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WAR EAGLE ON EDGE . Improved Wonderfully Since Arrival at Churchill Downs. « Rest Beneficial to Son of Man o War — King Nadi Demonstrates Fitness By Running Fast Mile. ♦ LOlISVILLK. Ky., April 13— E. B. Md "«■*■" War Kagle was the only Kentucky IhtIiv eligible to be given a pretenMous work at Churchill Downs this morning. The big strapping son of Man o War and Karine, with jockey Ni.-k Huff on his back showed an impressive trial when he rattled off seven. ilgJitlM in the comparatively good time of 1 .:;»". over a track that was not at all favor-abi •• for a di-play of speed. The going was muddy and ■Upper? and a light rain was falling when trainer Louis Tauber brought the MM out for the be: t trial he has shown since liis arrival from New Orleans. The colt broke at the three-quarters mile post and with an even gait, and showing an evident relish for the muddy going rattled off the quarter in :2.".V.. three-eighths in :3S*s. half in :51»i, five-eighths in 1 :04Mi and the three-quarters in 1 ITr. It was a nice even work and trainer Tauher WB1 all smiles as the colt was heing led hack to his barn. "War Kagle has Improved wonderfully since his advent here Mi has picked up fully fifty pounds in the paM three weeks. The short rest he was gi.-n after leaving; the southern city must have l»eeii of great benefit to him for now he Ks mm of the fittest looking of the three-year-olds at the track. STEADY IMPROVEMENT. The Crescent Stables Derby eligible. My Son. was the only other Derby colt to be breezed. Trainer John Middleton sent the colt three-quarters in 1 :1S. This colt is also ■hewing steady improvement and is going along nircly in his Derby preparation. King Nadi. candidate for the Clark and Grainger Memorial Handicaps, gave another exhibition of his fitness and mud running qualities when with Itoscoe Troxler in the saddle, he ran a mile in 1:44. It was one of the best trials witnessed this spring. King Nadi ■ a fit horse and is ready to carry the colors to victory. Nine of the horses that Charlie Patterson had wintered a* Douglas Park for the Jiloomfield StaLle were turned over to trainer . Bert Williams, who sent them to join his Other horses at Churchill Downs. The outfit comprised the three-year-olds Tyrol. Marshall Ney. Kid OKildare, Kxile, Macedon. Clarence Lchus and the two-year-olds Blackwood. Theodoric and Hawk Shaw. Trainer Williams announced that the Bloomfield Stables Kentucky Derby eligible The Pago had been sent to Minata Farm to be turned out together with Caberdine. The Dago has not fully reenvered from the sickness he was afflicted with at Miami. Williams has a most promising apprentice in the person of P. Hebert, who hails from Koplan. La., the town where jockey D. Dubois first saw the light of day. Hebert Is credited with having ridden three winners at New Orleans in one day. Inasmuch as Williams will not race any horses until the Churchill Downs meeting opens, he has arranged for the boy to ride at Aurora under the direction of K. L. Snyder, until that time. F. Chiavetta. the Bloomfield Stables older jo. key. will go to Lexington to ride for the stable of Clyde Van Dusen. nU SATKAP AND 1 -Will STAR. A request that ten stalls, at Churchill Downs, be reserved for his horses was re-ceiY.-d today from trainer Max Hirsch. who announced his intention of bringing the Fox-catcher Farm Stables two Kentucky Derby eligible* The Satrap and Fair Star, here to start in the classic. The remainder of the outfit will comprise t vo-y ar-olds, a number of which have stake engagements. Both of the Derby colts will be here in plenty time to complete their training. The Satrap is heUC trained by Max Hirsch, while Fair Star is under the are of C. Utz. Danny Miller has arranged to ship next Saturday t Lxington seven two-year-olds and the older horses Free Miller and All Btghtie. the property of the J. .1. Coughlin MaMe. Jockeys .1. Smith and Stanley Veale will go along to ride for the stabl GeWjTfi -I. Long reported the arrival of fie g 1-looking foals at his P.ashford Manor farm. The youngsters are a filly by iUisy American- Thaka, a bay colt by Bea-verkill Anna, brown filly by Busy American - Doric, chestnut colt by Master Charlie — Mala. and a hay colt by Beaverkill — Hazel. Clyde Van Dusen came over from Lexington to inspect the division of his stable stationed at Churchill Downs. He found the filly Changing Moods with a temperature. Van 1 uiseii has four fine looking foals at his lew Acres farm near Lexington. They are a filly by Whisk hroom— Fncles Lassie, a colt by Bo McMillan— Ask Her, a filly by Bo McMillan Ulackcyed Susan, and a colt by lrince palatine -Dulee Tokalon. Capt C. P.. Duberry was an arrival from New rleans and he reported that at present he has no horses in training. The hois.;- Lighter and Tempest got in from Now Orleans in charge of Harry Clark and were turned over to Jim Fverman to train. Lighter is the property of Dr. Samuels, well known Louisville physician, while Tempest is owned by F. D. Smith. CoL W. K Applegatc. who was in poor health during the winter, has recovered and i.- MOtorfMJ from New Orleans to Cincinnati. Mrs George B. COS, owner of the Park-vi-w Stable, has arrived in Louisville after a two months isit to Kurope. She was at Churchill Downs this morning to inspect Rhiaock. Knergy and her other horses, which pre in charge of W. Covington. She will return to her home in Cincinnati Thursday morning. Trainer Kay Spence of the Audley Farm Stable, will not race any horses at Islington. lb- is resting up the horses that were campaigned at New Orleans and the two-year-old* recently brought from the farm are far from being in r:u.-ing condition.