Rip Raps Final Workout: Sage Stables Colt Gallops Mile and a Quarter in 2:10 1/5., Daily Racing Form, 1927-05-12


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RIP RAPS FINAL WORKOUT ■ Sage Stables Colt Gallops Mile and a Quarter in 2:101/5. ♦ Scapa Flow, Saxon, Baddy Bauer, Bostonian, Whiskery and Black Panther Are Arrivals at Churchill Downs. ♦ LOUISVILLE, Ky.. May 11.— The Sage Stables Rip Rap, the first of the eastern horses to arrive in quest of Derby honors, had his final workout this morning. He ran the full Derby distance of one mile and a quarter in 2:10%. handily. The trial was under the supervision of trainer Max Hirsch, and the colt was ridden by Steve ODonnell, who will ride him Saturday. With the three-year-old Flippant, a stable companion as pacemaker. Rip Rap ran the first quarter in £*%. half-mile in :4S%, where he raced away from Flippant. He ran the three-quarters in 1 :14 and was pulling hard at the bit as he finished the mile in 1 rlS/s ; thereafter ODonnell urged him lightly as he finished his work, but he pulled up surprisingly fresh, and it was agreed that he could have gone in faster time had he been permitted. The trial was over a track that was not at its best, and to secure good footing, ODonnell had to keep the colt a good distance out from the inner rail. W. H. Whitehouses Royal Julian was another intended Derby starter given his final preparation today. Trainer Lon Johnson, who has been ill for several days, braved the adverse weather to di ect the colts work. Royal Julian worked the Derby distance in 2:11. He showed to advantage in running the mile in 1 A.i and mile and an c ighth in 1 :"»6— and was eased up at the finish. He galoped the first quarter in :25. half-mile in :5i1i and three-quat t.-rs in 1 :17~;. This aspirant for Derby honors has a host of admirers among the horsemen here and is ready for his best racing. Trainer Johnson engagid Walter Lilhy to ride the horse Saturday. The ranks of the Derby hopefuls now in quarters at Churchill Downs received a Continued on twentieth |i;i,e.i RIP RAPS FINAL WORKOUT font iniictl from firi-t page number of notable additions this afternoon when five of the more prominent eastern candidates that are intended starters arrived. The shipment included Bostonian and Whiskery. which finished first and third a- named under the EL P. Whitney colors in the Preakniss Stakes last M nday : Creen-Irm Stables Saxon. W. M. .leffo:ds Scapa Flow. W. I. Salmons Mack Panther and i: 1L Bradleys Muddy Bact-r. The last named fHir were unplaced in the Preakness Stakes. This sterling quintette eame in a few hours after the l-. c -ati-her Farm Stables brilliant filly Pair Star, th- only one ..f her sex likely to try for I techy honors. ranched the track. Fair Star was a compani-d by twelve others ..I Wm. I u Pont. .Irs. Fox.aTcher Farm establishment, the latter diision including ten two-year-olds, among whirh are eligible* for the l»ebutante and Bashford Manor Stakes All of the horses shipped without mishap and w ■!••■ afely stabled in the .1. K. Widener b irn shortly after their arrival Trainer Freddie Hopkins, who is in charge of Bostonian and Whisker;.. also brought five two-year-olds, including several eligibles for the « lipsetta Slakes, to be run Saturday. Hopkins also looked after the Grceatrce stables Saxon, but trainer Clyde Phillips is due to arrive tomorrow to direct bis training and saddle him for the I i.-rby. Scott Harlan, trainer of Scapa Flow and T. .1. H ;il-y, trainer of r.lack Panther, will also arrive tomorrow. .lames Rowe. Sr . who is in charge of Mr. Whitneys racing interests, will arrive Fri- day morning, according to Hopkins, and jockeys A. Abel and Kummer will have the mounts on lit.- Whitney .oils Saturday. Jockey F. oltilletti will com- West to ride Scapa Flow.

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