Louisville Training: J. E. Wideners Chance Shot, Osmand and Kiev Work Together., Daily Racing Form, 1927-04-18


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LOUISVILLE TRAINING « J. E. Wideners Chance Shot, 0s- mand and Kiev Work Together. ♦ War Eagles Impressive Gallop — Notable Party of Horsemen Visitors From Lexington. • ■ LOUISVILLE, Ky.. April 16— A muddy-track again prevailed at Churchill Downs this morning, but. despite this condition, training operations went on without a let-up. Kentucky Derby eligibles were noticeably active and during work hours quite a number of them were out for pretentious trials. Although muddy on the surface, the track has a firm foundation and this enabled the horses to make fairly g«x d time in spite of the mud. ismand. Kiev. War Eagle and Royal Julian comprised a quartet of Derby colts that were put through their paces and naturally the performances of the two Widener colts attracted the most attention. Their work •was watched by a big crowd, which included Sen. J. N. Camden, Judge Allie W. Young. John E. Madden and W. S. Dudley. This notable party of turfmen motored from Lexington with facte? Jake Heupel at the wheel, and they arrived just as the Widener colts were being led out on the track. The two Derby eligibles were accompanied In their gallops by Chance Shot, which marked the first time this year that they have worked together. Melvin Thompson was on Osmand. Sande on Chance Shot and R. Yelton on Kiev. The trio began together from the three-quarters post with Kiev next to the rail. Chance Shot in the middle and Osmand on the outside. They raced in this formation closely aligned for the entire journey of one mile. The presence of the speedy Chance Shot appeared to have a beneficial effect upon Os-xnriiid. for he displayed more willingness to extend himself than when he had only Kiev as a running mate The three colts were all und-r restraint. The fractions were :37*and, :51. 1 :0.".. 1 :i:i. 1 :?,ZH. 1 -IS2*- milll FINE APPEARANCE. They all pulled up sound and without being •winded to any great extent. It was a useful trial for them all and one of the most im-pr-.-sive ever rhown by Osmand. The latters way of going and his fine appearance- was fanrably commented upon by both Sen. Camden and Mr. Madden. After the three colts had been blanketed. Laddie and Cormand, two other Widener three-year-olds were sent out for a gallop at Ee en-eighths, the pair running the distance in 1 :::: The fastest I erhy move of the mroning was recorded when E. H. McLeans slashing colt, War Eai?le. with Nick Huff up and under the dir-e.-tion i if trainer Louis Tauber. ran seven-•IgMte in 1 :::i*r. The colt was anxious to run and. going along at a steady gait, cov-cr. I the quarter in .-6. three-eighths in :3S%, five-eighths in 1 :i ." . three-quartres in 1 :1S, Se en-eighths in 1:31%, and galloped out the mile in 1 :5 . Royal Julian made a good impression on the watchers when he ran thr quarters in 1 M% and pulled up at the mile in 1 :.~ l. This colt appears to have a distinct liking for the mud. Candy Queen. Candy HSackbird and Young Prime were all given slow gallops. Young Prinee will lie let down for an ambitious Workout Sunday morning and his owner, J. E. Madden, will be on hand to witness the trial Regarding his plans for the spring. Mr. ]il olden stated that he had not definitely dec-ided upon them. It was his first visit to Churchill Downs in two weeks, and after looking over his big band of horses declared him elf well satisfied with their condition. 4. N. MI1V INSPECTS 1IOKSES. Mr. Camden, while here, inspected the division of his stable in charge of trainer Eosi oe Cloose. and he had no fault to find with them. Mr .linden expressed himself as being well Satisfied with the manner in which Hy-flroinel and Norcaster. his pair of Derby fligiblcs. are training at Lexington under the Care of Iianny Miller. He was of the opinion that Hydromel will be decided upon a.s his Standard b« arer in the Derby. Trainer D. T. Miller left today for Lexington with the ten J. J. Coughlin horses. JSine of the number are intended for racing at tiie Jtlue Crass track, and the other one, the filly Finery, by Playfellow Kate D., Kill lie turned out at Tom Piatts farm. The thirty horses that trainer Miller left here Will be looked after by L. R. Royle. Jockeys !j. Smith and S. Veale, accompanied trainer filler to Lexington. The fastest work of the morning at Churchill Downs was witnessed when W. II. Ulanton s 1-ady DOr worked a half-mile in "iOs. This oungster is by Mont D*Or — I ICecpsakc and was bought by owner I.lanton kt the Lexington fall sales for 00. Recently Blanton refused an offer of ,000 for Vloutiuued ou twelfth page LOUISVILLE TRAINING ] Continued from first page the two-year-old filly, which has outworked any juvenile at the local track. C. E. "Roots" Purnell has sent Amilcar ] and the two-year-old Scorn to Palziels Crystal Springs farm to be turned out. Amilcar is the property of The Agha Khan, wealthy Indian potentate, who, according to trainer Durneil. is planning to ship more horses to this country to be raced. Purnell has his own private horse van which he intends to use in transporting his horses between the Kentucky tracks. The stables of J. C. Ferris, Jr.. and F. T. Letellier, which were due to reach here Friday night from New Orleans, failed to arrive this morning. It is believed the delay is caused by the floods. A

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