English Colt Rolls-Royce.: Works Well at Jamaica for His Engagement in Kentucky Derby., Daily Racing Form, 1926-04-21


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ENGLISH COLT ROLLS-ROYCE Works Well at Jamaica for His Engagement in Kentucky Derby. ♦ Painters and Foree of laborers Putting hinishing Lunches to Il. nil for Opening on April 2s. ♦ NEW rORK. N. Y., April 20— An international aspect was injected into the training for the Kentucky Perl y when trainer A. G. Rlakcly sent Stanley Wootons English three-year-old Rolls Royce an easy mile over the. Jamaica track in preparation for his engagement in that famous race. Polls Royce was accompanied by the four-year-old Rrig oPoon for the first three-quarters, but finished out the distance alone. Through the final half mile- he was being easel up after showing a high flight of early si eed that caused Hlakely to wave the riders down to a slower pace. Rolls Ftoyce was eased up. going the mile in 1:48%. The pair cantered over to the eighth post on the front stretch and broke heads apart. The first eighth was negotiated in :llr, and the first quarter in :33 flat. Round the first turn the pair continued at this clip, leaching the first half mile in :IS.r . It was at this point that Hlakely frantically waved the riders down and both took firmer holds on their mounts. Polls Royce was full of run as he swung into the back stretch and showed a disposition to go on. but was taken und.-i stronger restraint, covering the three-quarters in 1:16%. At this point Hrig UDoon began to drop back and the three-year-old went on alone and at the end was eased up the mile in 1:49%. HKKI IN THK IMKPI.E. . Rolls Royco is a bay son of Tetra tenia Device, by Amadis. and was shipped here last fall. He wintered with other horses of the Laurel Park Stud under the care of Henry McPaniel. at the J. K. L. Ross farm near Laurel, Md. When Hlak.-ly arrived from New irloans, Rols Royce was turned over to him to fit for his early training. The colt is a handsome individual and has two victories to his credit in Kngland. He won his first race at Salisbury Iark at five-eighths from sixteen others. He was ridden by Steve Donoghue. His second winning performance was at Hurst Park in June, where he defeated a band of twelve and was ridden by George Archibald. EtoOs Royce was bred by the Puke of Portland. • Hlakely had the other members of the stable out for exercise, while the Sanfor.l Stock Farm horses, in care of trainer Hollie Hughes, were also given long slow gallops. A force of painters and laborers under track superintendent Maher were kept busy throughout the day putting the finishing touches to the- track, which will open on April 2S. The stewards and judges stand wiis given a new coat of white paint, while | the chairs and benches were put in place in I the grandstand. The secretarys office at the track will be j opened in a few days, to take care of the i arrivals from Maryland. The roads con-I necting the stables on the- hack stretch were I oiled, as were the- approaches to the grandstand and clubhouse. BRAINSTORM IN HAD XV AT. J. Edwards, in charge of the J. E. Watter-son stable, arrived from Stillwater. Minnesota, where he buried his father last week. The horses which raced at Miami and Orlando during the winter months shipped north in good condition. Hrainstorm. which was injured during the Miami meeting, is still in a bad way and will not be seen under colors for some time. The two-year-old Dnde Wiggly. by Peter Pan- Fan Tan. which was stricken with paralysis last fall, arrived from the farm near Lexington, Ky.. and will be put in training this summer. The colt is a well made youngster, recovered splendidly from the ailment and shows but j little effects of the disease. The four-y.ar- | old Rlack Hart was castrated by Dr. R W McCully. and will be on the- shelf for som * time. Jockey J. Brunner, who was in the employ of W. II. Karrick for nineteen years, severed I his connection with the stable and will bo I free lane- for the summer. A

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