Report from Germany: Thiudar Humiliates Rivals in Hopeful, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-05


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► : i Report From Germany Thiudar Humiliates Rivals in Hopeful By THILIP SUWALL Our Franklurt Correspondent FRANKFURT.— Walter Eichholzs Derby hope, Thiudar, a half brother to Thila, ran away and hid from eight others last Sun day at Horst-Emscher, Essen, in the ,500 "Hopeful Prize." Thilas "little brother" strided to a comfortable daylight lead at the start of V/a classic prep. In the soft going, the powerful, but smooth, dark bay colt determined a swift pace down Horst-Emscher s long backstretch and around the slightly bent far turn into Horsts 2,200-foot straight. Like big sister Thila, Thiudar seemed to revel in the going and increased his machine-like action with every furlong. Ten lengths, 20 lengths, then nearly 30 — as the shining colt passed the finish line. The placing judges noted "Weile," the German word for a winning margin of greater than 10 lengths. Not since the great mare, Schwarz-gold, has any horse won by such an overwhelming distance. Thiudar Orator — Thilde carried 127 pounds, including stable jockey Willie Gacrtner, in the one-sided route. Ravensbergs Grind Neckar was second before Gestuet Wernes gelding, Zirbelwald. Not nominated in next months classic Henchel Rennen at a mile, private trainer Rei-nold Vaas will aim his crack toward Colognes Union Rennen at a mile and three furlongs and the Derby at a mile and one-half. With but seven weeks left till the Hamburg classic, none of the winter favorites, Andrea, Wilderer, Agio, Ozean and Leichtsinn, have made their appearance. Headline event last Sunday at Horst. was the ,400 Ernst Bishoff Rennen at a mile and one-half. Top four-year-olds in Or-sini, Windfang, Andalusier and Obermaat were among the nine-horse field. Profiting by a 20-pound swing in the weights, a heavy track and a sharp effort 10 days ago, Gestuet-Astas Obermaat Goody led from start to finish in gaining a facile success. Under Asta lightweight rider, Peter Remmert, Obermaat was three lengths before the older horses, Windsor Castle and Augustus. Orsini and Windfang, under 131 pounds, had little chance to catch the flying Obermaat this time, but the Erlen-hof and Ravensberg stars will be along in time for coming rich stake events. Obermaat was a 5-2 favorite at Horst-Emscher and seems more horse than he was a year Continued on Poge Fiftf-Five Germany By PHILIP SUWALL Continued from Page Thirteen ago. Time for the mile and one-half was 2:46. .The sale last week of Gestuet Schlcn-derhans four-year-old St. Lcger colt, Adios, to well-known English owner-breeder II. Jim Noel was a non-expectant bit of news. That a German-bred be imported by an English owner for racing purposes is a revolutionary trend, to say the very least. Sale price of Adios was a strictly guarded secret. One can . estimate, with a degree of accuracy, in the neighborhood of 0,000. In a country overflowing with semi-idle stallions and with a racing system which offers a colt of Adios sort very limited chances, the export sale seems like good business for owner-breeder Fraulcin Gabriele von Oppcnheim, current owner of Germanys oldest private breeding establishment. A distinguished, big-framed dark" bay colt, Adios should be much more suited to the larger, more demanding English race .courses with their long runs in. At home last y«ar, Adios was successful" in his first three attempts. In his debut at Horst-Emscher tlargest track in West Germany, the big colt easily whipped Nisos Washington D. C, International and quickly followed with a pair of confident victories at Cologne, another big track. His form suffered at Baden-Baden racing, along the resortslong, swinging, left-hand turns. He showed his better side a month later at Dortmund-Wambel in the classic St. Leger. In sticky deep going, he outfought the 3-f0 favorite, Windfang, at the mile and three-quarter distance. Adios seventh and final race in Western Germany was in Nisos Krefeld Gladiatoren Rennen when he was a disappointing third. The huge four-year-old is by Magnat same sire as Thila from the excellent Alchimist mare, Aralia. His dam won the Schwarzgold, Preis der Diana and Preis der Rheinprovinz and unquestionably was the years best three-year-old filly. In Agio -Tantieme, Aralia "has delivered one of-this years leading colts seeking classic honors. While the German-bred Bella Paola Ticino — Rhea II. kindles propaganda flames in her role as scorching favorite in Newmarkets 1,000 Guineas on Friday, home-owned three-year-old fillies receive their final blow-out for tomorrows important ,700 Schwarzgold Rennen at a mile. Most fancied is Gestuet Erlenhofs unbeaten Andrea also by Ticino at probable starting odds of 6 to 5. Andreas fluent running style is an asset over the sharp-turned, undulating Dusseldorf course. Second favorite is seen in Stall Wolkcnsteins French-bred Ivresse Nucecio — Blue Kiss at likely odds of 5 to 2. Ivresse has a win this season to her advantage and appears primed for her best effort thus far. Hans Blume, private trainer for Gestuet Asta, will saddle the lengthy Tenerani daughter, Os-terglueck, BoIIow riding. Others set for the Dusseldorf classic are Wiener Xelke Jfeckar,. Gcraffel Neckar, Prinzess -Addi Agmemnon, Sabrina Ticino and Joie du Coeur Caracalla. Schnitzel: Saturday afternoon racing be-1 gins today at Neuss. . . . Thila, nominated to Longchamps Prix Jeam Prat last Sunday, was. a late declaration. The Magnat-Thilde four-year-old will probably go in the Prix du Cadran at 2 1-2 miles. . . . Gestuet Mydlinghofens Derby hopeful may be the Belgium - trained Tanzhusar Val Drake. The colt is unchallenged in two starts in Belgium. Present plans call for a start in the "World Fair Derby" on the first Sunday in June, then a transfer to Krefeld to prep for Hamburg. The stables good three-year-old. Granit, was a bitter disappointment in the recent Paul Doering Rennen at 7-to-5 odds.

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