Shot Put to Start In Downs Feature: Bardstown Effort Indicates Veteran Routers Readiness For Kentucky Handicap, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-13


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Shot Put to Start In Downs Feature FeatureBqrdstown Bqrdstown Effort Indicates Veteran Routers Readiness For Kentucky Handicap HandicapLOUISVILLE LOUISVILLE Ky May 12 The 2500 added Kentucky Handicap one mile and an eighth test for threeyearolds and up wardr which is to feature the Saturday program at Churchill Downs took on added color Tuesday when Mrs Marie Evans Shot Put scored a clever victory in the Bardstown Purse Shot Put one of the original 41 nominations for the closing day stake qualified handsomely for the week ¬ end headliner when he turned back a better than average field in the one mile of the Bardstown and trainer J J Greely Jr announced that his charge will be under colors for the Kentucky barring mishap between now and post time for the event eventAlthough Although Shot Put had failed to reach the winners circle during his earlier 1943 campaign several of his efforts at the New Orleans Fair Grounds were such that he will surely make his presence keenly felt in the Kentucky The Bardstown was Shot Puts first triumph of the year and the manner in which the Evans star attained major honors was most impressive Shot Put is asked to shoulder 106 pounds in the final day attraction of the Kentucky spring season seasonBest Best Seller Works WorksGalbreath Galbreath Diensts Best Seller who won the sixth running of the Churchill Downs Handicap on April 29 is another highly regarded eligible for the Kentucky Picking up an impost of 118 pounds in the Churchill Downs the Bradleybred son of Blue Larkspur completed that one mile run in 138 defeating Wishbone Three Clov ¬ ers Sweep Swinger Cerebus Ball Player and Galladon GalladonTrainer Trainer Rollie T Shepp gave Best Seller his last serious trial for the Kentucky here this morning and the manner in which his charge completed the drill was highly sat ¬ isfactory Breaking from the gate Best Seller stepped one mile over the heavy track in 144 handily and pulled up in excellent shape Fractions for the move were the half mile in 48 and six fur ¬ longs in 115 115Among Among others rated as probable starters for the Kentucky Handicap are such good ones as Mrs Emil Denemarks Last Gold victor in his last local outing and Three Clovers A C Ernsts Aletern who won the Ben Ali Handicap during the Keeneland meeting and The Finest a representative of Max Marmorstein

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