Fighting Bob Wins Friends: George Reifs Kentucky Derby Eligible Seen in Sensational Trial., Daily Racing Form, 1910-04-27


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I I FIGHTING BOB WINS FRIENDS GEORGE REIFS KENTUCKY DERBY ELIGIBLE SEEN IN SENSATIONAL TRIAL. Colt Works Mile and a Quarter in 2:09; Over Churchill Downs Track with His Derby Weight Up — Kentucky Training Gossip. Louisville. Ky.. April 20.— Sensational was the work shown by Derby candidates at Churchill Downs yesterday. Fighting Bi»b stands out stronger than ever in opjMisitioit to tlie favorite. Waldo, as a result of working a mile and a quarter with his lVrbv w eight up in 2:0»3. He went his tirst half in 4Xii. the mile in 1:414 and a mile and an eighth in 1:33. There was no time that he was not thoroughly within himself, and in the last ipiarler he slowed down almost to 11 walk. He palled up as if lie had only Ix-eu 011 1 for an airing, and when jmt away in his stall licked up his oats without lifting his head from the trough. Analyzed, his performance showed that he has all the speed ,1 great colt should possess, with t-ipially good staying ability. "The farther he goes the better he likes it." said trainer Cass. Ten horses that I.on Jones brought in from his Jefli rsou County farm to Douglas Park Sunday appeared to have trained well this spring. Tlie Louisville turfman says he worked several of his two- ear-olds 011 the country track a halt" mile in 32. Six of his stable this season are two-year-olds, lie-sides Brhlrh he has in training Tonv. lordship and Battle Fleet. One of the two-year-oliLs he has in his barn this season is owned by I. p. Bernard of this city, who is a newcomer on the turf. The young ster. an exceedingly good-looking colt hv The Arrowed — Queen Ksher. has been named Col. Hahlenian. Jones thinks well of his bav lillv. Jov-ance. by Admonition, out of Frances D.. a" Debutante Stakes eligible, and he has the chestnut gelding. Mr. Duke, by Admonition, out of Zera. iu the Bashford Manor Stakes. Two of the Jones two-year-olds are by Mazagan. and Ik- also has a youngster in his stable by the great Henos sire. Henrv Young. There are now 137 horses quartered at Douglas Park, many of the recent arrivals from Jacksonville. Fla.. having been stabled there bv Secretaiv Lvuiaii II. Davis. A list of the owners who have their strings at Douglas Park is given below, with the number of horses each has in training: Ed Trotter 10 J. C. McCloskey t T. Abadie : p. Roilgen 1 J. T. Combs 4 G. K. Dudley :S Just and Jones 2 W. It. Sallee 2 C. Houser 2 T. IL Stevens 5 J. Hnbrnian 1 James Cook 1 Lon Johnson :. C. Von dor Hoih-n . :t W. J. Young is A. J. Raff t James Griffin 7 baa Jones M J. C. Frey 4 C. Notti 2 J. J. Flannigan 2 F. D. Bradlev 1 A.King 4 G. Kluher 2 A. G. Woodman 4 .1. T. Weaver . . 2 T. W. Flynn 3 Mrs. W. J. Speirs 1 J. T. Williams t. C. J. BriM kmilh-r 2 Frank Smith 1 C. H. Davis :; " II. K. Shadley 1 W. E. Stone 1; •f- C. Cahii 7 W. Miller • I W. B. Davis 2 I.. Kelly 4 est and Cambron 2 W. Ierkins 1 C. S. Wilson 7 K. 1. Weil!!.]; 1 C. A. Ross 4 Pat Kernell « George Reif lias given trainer Walter Grater first call on jockey Stanley Page for the breeders Fu turity at Lexington, and that rider will leave the Aipieduct track in time to don colors at Lexington Saturday. Page will, of course, pilot Fighting Bob in the Camden Handicap on the following Tuesday. J. C. Milam also made application for Pages services in the Breeders Futurity, but Graters request reached Beif first. Trainer T. Ahearn has reeeovered from a severe sickness with which he was afflicted upon his return from Juarez, and is planning to open an establishment for ailing horses. It lias definitely been decided that Waldo, the favorite for the Kentucky Derbv. will not be taken to Lexington and. therefore, will not start in the Camden Handicap. Douau and Eve White Kentucky Derby eligibles. will lie taken to Lexington tomorrow and are expected to start in the Camden. Housemaid. . L. Harrisons two-year-old Broomstick fillv. it was announced today, will start in the Breeders* Futurity at Lexington.

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