Lil Fella Points for Preakness Prep: Lincoln Road Also May Go Monday; Regard Staysail, Michore, Board Man Probables; Little Activity Among Top Horses, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-09


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Lil Fella Points for Preakness Prep Jncoln Road Also viay Go Monday MondayRegard Regard Staysail Michore Board Man Probables Little Activity Among Top Horses HorsesBy By CHARLES HATTON HATTONPIMLICO PIMLICO Baltimore May 8 The events leading up to the Preakness 133 450 with 12 starters a week from Saturday are notable for the 1 116 miles Preak ¬ ness Prep here Monday Due here at weeks end to participate in the Prep is he Jaclyn Stables Lil Fella a ranking 1957 twoyearold who has been beset by a series of assorted ailments all winter winterLil Lil Fella is justx now indicating a recov ¬ ery of his best form and will attempt to emulate Bold Ruler who won the Prep and Preakness itself last spring The Prep s a furlong shorter than the second of the Triple Crown events and represents an ideal conditioner for those aspirants in need of an actual race Also expected to appear in the Prep is Christiana Stables Staysail who was a creditable third iri the 1957 Pimlico Fu ¬ turity and won his first venture x f the new season here Monday Still another Prep prospect is Powhatari Farms Michore who was third behind Nala and Misty flight PrepIt in last falls Pimlico Futurity Prep It was learned today that the Sunny Blue Farms lively Lincoln Road the horse j to catch in the upcoming Preakness judg ¬ ing from his race in the Kentucky Derby may be a Prep starter Victor Sovinski who trains Lincoln Road was due here today from Chicago to supervise the With Pleasure colts conditioning conditioningInvaders Invaders Get Land Legs LegsFor For the most part the invaders from Louisville for the Preakness spent a quiet morning just trying to get their land legs under them after a jarring journey of 27 rail hours so close on the heels of the Derby They are fit now if not half past fit and want refreshing rather than se ¬ rious training the next several days daysThe The Derby winner and early Preakness favorite Tim Tarn only walked under saddle for the second consecutive day Trainer Jimmy Jones now at Garden State Park and Ben Jones are expected here Friday to inspect the purple pedigreed son of Tom Fool and Two Lea In their ab ¬ sence Tim Tarn is in the capable care of assistant trainer Dee Brooks He looks less shook up by the Derby and the trip here than some of his rivals rivalsIn In other Preakness news as we believe the jaded journalese goes Llangollen Farms Gone Fishin galloped once around with exercise boy Joe Manzi up Trainer Charley Whittingham is to reach here Monday when something more energetic may be asked of the stout little gray Vir ¬ ginian 1 Silky Sullivan he peepuls cherce appeared on the course for the first time since his arrival trying it on for size by galloping two miles under Pete Kozar Trained Reggie Cornell returns Saturday from Hollywood Park 2 Maine Chance Farms Jewels Reward and Ebony Peal who detrained yesterday am were only walked about the stable They will take to the course tomorrow morning Julius is no stranger to it hav ¬ ing recorded a frontrunning success in the Pimlico Futurity here last fall 3 Staysail romped through the mud and water once around the mile oval and trainer Henry Clark proposes to work him tomorrow He will know how far when he inspects the condition of the course 4 Trainer James Hechter announced some plans for Michore He will be named for a 5s furlongs overnighter on Friday and run back in the Preakness Prep on Monday if all goes well 5 Noureddin who is with Lincoln Road a supplemental candidate leaves Louisville by van Friday a m and is due early Saturday on the Hilltop Many ob ¬ servers including Eddie Arcaro were wereContinued Continued on Page FortyTwo Lil Fella Eyes Mondays Preakness Prep Renewal RenewalLincoln Lincoln Road Also May Start Little Activity Among Stars StarsContinued Continued from Page Three Threeaudibly audibly impressed by this colts perform ¬ ance in looping five horses atop the stretch stumbling a furlong out and still finishing third in the Derby a length be ¬ hind Tim Tarn 6 Grey Monarch the Canadian interest is in New York and according to Horatio Luro is definitely going to represent Wind fields Farm in the Preakness 7 Board Man will represent Myron N Goodwin in New York on Monday the date of the Prep here after which his status as a Preakness prospect will be announced Board Man will in effect make the de ¬ cision 8 Martins Rullah is coming on next week to carry George Lewis colors in the Run for the Black Eyed Susans 9 Plion the Blue Grass Stakes winner and the Chesapeake winner Backbone are to compete for the Delaware Valley Stakes on Saturday at neighboring Garden State Park 10 Mrs Anna Cannulis Chance It Tony will be on the scene early next week 11 Gpugh W Thompsons Principado Principadowill will give Frank Downey Bonsai one to tosaddle saddle for the Preakness though his stable stablecompanion companion Nala has been withdrawn Thompsons Inswept gave Bold Rulers backers a fright in the Preakness Prep here a year ago 12 Maine Chances Liberty Ruler is to start in New York either on Saturday or Monday He could be a coadjutor for Jewels Reward in the Preakness PreaknessThere There are 18 accounted for in the fore ¬ going Racing and training in the interim between this and May 17 probably will re ¬ duce the starting field to 12 or 13 starters startersOf Of course the full complement might be tempted were anything untoward to befall the highly fancied Tim Tarn But he seems perfectly happy over in barn J luxuriating in cloistered seclusion with 10 quarts of oats and a handful of lemon drops dropsTim Tim tTam is on the best of terms with simself and the world in contrast to the listless attitude of some of those he worked with for a muddy 1 14 miles last Saturday They will appreciate the interval between shipping here and Preakness day

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