Bell-Buzzer Goes in Count Fleet Purse; Stir Up Tests Strip at Churchill Downs: Five Other Derby Eligibles in Todays Feature; Kaytee and Autocrat Work in Slop, Daily Racing Form, 1944-04-28


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| Bell-Buzzer Goes in Count Fleet Purse; ] Stir Up Tests Strip at Churchill Downs ] • j i I I i I J 1 I ! | i [ i ! j j I J ; ! ; • ! ! [ Five Other Derby Eliqibles T" In Todays Feature; Kaytee t And Autocrat Work in Slop ] i LOUISVILLE. Ky.. April 27.— Charity ] Week continues on its successful way at j , Churchill Downs here tomorrow with the I i appearance of several candidates for the | j following week-ends 5,000 "Run for the j Roses," lending attractiveness to the days I i program. The vehicle of the Derby hopefuls public tests is the Count Fleet Purse, | a mile run that has drawn a promised field | of seven, headed by David Fergusons Bell- ] Buzzer, conqueror of Skytracer and Alorter ] in tjhe Stony Point at the same distance j here last week. Under the conditions of the Count Fleet, j • Bel Aethels stretch-running son carries just 112 pounds, level weight with Mrs. George Poulsons Broadcloth, and makes only moderate concessions. In addition to Bell-Buzzer and Broadcloth, the field in-i eludes B. R. Patons Valley Flares, who car- lies 110; River Divides Brief Sigh. 110; JCW. C. V. Whitneys Signals Bloke, under j , .105 with the apprentice allowance, and j , AT. A. Thompsons Court Flash, who also has 105 with the bug. • The other entrant is the filly Canina, carrying 107. She is the lone member of j the Count Fleet field not in the Derby, j This, incidentally, is to mark Bell-Buzzers J final appearance under colors previous to his Derby engagement. Indications today were for more wet weather and soft foot-, ing. Broad Grin Going in Derby Trial Stir Up. Greentrees accomplished Ken- I tucky Derby favorite, appeared in fine fet-[ tie when trainer John Gaver brought him MtO the track for a gallop this morning, ac-: companied by Broad Grin. The last named will be a starter in Tuesdays Mile Derby Trial renewal if the footing is fast. Gaver said. Bert Barinos Autocrat and Woodvales Kaytee, who arrived yesterday with Mrs. Payne Whitneys Tandem, both breezed through the slop this morning. Autocrat galloped three furlongs at a :38 clip and I | t ] i ] , i j i | | ] ] j • Our Pages Gargantuan brother was timed a half mile in :555, well in hand. M. B. Goffs Skytracer, victor in the! Blue Grass Stakes and the runner-up, Chal-! lenge Me, are through racing until Derby Day, their connections said this morning., Skytracer may be ridden by jockey Jack Westrope in the history-making mile and a quarter run. A. C. Ernsts Alorter is another who ran in the Blue Grass and will now await the Derby. Harriet Sue. Hyman Friedbergs filly, performed in highly creditable fashion in the Blue Grass but trainer Jack Hanover! has never been keen on running her in the Derby and her connections now plan to start her instead in Fridays Kentucky Oaks. W. C. Davis" Rockwood Boy ran dismally I in the Blue Grass but still is a prospective Derby starter. He is to reappear in the, Derby Trial. ! With the running of the classic only nine j | days in the offing, it appeared 15 or more will file postward to "take a chance" against i Stir Up.

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