Has Faith in Delivered: W. F. Knebelkamp Believes Lee O. Cotner Colt Derby Material, Daily Racing Form, 1932-01-09


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HAS FAITH IN DELIVERED : t W. F. Knebelkamp Believes Lee 0. Cotner Colt Derby Material. Said to Have Given Up Bad Actions at;Pbst Burning Blaze Reported in Splendid Condition. LOUISVILLE, Ky Jan. 8 William. F. Knebelkamp, owner of the Louisville Baseball Club American Association, Winona Stock Farm, with Midway and several well-bred thoroughbred mares installed thereon, to say nothing of as many as twenty head of horses in training at Churchill Downs under the tutelage of former jockey Claude Hunt, is enthusiastic over the chances of liis Derby candidate Delivered. He says Delivered has filled out considerably during the winter and believes he will leave his bad post manners behind when he is sent to the barrier in the Derby. Thre is no question but that Delivered is a rough and ready race horse. He proved that when he won his last two races. His closing triumph in the Queen City Handicap at Latonia stamped him as a horse which can sray. In the Queen City Handicap he caught his opponents one by one after getting away practically last. He was about eighth at the head of the stretch and came on to get up in the final strides to beat the Greentree colorbearer, Semaphore. Delivered is by Lee O. Cotner, from Guaranteed, by Hilarious. Knebelkamp raced Guaranteed with more or less success for several seasons. She won for him several good bets at long odds. Delivered, however, became an incorrigible at the barrier from the very first. He would refuse to break out of the stalls under colors, but, strange to say, would leave the gate orderly when schooling. If he has been broken from his had habit, as Knebelkamp says he has, then he will be a formidable candidate for Derby honors. He may prove the lorigshot players delight before the season ends, providing he acts kindly under colors and gets off with! dispatch when the word from the starter sends the field on, its way. Knebelkamp has a great prospect in his stable in the way of a dark bay two-year-old colt by Bostonian Mammon. Mammon will be recalled as the mother of Lightning Jones, one of the ;f astest youngsters during the winter and spring of 1930. This colt is well advanced iri his training having; ruri quarters in better than :2i on several occa sions. He also has a half-dozen by MidWa which will.giye good account of themselves before. tjie season is very old. It is reported ,that Burning Blaze will shortly be shipped to Churchill Downs to go into training for the Derby. He is now at Shandon Farm, near Lexington. John Partridge, who will prepare the son of Big Blaze for his three-year-old engagements, was at Shandon Place looking over the stock there last week and smiled when he gazed on Burning Blaze, and noted his improve ment since his vigorous campaign last fall! Burning Blaze has a strong- following in the Middle West and jgained many friends in Maryland wherfhe beat many of the best two-year-olds in training there. Sweeping Light and Makalu, the two crack three-year-olds munching oats in the Fair Stable at Douglas Park, are leading a life; .of ease at present. Trainer Alex Gordon said the other morning that he had never asked either of the colts: for their best speed since he put them away last Fall. "There is plenty of time for that," he said, "as the winter has been very ..open and both colts are in good shape." Sweeping Light is a grand-looking three-year-old and if he lives up to the expectations of the critics who have sized him, up, there is little question but that he will-be ready for the rich three-year-old fixtures this year.

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