Champ De Mars Advanced: Shows Fastest Gallop of Training Season at Louisville, Daily Racing Form, 1926-04-07


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CHAMP DE MARS ADVANCED » Shows Fastest Gallop of Training Season at Louisville. ♦ Haste and Rhinork Among Otlier Derby Candidates Under Saddle — E. R. McLean Stable Due Saturday. ♦ LOUISVILLE, Ky., April C— Champ De Mars, the chestnut son of War Star — Yellow Blossom, a member of the Keeneland Stable, turned in the fastest and easiest Derby gallop of the present training season, when he covered three-quarters in 1 :15M;. The colt was paced by the other Derby candidate in this establishment, Mike McLuke, while Donald McElroy, a lad weighing 116 pounds and tack making 127 up on Champ De Mars and Mike McDuko having up a lighter weight. They went to the quarter mile post in :23% and the half in :40. It was evident that Champ De Mars could go on away from Mike Be Lake at any stage of the early running and finished under a pull. Mike McDuke was timed in 1 :1C% for three-quarters. Emil tiers, who is making a winter book on the Derby, has cut Champ De Mars to 30 to 1. Kohn and Theisens Becollection had Barns-dale II. as his workmate this morning and galloped three-quarters in the fractional time of one-half in :51, and 1:19% for the full distance. The latter was timed in 1:21%. Rhinock and Royal Omar, the Parkview Stables Derby candidates, went three-quarters in 1 :23. Rhinock was under stout restraint to his stable companion. Haste, J. E. Wideners Derby ace, led a set from this barn and, after circling the course once, set off into a brisk gallop and. being given rein, covered a half mile in :51% and five-eighths in 1 :05*.f.. Profiteer, Socialist, Federalist, Paavo and Wild Wind were in this set. Take a Chance at Douglas Park showed trainer Flanagan a fast three-eighths in :36%. The tracks were a bit slow from the rainfall of last night, and the gallops were considered- excellent at this time by the trainers of the Derby candidates. Emil Herz received word from John I. Day that he would stop off here tomorrow on his way east from Miami, where he served as presiding steward at Hialeah Park. Dr. C. C. Calm came down from his farm at Lexington to fire Colonel Gilmore in the Bon Jones string. D. D. Canfield, interested in several hors; s in the care of 1ete Coyne, came up from his home in Nashville to see his horses have a tryout at the Downs. The stable of E. B. McLean, comprising twenty-two head in charge of trainer Johnny Schorr, are due to arrive here April 10 from Benning, where they have been in training this past winter. John Lowe is expected in Friday with fourteen head that he has been racing at New Orleans. . «

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