Bradleys Derby Eligibles: Buddy Bauer and Boo Make Impressive Showing over Old Lexington Track., Daily Racing Form, 1927-04-23


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BRADLEYS DERBY EUGIBLES Buddy Bauer and Boo Make Impressive Showing Over Old Lexington Track. LEXIXGTOX, Ky., April 22.— This morning brought most extensive preparation of Kentucky Derby candidates over the local track with the Idle Hour Farm Stables Buddy Bauer and Boo carrying off top honors. The former, vanned in from the E. R. Bradley farm, for his second mile gallop of the spring over the course, completed the distance in 1 :43%, working in company with Boot to Boot. Jockey Alfred Johnson had the mount on Buddy Bauer and he was under an impost of almost 130 pounds. Considering the slow condition of the track and the ease with which he negotiated the mile, his trial verged on the sensational and created no slight stir among the horsemen privileged to have witnessed it. The fractions were :25*i, :49% and 1:16%. Trainer H. J. Thompson was completely satisfied with the colts move but somewhat disappointed in that of Boot to Boot, which had to be submitted to a drive to keep up with the Derby candidate after reaching the stretch. Boo, which trainer Hurley sent to the track a short time before Buddy Bauer, rekindled Kentucky Derby hopes about the Idle Hour Farm barn by negotiating a mile in 1 :4a without the slightest effort. He was breezing the entire distance and scored decisively over Benedict Vow. Jockey L. Craver got him away fully two lengths behind Benedict Vow but he overtook the latter up in the stretch and submerged him beneath a rush that put him far in advance of the older horse at the end of the trial. Benedict Vow completed the mile in 1:48, while the fractional time for Boos trial was :M%, :50% and 1:1$, making for an evenly balanced workout. Bir.ey M. C. had an easy gallop of three-quarters in 1:17%. Soon after Boo had left the course trainer C. C. Van Meter brought out Rolled Stocking and Bonair. They were sent over a distance of one mile, running together throughout and completing the ground in 1:45%. They raced handily the full course with Rolled Stockings work the most impressive of the two. The fractional time was :24%, :49, 1:M% and 1:161-5. The Huguenot. Derby hope of Desha Breckinridge, exhibited a fine article of speed in negotiating three-quarters in 1:15%. This was accomplished against a steady restraint, turning the first quarter in :2:i. three-eighths :35. half :4. and five-eighths 1:02. The Wild Rose Farm Stables Aregal had an easy workout of three-quarters in 1:21%, breezing under a stout pull, and George Collins Thistle Boy traversed the same ground in 1 :20. under the same kind of handling. Mirafel showed a readiness for his best running, by doing three-quarters in 1 :1S%. He was not permitted to give anything like his best speed, and the trial was far more impressive than the time might indicate. J. X. Camdens Mydromel did three-eighths in :4:i, as final preparation for a longer trial tomorrow.

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