Direct Hit in Fast Time, Daily Racing Form, 1935-04-27


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DIRECT HIT IN FAST TIME LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 26. Direct Hit, Conn Smythes son of Display and Broom Market, was the only Kentucky Derby eligible to accomplish anything of importance in the training line here today. Trainer Emerson Davis sent the Canadian-owned hopeful a mile and favored by the fastest footing of the spring season he covered the distance in 1:41, a new spring mark for Derby candidates training here. J. E. Wideners Chance Sun took a half mile spin in :48 as his final training for his three-year-old debut, under silks Saturday while E. R. Bradleys Boxthorn had a three furlongs "pipe-opener" for which he was timed in :38, in preparation for a distance trial tomorrow. Messrs. Widener and Bradley are expected for Saturdays opening, the latter in time to see Boxthorn work at an early hour.

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