Waldo Works Derby Route in 2:104/5.: Pulls Up with One Foot Bleeding Copiously, but No Serious Consequences Are Anticipated., Daily Racing Form, 1910-05-06


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WALDO WORKS DERBY ROUTE IN 2:10*A. Pulls Up with One Foot Bleeding Copiously, but No Serious Consequences Are Anticipated. Louisville. K.v.. May 5. — Over a good track, but not as fast as It will 1m- tomorrow, when it will have been thoroughly rolled. Waldo, tlie Dertqr candidate, restored himself in public favor today bv working the full route, a mile and a quarter, in 2:10t. He ran about five or ten lengths behind Berry Maid for the first three-quarters, and i assed her as she pulled up at the end of a mile, so his trial was really accomplished without a paivmaker. He worked a few feet from the inside of the track, not getting as close to tlie mil as he did on Sunday last. He went the first eighth ill 12, the quarter in 24H. three-eighths in ::7f!. half mile in Mi, five eighths in 1:03, three-quarters in l:tt , seven-eighths in 1:3*, mile in 1:42s and the mile and an eighth in 1:M|. His work was in marked contrast to the tired exhibition in which he figured last Sunday, as this morning he finished strong. As he left the track his left furefoot was blooding profusely, as the leather pad inserted under his jilate to relieve the soreness made by sand getting into the frog of his foot several days ago had worn into holes during his fast work and irritated the foot. A half hour later he cooled out and showed no signs of lameness in the injured foot, and horsemen do not regard tlie soreness as amounting to anything unless blood IHiisoiiing or similar complications might arise. Kiieedy work marked the performances of other than Derby candidates at tlie Downs today. Durante, a Suburban Handicap candidate, went a mile in 1:44* Immediately after Waldo worked. Dorante went his first eighth in 13, quarter in 25?, three-eighth* in SBi, the half in Blf, five-eighths In 1:04*. three-quarters in 1:181 and seven-eighths in 1:321. Trainer C. C. Van Meter arrived from Lexington with Topland. The horses condition is improved, but Mr. Van Meter said the colt had been quite sick, his temperature reaching 10:1. He thinks he can have him in condition to start iu the Derby on Tuesday next. Fighting Bob Is hack in Iiis old stall at the Downs, having arrived last night from Lexington. He seemed mine the worse for his trip and was galloped slowly over the big track today. Ninety-eight out of 100 nominees have qualified in the Derby for 1011. and seventy-four out of ninety-six in tlie Kentucky Oaks for the same year. Secretary Lymau H. Davis is gratified over the number of entries lie is receiving for the Gentlemens Cup race, to bo run on Saturday. May 28. As a cottsequeiice of Douaus recent good races at Lexington. .: to 1 is now the liest odds obtainable against his Kentucky Derby chances. A month ago there was plenty of 10 to 1. Work-outs at the Downs this morning were as follows: Big Claim — Half mile in 50». Brevite — Three-eighths in 38. Col. Hogan — Three-eighths in 37?. Flying Foot — Three-eighths in :!6i. Mav Luti:— Mile in 1:44?. Molly Mog — Four and a half furlongs in 50?. Red Klaw— Half mile in 50?. Round the World— Half mile in 40. Sea Swell — Three-eighths in .17?. Swish— Half mile in 50?. T-niy W. — -Three-quarters in 1:19. Wa|Huioca — Half mile in 51. Wintergreen — Mile in 1:4!.

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