Count Fleet, Blue Swords Bedded Down at Pimlico: Derby Winner, Runner-Up Ship To Maryland in Perfect Condition, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-04


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Count Fleetv Blue Swords Bedded Down at Pimlico PimlicoDerby Derby Winner RunnerUp Ship To Maryland Fn Perfect Condition ConditionBALTIMORE BALTIMORE Md May 3 Count Fleet accompanied by Blue Swords arrived at Pimlico at 1240 today Both horses shipped in perfect condition and Don Cameron and Walter Kelly trainer of Blue Swords dis ¬ missed the report that Count Fleet was ill as a gross exaggeration Transferred from the Mt Washington Station Blue Swords was sent in one van followed by Count Fleet and his stablemate Bottom Rail The train from Louisville arrived at Baltimore at 945 a m and when the vans appeared at Pimlico at noon Don Cameron hired a car to drive to Mt Washington Sta tion The vans were just leaving so Cam ¬ eron hurried back to make preparations to unload the Hertz champion at Barn F FCameron Cameron placed Count Fleet in his stall but the Derby winner wanted to walk and caused such a rumpus that the trainer finally took him for six or seven turns around the shed Hope that Modest Lad does not start in the Preakness Cameron said as he walked but if he does I am going to ask that he be started from the extreme outside He has stepped on Count Fleet twice and I do not want to take any further chances on an injury injuryModest Modest Lad is not a Preakness eligible but Cameron said that he would make the request any time Modest Lad started against Count Fleet FleetCameron Cameron says Count Fleet will definitely definitelyContinued Continued on Page TwentySeven Count Fleet Blue Swords Bedded Down at Pimlico PimlicoDerby Derby Winner RunnerUp Ship ShipTo To Maryland in Perfect Condition ConditionContinued Continued from Paoe One Onestart start in the Belmont Stakes but it may be that I will send him after the Withers also Sir Barton won the Triple Crown and the Withers and no horse has ever duplicated the feat I may decide to send Count Fleet after it itWalter Walter Kelly trainer of Blue Swords said he did not think the Preakness field would be more than six horses but added that the Simmons colt would definitely start and that he thought Slide Rule would also go to the post Blue Swords en ¬ deavored to reach Count Fleet in the Derby but could not make it But we will keep on trying

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