, trainer of Prince K.. said today he would give his colt a trial over the Derby route Sunday morning if track conditions were favorable. Marshall has great faith in Prince K. and is fitting him perfectly for the big event. "Prince K. will race once or twice before the Derby at , Churchill Downs." said Mr. Marshall. | Trainer George Land will also give In | | I Memoriam a test over a longer route than I a mile next Sunday. It is his workday and great things are expected of the son of McGee when the boy on him gets word to ! turn him loose. Work on the new clubhouse and pergola is nearing completion. It is expected to have the improvements done by the end of next week. This will add 5.000 more to the seating capacity at the Downs. ♦— — — —

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