Lexington Derby "Preps": Mr. Kirkwood Goes Mile in 1:41-General Haldeman, Hydromel and Bonaire to Start Today., Daily Racing Form, 1927-04-27


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LEXINGTON DERBY "PREPS" Mr. Kirk wood Goes Mile in 1:41 1 — General Haldeman, Hydromel and Bonaire to Start Today. LEXINGTON. K , April 26 — J. C. Milams Mr. Kirkwood figured in the outstanding Kentucky Derby trial at the track of the Kentucky Association this morning. This big son of Squanderer and Segurola, with jockey J. Berry in the saddle, negotiated one mile in the good time of 1 :41. The work was accomplished without the colt being fully extended. He pulled up in excellent condition and owner-trainer Milam was well satisfied with the trial. The colt was tabbed in the following fractions: :25%, :49*s. 1:14%. 1:41. Hydromel, which is J. X. Camdens main hoi e for the Kentucky Derby, supplemented his good trial of last Saturday with an easy mile this morning. He galloped a mile in 1 :45%. Trainer Danny Stewart did not permit the son of Light Brigade to extend himself at any time during the workout. There were a number of short speed tests on the part of several other Derby eligibles. General Haldeman ran three-eighths, driving, in :35 as final preparation for the Hotel Iafayette Handicap tomorrow. Scotland breezed a quarter in :25*s, and Thistle Boy traversed a half-mile in :4S%. Hydromel and Bonaire are other Kentucky Derby eligibles scheduled to participate in the Hotel Lafayette Handicap, and its running at one mile promises severe tests for the trio of Derby hopefuls among the nine entries. The race is for three-year-olds and over. The track was at its best this morning as attested by Oh Susannas five-eighths in :59 handily.

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