Latonia Derby Prospects: Buddy Bauer Undergoes His Final Preparation for Big Race, Daily Racing Form, 1927-06-23


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LATONIA DERBY PROSPECTS Buddy Bauer Undergoes His Pinal Preparation for Big Race. Solan Arrives From Homcwood Course In Fine Condition Royal Julian Probable Absentee Because of Injuries. LATONIA, Ky., June 22. Over a muddy track E. R. Bradleys Buddy Bauer, one of the most formidable candidates for the La-tonia Derby, Wednesday morning had his final preparation for Saturdays race when he went a mile and a half in 2 :44. Buddy Bauer was not extended the entire trip and, while the workout was nothing out of the ordinary, it was a very useful move and the colt satisfied trainer IL J. Thompson of his readiness for the important race. The fractional time for tho work was :26, :52, 1:20, 1:48 and 2:15. Tho candidates for the Latonia Derby received an addition when Dolan, which finished fourth in the American Derby, arrived from Washington Park in charge of trainer E. W. Heffner. The colt stood the journey from the Homewod track in an excellent manner and, apparently, is in the best of condition. Trainer Heffner is optimistic regarding his colts chances in the Derby and believes that he will run a creditable race irrespective of track conditions Saturday. Dolan showed some fine promises as a two-year-old, one of his most notable triumphs being in the Endurance Handicap, at a mile, at the Bowie fall meeting. According to Heffner, owner Cooney will come from his homo at Morristown, N. J., to see his colt perform in the Latonia Derby. Continued on tventy-thlrd rage. LATONIA DERBY PROSPECTS Continued from first page Trainer Ixn Johnson reports that Royal Julian, a candidate for the Latonia, Derby, probably will be forced out of the race as a result of an injury received when he struck himself while being galloped Tuesday morning. The Injury was responsible for the colts late withdrawal from the handicap Tuesday. . The demand for Derby Day reservations at Latonia continues heavy and there Is every likelihood that the demand will exceed the supply.

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