Gossip From Kentucky Training Grounds., Daily Racing Form, 1910-02-04


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GOSSIP FROM KENTUCKY TRAINING GROUNDS Louisville Ky February 3 The eighteen horses in W J Youngs string are now quartered at Douglas Park After racing through the Kentucky meetings Mr Young plans to ship his string to New York possibly taking in some of the Canadian meetings en route Mr iToung will enter liberally in all the stakes for the coming spring meeting and is going to make a bid for the Clark Handicap with Fotsch and Stolypin He thinks Darknlgut will train this spring and looks for Solicitor to be a bet ¬ ter horse than lie was last fall Of his threeyear olds he is especially sweet on Ferpno and will give the daughter of Nasturtium a careful preparation for the Kentucky Oaks Last season Young did his early training at Memphis This is his first trial of Louisville as an early training ground If my horses do well here this year he said today 1 guess 1 will hereafter be a fixture here hereThe The trio of wellknown racers Semjironhiin Gilpy and Jupiter Joe have joined trainer William Walkers string at Churchill Downs The three horses are owned by Colonel W K Applegate and had been running out on a farm near Lexington W J Young brought them here witli ills horses Dr Robert Bryan a noted Lexington veterinarian has had Jupiter Joe under his special care since last fall and believes the son of Handsel Is now all right and certain to race well the coming season His trouble was chiefly due to soreness in his ankles The tendon is not bowed in either leg Jupiter Joe was a shifty threeyearold early last season good enough to be considered a cheap horse at 500 and J 15 Respess stood for a stiff runup on him before he finally let him go goEd Ed Alvey went out to Colonel Jim Douglass farm yesterday to look over Friend Harry with a view of putting tlie sou of Orlando in training The horse was punchfired last summer and promises to train soundly this year Mr Alvey says Friend Harry now looks in grand condition and he expects much of him this year Tlie Louisville turfman paid 7500 for the halfbrother to Pink Coat when a twoyear old In IIOS with tlie object of winning witli him last years Kentucky Derby He got to the post in that big race after receiving a winter and spring training in California but finished out of the money behind Wintergreeu Miami and Dr Barkley There is no doubt that he was ailing when the Derby was run and Friend Harry probably is a butter horse than his running in that race indicates If he returns as a fouryearold to the form he exhibited when Alvey bought him in October of 1908 he will be much in the way of many of the crack horses racing the coming season in the east as well as the west westC C L llarrison owner of Waldo the Derby favor ¬ ite and F A Forsythe in whoso barn tlie son of Planudes is now quartered in care of trainer Raleigh Colston are expected to look over their horses at Churchill Downs Mr Harrison has been to Chat ¬ tanooga Tenu on a visit and concluded to stop over here to take a look at Waldo Mr Forsythe has been at his homo in Mercer County at Fountain blue Stock Farm and is coming here to meet Mr Harrison and to entertain tlie New Yorker during his short stay in Kentucky Besides Waldo Colston has only two horses older than twoyearolds In his stable They are Uerry Maid and Twilight Queen the other eighteen being youngsters Mr Forsythe lias notified ills trainer that he will ship Dorante here to IMJ prepared for 1910 racing His owner would send him earlier than March 1 but he has concluded springJohn to breed several mares to him this spring John Walters who will this season train tlie horses belonging to J Hal AViKidford the Bourbon County turfman has arrived in Louisville to secure quarters at Churchill Downs He will liiove in with all his horses in the next ten days Walters now has three horses at Douglas Park but the bulk of the string is at present at the Kentucky Association track at Lexington and on Woodfonl Bros farm near Paris Ky KyWalters Walters most recently trained for George M Hen drie tlie wealthy Canadian turfman Ho will have a big string to pick from this season among the Woodford twoyearolds being a halfbrother to the Latonia Derby and Empire City Handicap winner Pinkola He will also have a Kentucky Oaks candi ¬ date to train in the good filly My Gal which raced last season as though she would fancy a considerable distance of ground Mr Wondford won the Kentucky Oaks last year witli Flcrcal trained for that race by W II Fizer FizerThere There are already several foals at George J Longs Bashford Manor Farm dropped by noted mares during the past month They are by the Derby winner Sir Huou the oldest of whose get are now yearlings

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