Porters Mite Suffering From An Infected Throat, Daily Racing Form, 1939-05-08


view raw text

=4 PORTERS MITE SUFFERING FROM AN INFECTED THROAT LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 6.— Refuting some reports that his connections withdrew Porters Mite from the Kentucky Derby because they did not think he measured up to Derby qualifications, the William E. Boeing colt today was found to be suffering from an infected throat, according to trainer Ted Horning. Withdrawal of Porters, Mite from the Derby was announced following his poor showing in the Trial Stakes here last Tuesday. The Boeing colt showed none of the usual symptoms of throat trouble, which may have been bothering him for soma time, and that anything at all was wrong with him was not discovered until -he suddenly went "off his feed" after last Tuesdays race. Porters Mite now is under the care of a veterinarian, under whose treatment he may recover and develop into the good three-year-old his juvenile form suggested he would become.

Persistent Link: https://drf.uky.edu/catalog/1930s/drf1939050801/drf1939050801_1_9
Local Identifier: drf1939050801_1_9
Library of Congress Record: https://lccn.loc.gov/unk82075800