Pavot Starts Today in Withers Mile; List Sixteen as Probables for Derby: Eastern Colts Vie for Favorite Role, Daily Racing Form, 1945-06-06


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Pavot Pavot Starts Starts Today Today in in Withers Withers Mile; Mile; List List Sixteen Sixteen as as Probables Probables for for Derby Derby Eastern Colts Vie For Favorite Role Jeep, Hoop Jr., Alexis Will I Enjoy Support Along With Burning Dream, Pot o Luck LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 5.— Sixteen of the original nominees for the seventy-first running of the Kentucky Derby still were regarded as "probables," today, with three more listed as "possibilities," the number increasing rather than diminishing as a result of last week-ends inconclusive Blue Grass Stakes renewal. The trend of public opinion places the Easts Jeep, Hoop Jr. and Alexis versus the Wests Burning Dream and Pot o Luck, with a scattering of votes for Darby Dieppe and Fighting Step, who performed creditably in the Blue Grass running. Probable Probable Derby Derby Field Field Horse. Horse. Wt. Wt. Jockey Jockey Hoop Hoop Jr. Jr. 126 126 E. E. Arcaro Arcaro Jeep Jeep 126 126 A. A. Kirkland Kirkland Alexis Alexis 126 126 K. K. Scawthorn Scawthorn Burning Burning Dream Dream 126 126 No No boy boy Darby Darby Dieppe Dieppe 126 126 31. 31. Calvert Calvert Fighting Fighting Step Step 126 126 G. G. South South Pot Pot o" o" Luck Luck 126 126 D. D. Dodson Dodson Air Air Sailor Sailor 126 126 L. L. Haas Haas Bymeabond Bymeabond 126 126 F. F. A. A. Smith Smith Foreign Foreign Agent Agent 126 126 K. K. Knott Knott Sea Sea Swallow Swallow 126 126 G. G. Woolf Woolf Jacobe Jacobe 126 126 H. H. Lindberg Lindberg Fair Fair Jester Jester 126 126 R. R. Watson Watson 3Iisweet Misweet 121 121 B. B. Nichols Nichols or or A. A. Craig Craig Tiger Tiger Rebel Rebel 126 126 C. C. Basham Basham Bert Bert G. G. 126 126 R. R. Summers Summers * * Joes Joes Choice Choice 126 126 A. A. Fischer Fischer *K. *K. Doe-Doe Doe-Doe 126 126 No No boy boy Kenihvorth Kenihvorth Lad Lad 126 126 No No boy boy * * Doubtful Doubtful starters. starters. Superintendent Tom Young, of the Derby track, expected Christiana Stables Alexis • to arrive from Belmont Park late today, and the Canadian delegation of H. C. Hatchs Fair Jester and Kenihvorth Farms s Bert G. and Kenilworth Lad detrained this s afternoon. Col. C V. Whitneys Jeep is to o Continued on Page Six Sixteen Probables Listed for Derby Jeep, Hoop Jr., Alexis Will Enjoy Support Along With Burning Dream, Pot o Luck Continued from Page One arrive from Long Island, tomorrow, accompanied by F. J. Scotts Jacobe, who had not previously been accounted a probable. Jacobe. unplaced in a division of the Wood, worked a mile in 1:43 through the mud at Aqueduct this morning. Only two Derby candidates were called upon for moves that were at all fast here today. Tiger Rebel, who races for the firm of Brent and Talbot, was sent a mile and a quarter by trainer John M. Goode. The colt worked on a fast surface in :49, 1:16. 1:43 : and 2:08. accomplishing his task in handy fashion. Hoop Jr. favorably impressed the . clocking fraternity when he opened up for a longer prep tomorrow by skipping through a quarter mile in :23%, with speed to spare. Bail Bond, stablemate to Burning Dream i who is a capable mudder but has not been I pointed for the Derby, went a consummate mile in 1:445. Jockeys were indicated for all probables, with the noteworthy exception of Colonel Bradleys Burning Dream. Permit Smith to Ride in Race Jockey F. A. Smith was suspended for the meeting following his ride on Bymea-bond in the Blue Grass, but will permitted to ride that colt in the Derby, having previously been engaged for this mount. Arcaro is. incidentally, the only jockey 7 with a mount in the classic who has previously ridden a winner. He piloted Lawrin and Whirlaway when they captured the , ••Run for the Roses." Apprentice Billy Nichols is the lone apprentice with a mount, having the leg up on Misweet, the only filly among the probables. Nichols does not have the mount, the Rose miss will be handled 1 by the veteran Arthur Craig. Indications were that there will be but 1 one entry in the field, this the obscure ? tandem of the Kenilworth Farm pair of the lightly raced Bert G. and the undistin-; guished Kenilworth Lad. Many expected that Bert G. alone will respond to the 1 bugle. Possible additions to the starting line-up 3 are L. J. Caillouettes Joes Choice and 1 Mrs. A. B. Katies K. Doe-Doe. The latter r became more doubtful when he did not t work with Tiger Rebel this morning. Joes Choice somewhat more probable when he won impressively here Monday. Misweet Only Filly to Seek Honors All over nine will be grouped in the mu-tuel "field. " with E. A. Weidekamp, supervisor of this department, designating his s selection on the program. Each of the e starters carries 126 pounds, with the exception of the filly Misweet, who will carry 121, her connections having apparently decided to enter the daughter of Bel Aethel in the e • Derby instead of the Oaks on Derby eve. The eastern "invaders" Jeep, Hoop Jr. and Alexis seem to be growing in favor r locally, since Burning Dream and Pot o • Luck were vanquished by the lightly regarded Darby Dieppe, and Hoop Jr. and j Alexis have displayed such speed in their 1 works. Several of the probables were expected to o undergo their distance finals here tomorrow morning, beginning with Hoop Jr., who o last ran in the Wood Memorial. It is not t expected that any of the starters in the e mile and a furlong of last week-ends Blue e Grass will be required to put in strenuous s trial. Jeep is to supplement his mile yesterday at Belmont with a move here Thursday morning, "to get the feel of the track."

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