Judges Stand: Lincoln Road One-to-Catch in Preakness; Lord Derby on English Three-Year-Olds; Triple Crown Races Stir Poets Corner, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-09


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Judge Stand t By Charles Hatton Lincoln Road OnetoCatcK in Preakness PreaknessLord Lord Derby on English ThreeTearOlds Triple Crown Races Stir Poets Corner CornerPIMLICO PIMLICO Baltimore MdrxMay 8 Since nobody has asked we would say Tim Tarn came out of the Derby with not only the most money and honors but looking somewhat less beat than his rivals on detraining here This despite the sharp Queen Anne architecture of his loin and his Lillian Russell waist ¬ line The two weeks interval now provided between the Derby and Preakness should afford the in ¬ vaders an ample refresher pe ¬ riod so that they can have no excuse on that score Some of our early Triple Crown candi ¬ dates had to repeat their Louis ¬ ville performances in a week Actually Mrs Liz Lunns hickory little Gone Fishin was the first to appear on the local course after that tedious 27 hours junket through Cumberland Gap though he was not under saddle any sooner than the Derby winner who ton fined his calisthenics to the shed because of the mud He already has earned plenty of mud marks v fc fcHas Has it occurred to anybody to think it high time to take Lincoln Road more seriously as a rival for Two Buck Tim It certainly has to Jimmy Jones realistic aide de camp Dee Brooks Lincoln Road stumbled in the Florida Derby and we only beat him a neck said Brooks who is an alumnus of the Hal Price Headley school6fhardknocks He was awfully hard to catch last Saturday too Make no mistake that is a tough little horse and he figures to like it here Silkys Followers Still True A lot of people are looking for Silky Sullivan to redeem himself in the Preakness a few for Jewels Reward to make an amende Possibly one of them will Possibly too this is some kind of indirection the result of all the romanticism of Silky in the press and the faintly chauvenistic Taias of Easterners in Julius behalf Lincoln Road is owned by Isaac Blum berg of Chicago Sinatra hymns State Street but never sang its praises as the natural habitat of Triple Crown developments Brooks wishes somebody would impress this on Lincoln Road who does not seem to know his place Blithely unaware he is supposed to be a sort of cardboard rival for Tim Tarn he refuses to wait for the Derby winner coming out of the gate placing him at a disadvantage which could be serious if Tim Tarn has to run around and through too many horses horsesJockey Jockey Chris Rogers got going about Lincoln Road and the Derby this morning He did not see Tim Tarn moving in on him in the Derby until about 20 yards from the finish Rogers said Those blinkers you know When he did see him it was too late Slits will be cut in the backs of the cups for the Preakness Another thing Lincoln Roads stable logicians do not have to sit up nights plotting dark strategems about how to run him He will not rate behind the others when he can outrun triem Rogers said That has been tried and it didnt work Lincoln Heads approach to the business of being a race horse is direct andpositive as Bold Rulers He is another who wants to go to the front and improve his position from there thereIt It is going to be an interesting Preakness PreaknessSeveral Several days ago Eddie Arcaro said that he could restrain his enthusiasm for the current crop of three yearolds Apparently there is some discontent abroad with the quality of those seen in England EnglandLord Lord Dejrby writes us from Knowsley Lancashire I do not think the English threeyearolds are a very impressive lot this year Certainly the two French fillies Bella Faola and the Aly Khans Amante made ours look very stupid indeed in the 1000 Guineas GuineasDerby Derby is an admirer of Italys unbeaten Ribot He is also a profound racing man one whose opinions are sound and delivered with refreshing candor He sayscI have seen a number of Ribot foals which on Nthe whole I would say are a little disappointing I suppose this is not entirely unnatural as he was not the best looking horse while he was racing racingSent Sent Mares to Botticelli and Ribot I have sent two to Italy this year Donatella to Botticelli and Sundry a Nearco mare to Ribot RibotHyperion Hyperion is wonderfully well and getting through the season in great style He has now covered all the 10 mares that have been sent to him and four have already been checked in foal The way it is going it looks as if he will get them all in foal again againSpring Spring and the Triple Crown season continue to prod the poets muses Comes now a jingle from the Blue Grass inspired by Tim Tarn whose groom calls him Timmy and whose exercise boy calls him many things including TwoBuckTim er pardon me Tim bucktoo This latest essay attributed to James Nail goes something like likeWho Who took the prize topped with gold and renown renownWho Who ran away with the merrygoround merrygoroundWho Who took the day as the hoss about town Tim Tarn sun of Kentucky KentuckyWho Who put his head and his heart in the race raceWho Who showed the hoss to be mans best friend friendWho Who made us glad we had money to spend spendWho Who brought the day to a hairtingling end Tim Tarn suh of Kentucky For Valenzuela jockey the great day closes Thanks for the Derby and thanks for the roses Thanks for the crowd and the fun and the theweather weather And wops for the honor theyve taken together

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