Sunday At The Downs: Many Visitors at the Track to See the Derby Candidates.; King Gorin II. and Bourbon Boy Gallop Mile Together in Impressive Style., Daily Racing Form, 1924-04-07


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I I ; | , . . , . 1 [ , , , I ! j . » SUNDAY AT THE DOWNS Many Visitors at the Track to See the Derby Candidates. ♦ King Gorin II. and Bourbon Boy Gallop Mile Together in Impressive Style. ♦ LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 6— The wonderful interest being taker, in the forthcoming renewal of the Kentucky Derby was plainly manifested Sundiy morning at Churchill Downs when one of the greatest throngs of spectators ever assembled at that course on a Sabbath morning lined the backstretch for the purpose of seeing the Derby candi-I | dates in action. There were fully 500 people | ■ on the course and the automobiles were so numerous that an officer had to be on duty | I to direct traffic entering and Laving the grounds. The sun shone from a cloudless . sky and but for sharp winds from the West the morning would have been ideal. The track was in splendid shape for traiinng i operations. Wise Counsellor and Black Gold j were the chief magnets that attracted the crowd, but as it was not the regular work I day for either of these colts the spectators i had to be cont°nt with watching them gallop I : at a slow pace around the course. Both colts are due to De let down for speedy gal-i lops Monday morning. The spectators, however, were prfvflcged to witness a number of other Derby eligibles in fast gallops when King jorin II., Bourbon Boy, Altawood and Quivero were all sent ! along for useful workouts and they all performed to the satisfaction of their trainers. The outstanding performances were those of I King Jorin II. and Bourbon Boy. which for j ! the first time since their Derby preparation hegan were asked to traverse the mile route at good speed. SO BAD AFTER EFFECTS. The colts went out together and, racing neck and neck, ran the distance in 1 :4g*and. There were a number of watchers that caught them in 1 :4r 4-,. Mack Garner, who will ride King Gorin II. in the Derby, was astride of : ; Pete Coynes colt, while ex-jockey Aubuehon j i had the leg up on Bourbon Boy. which Pete Coyne is training for Arthur Board of this city. The pair began well in motion and, under full control of their riders, ran the quarter in :25s ; the half in :" 0l3, and I the three-quarters in 1:1S. They were going well in the final quarter and both pulled up sound. Mr. Board was on hand to witness : the work and his satisfaction over the result was fully shared by Pete Coyne. The showing of C. Brace Heads Altawood, : Which is being trained by Ham Keene, I while not so impressive, was nevertheless eminently satisfactory to owner Head, who witnessed the colts work. With jockey J. McCoy in the saddle, the son of Master Bob-crt and Crestwood Girl was also given his first work at one mile this year and he galloped the distance in 1 :•" !. He began well and was under good restraint for the entire way. He went the half in ol and the three-quarters in 1 :22. QUIVERO IX FINK 1 I.1TI.K. Jefferson Livingstons Quivero supplemented his good gallop of a few clays ago by running a steady three-quarters in 1 :17-~, and galloping out the seven-eighths in 1 ::»2. Trainer Frank Stevens stated that the* Royal II. colt is ready to gj a fast mile at the first asking. I Trainer Lon Jones bad Glide and Sanola his pair of Derby and Oaks fillies out. but decided not to ask them to extend them-I selves in their work. They will be gie:i I their next gallop Monday morning when they [will both be tried out at a mile. I Bob Gibson had In Memoriam out early jand, much to the d -light of the spectators, he sent the son of McCee out for a good work. The colt ran along a fairly good rate I for live-eighths mile, which he covered in 1 :04 4-3 and was eased up the extra eighth in 1 :l.t 3-.".. j J. C. 1-Yrriss was an arrival from t!;e South Sunday morning, His stable, which raced in New Orleans, had preceded him here by several days. George .1. Long was among Sundays visitors at the Downs, as was also T. M. Mur-I phy. well-known breeder, who has a Itne-, looking filly by Golden Maxim in the stable of Joe Umensetter. Mr. Willard Wilson, prominent merchant nt 1 lirmingham. Ala., was a visit u- ;,t th ■ I Downs Sunday morning for the purpose of Inspecting his promising two-year-old Illy Lady Hourless. which is being trained by PetS* COJ ue.

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