Waldo Works Mile in 1:47 2/5: Kentucky Derby Favorite Seen in Trial at Churchill Downs That Wins New Followers., Daily Racing Form, 1910-04-01


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WALDO WORKS MILE IN 1:47%. Kentucky Derby Favorite Seen in Trial at Churchill Downs that Wins New Followers. Louisville. Ky.. Marcli :;L— Waldo, the Kentucky Derby favorite, interested the work watchers at Churchill Downs yesterday by showing his best mile of tta season. He went the distance in 1:47s. working in front of Bern Maid for three-quarters. Then tta daughter of Oddfellow pulled up and tta son of Ilanudes went the last quarter alone. He worked the eighth in 12J. the quarter in 3Bft. Hie three eighth* in :tsJ;. the half in .".2J. live eighths in 1MMA. three quarters in 1:17 and seveii-eiiihths in 1:32!. He was model in Lis track d |iortnieut. in marked contrast to his liehavior of about a week Bjga, when he acted sour and went a trifle sore. Trainer J. W. Hay says that all the Derby favorite needs is a strong, vigorous jockey in the saddle, and ta thinks with such a rider Waldo will do everything a good colt should do in his Derby training. His showing of yesterday won over a lot of trainers who had aat fancied his work much. U-lluf. Hi-orgc J. Lonus good-looking Derby eli gihle. also worked a mile in 1:47«. Like all the hoi-es under trainer Coynes care Kelluf looks in grand fatal and could have slio-.vn a much faster trial had his jockey let him down. W. F. Schultcs good coll. King Olympian, worked the net liest mile of the dav. circling the course ill 1:4s under doolile wraps all the way. Several of .T. D. ltcspess colts were given some good work-outs, lt-imburse. a Hiree-yeai-ohl maiden bv Dick Welles, went a mile in 1:."U: Fountain Square, anotht r three-year-old by Dick Welles, worked a half in T,::i.. ami Wintergreen. the Ken-luckv Derb.v .winner of Mi. went around the course in l:4fc The Covington horseman worked a couple of his Di -k Welli-s two-ye-.ir-ohl eligibles to the Debutante Slakes. The bay til I v out of Flora Louise and the chestnut lilly out of Barbara M. ran a quarter in 24 ». Kespess neat last Sunday in Lex ilgton. looking over Dick Welles and Marathon and ids band of broodmares. lit- was much elated when lie ascertained that I-ass of Langden had foaled a handsome black colt by Dick Welles. This youngster is a half-brotlier to the two useful racers. Lad of Langib n and Brace Kice. He ordered Lass of Langden mated back to Dick Welles. ;eorge J. Longs tive-ycar-ol.l gelding. Ma.ias. worked an easy mile in 1:.2L This horse seems to have greatly lienofitcd by his retirement of a year. Four well-known racers, the property of various owners, have arrived from Tampa, Fla. They are Southern Gold, Joe Moser, Captain Clore and C. H. Fatten. The latter two and Buarhtru Hold belong to William Steuve. The quartet are quartered at Douglas Iark. Aliout all the unoccupied stables am: stalls at Churchill Downs have already been s|Kikcn for and liooked as reserved by Secretary Davis. Jcckev M. hfcGee will leave for the east in time to ride at Aqueduct for lils new employer, O. M. odoin.

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