Six of Derby Field Leave Churchill For Pimlico and Preakness Renewal: Pensives Time of 2:04 1/5 For Rich Stake Was Faster Than Horsemen Predicted, Daily Racing Form, 1944-05-09


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Six of Derby Field Leave Churchill For Pimlico and Preakness Renewal Pensive s Time of 204s For Rich Stake Was Faster Than Horsemen Predicted PredictedLOUISVILLE LOUISVILLE Ky May 8 Except for a few minor cuts on several of the contest ¬ ants the 16 starters in Saturdays 70th running of the Kentucky Derby are none the worse after the one mile and a quarter run and six o the entrants left Churchill Downs Sunday and today for Pimlico where five of them are expected to meet again in the Preakness Stakes StakesAccompanied Accompanied by Broad Grin who was declared from the Derby after his dis ¬ appointing effort in the Derby Trial and two other stablemates Greentree Stables Stir Up was shipped to Maryland Sunday Trainer John Gaver had no excuses for Stir Ups race and stated that barring un ¬ foreseen developments the son of Stimulus will make the Run for the Blackeyed Susans SusansAlso Also shipped to the old hilltop course was Al C Ernsts Alorter who probably will have the services of George Woolf in the Preakness Trainer Jack Skirvin was far from pleased with the manner in which Johnny Adams rode the son of The Porter and immediately entered into negotiotibns with the ice man who finished second with Broadcloth in the Derby DerbySkytracer Skytracer Points for Withers Mile MileAll All of the other owners and trainers had no complaint to make Hugh Goff repre ¬ senting his father Mandell B Goff stating that they had decided to pass up the Preakness with Skytracer and his next stakes engagement will be in the Withers Mile The same routine has been mapped out for Mrs George Poulsens Broadcloth and he will leave here Wednesday for Bel mont Park ParkPensive Pensive second Derby winner for owner Warren Wright and the third for trainer Ben Jones Mrs A J Abels Cramps Image Bobanet Stables Gay Bit and Philip Godfreys Comenow were shipped to Pim ¬ lico today todayBen Ben Jones went to Calumet Farm Sat ¬ urday night to inspect the yearlings and Pensive was left in charge of Pinky Brown The Hyperion colt came out of the race in fine style styleThere There are ho immediate stakes engage ¬ ments for Challenge Me Shut Up and Bell Buzzer and the former will be shipped to Chicago with the other members of the Brolite Farm stable Thursday ThursdayRay Ray Priddy trainer of Shut Up and Charles Sanborn who Conditions BellBuz ¬ zer are considering making their charges eligibles to the Empire City Stakes StakesBrief Brief Sigh also will campaign at the major Chicago meetings and Diavolaw will go to New York to fill his Withers engage ¬ ment Rockwood Boy Valley Flares and American Eagle will remain here until the close of the meeting and then move on Chicago ChicagoAlthough Although his temperature was about nor ¬ mal today A A Baronis Autocrat is not ready for shipment and he probably will remain here until next week Autocrat was a late withdrawal from the Derby field fieldWhile While there have been faster run Derbies than the seventieth edition the time of 2041s was faster than many astute horse ¬ men predicted Although the track was not thoroughly dry it was wellpacked and probably conducive to faster time than it is when the surface is dry Most horsemen believed the winner would not fracture a 205 mark markThe The race as a whole was cleanly run the minor cuts and bruises suffered by several of the contestants were mostly self inflicted during the running of the race or while the horses were in the stalls None of the injuries however were of a serious nature and required only small attention attentionPensives Pensives determined stretch drive was still the topic of all conversation today and should he fare with the same luck in the Preakness many believe he will emulate the feat of Whirlaway by also winning the Preakness Stakes Still trainers John Gaver A J Abel Jack Skirvin and Albert Specs Dunne are not ready to give up to the Calumet threeyearold and their charges will try him again in the old Hill ¬ top classic

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