Colonel Gilmore Arrives: Jack Weavers Derby Hope Reaches Downs From Latonia.; Aside From Sore Mouth Colt is in Fine Bodily Condition--Many Move On To Lexington., Daily Racing Form, 1924-04-25


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COLONEL GILMORE ARRIVES Jack Weavers Derby Hope Reaches Downs From Latonia. ■ ♦ ■ Aside From Sore Mouili Colt is in Fine llodily Condition — Many .Move On To I.exinirton. ♦ LOriSVTBBFJ. Ky.. April 24.— The list of locally trained Kentucky Derby candidates ! i reived an important addition when Colonel | tfilmore in charge of Jack Weaver, his owner and trainer, arrived Thursday morning at I Churchill I "owns from his winter quarters at Latonia, The colt had been in training at the Batonia track for some time and is in an advanced state of preparation. He will remain at the local course where his Derby ! I training will be completed. Except for a sore | mouth the colt is in splendid bodily condition and this was indicated by his coat which shone like a new silk hat. Mr. Weaver is unable to account for the injury to the colts mouth, but believes it was caused by a nail on the wall of his stall at Batonia. Every precaution lias been taken to prevent infection. Colonel Oilmore is a bay colt by Colonel Ycnnie — Annie C.ilmore. by Dick Welles and was purchased by his present owner as a yearttag from Borne Bespress, who bred the colt. He has grown into a fine specimen I since last fall and is one of the biggest three- | year-olds now here. His two-year-old record is a most creditable one. With one exception ali of his thirteen races were at Batonia and he was successful in four of them. He fin- ished second three times, third once and was unplaced in five other races. His four victories were consecutive ones, and his best winning performance was when lie ran three- | quarters in 1 :12,, and beat Beau Butler. Glide, Margaret Lawrence and other good The colt is possessed of early speed and can also come from behind and win. Kentucky Derby training operations Thurs- I day morning were practically at a standstill, th. re being no work worthy of mention. The aspirants were given only light exercise, l-ri- day morning they will be called upon for some of the most ambitious gallops of the | season. Wise Counsellor will he given his final workout on that morning prior to being ■hipped to Pimlico, and the work-watchers will be disappointed if trainer Ward does not permit the son of Mentor and Bustle to show the fastest mile of the spring season. The movement of bones towards Lexington, where the Kentucky spring season opens next Saturday, continued today when a number of stables, including those of Jim Ever-man and J. S. Ownhey, were transferred to the BhM Crass traek. The Kverman consign-ment included Ancestress. Flying Prince, Ja.k Frost, Glory and Billy Brash. c. Bruce Heads Derby candidate Altawood and Keen,- Bros. two fillies, Flowers of Love I Oiit irii: Ml »m tenth page. j I | j ; ; I I 1 COLONEL GILMORE ARRIVES Continued from first p.Tge. and Alice Blue down, were sent over Thursday night la charge of trainer Ham KcciBC. Jockey J. McCoy, the stable rider, motored over in the afternoon. Jim Moody sent three of the Theo. E Mueller establishment, these being YYida, Foul Weather and RandalL Wida la an intended starter in the Camden II. indie. ip. August Yerratt, the stables rider, went along at the same time. Mose GoMblatt, who had intended shipping six horses to Lexington, changed his arrangements when be found he could not secure desirable stabling accommodation at that track. H. Meastetef arrived at Dtuglas Park from Lexington Thursday morning with three highly regarded two-year-olds that he bought at l.atonia last October and turned over to T. E. Pierce to break an41 train. According to Neusteter be had recently Sees offered ,000 for one of the youngsters, a bay colt by Colonel Yetini. — Wondawhy, whieh has been named I.ow Bower. The other two are Kobert Maxwell, chestnut colt, by Dick Welles— Crossover, and Chloe D.. a bay tilly by Ormondale — Shop «;irl. The trio will make their racing debut at Churchill Downs.

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