Hawthorn At Lexington: Kentucky Derby Favorite Goes To Meet His Rivals In Blue Grass Stakes.; Trainer Trevey Supremely Confident of Ability of His Charge to Make Good His Claim to Championship Honors--Kentucky Gossip., Daily Racing Form, 1913-04-23


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HAWTIIOBN AT LEXINGTON KENTUCKY DERBY FAVORITE GOES TO MEET HIS RIVALS IN BLUE GRASS STAKES Trainer Trevey Supremely Confident of Ability of His Charge to Make Good His Claim to Champion ¬ ship Honors Kentucky Gossip Louisville KV April 22 When lie left Louis ¬ ville today for Lexington with Hawthorn trainer W S Trevey It is a certainty could not help but think of what Green 1 Morris the dean of the turf in this country said to him when he heard that he was going to ship the Kentucky Dcrhy favorite to Lexington to race in the Blue Jrass Stakes on May against Helios second choice in the Keu tucky Derby to he decidid May 10 at the Downs Foundation and other horses Mr Morris observed observedSon Son let me give you a piece of advice Have your horse mighty well greased when you bring him bore lecause they are going to run him son they are sure going 1o run him himTrainer Trainer Trevey before loading Hawthorn into the car declared that he never felt more confident of the horses success than lie does at this time He said that the Lexington folks are displaying a considerable loyalty to Helios and Foundation which is a local characteristic surprising no one lie had nothing further to say except that Hawthorn is the best threeyearold in America is in condition and will prove his claim to being a champion not only at Lexington but in the Kentucky Derby and in the Derby at Latonia LatoniaHawthorn Hawthorn was a picture as he started what his trainer declares will be a triumphant tour as a threeyearold Standing sixteen hands and a shade less than three inches in hcighth with his long graceful neck arched his eyes akindle with the spirit of a thoroughbred his step as nimble and as quick as it could be he showed in his 1100 pounds of bone and muscle that he is close at least to what Trevey says he is the best threeyearold in training on the American turf turfIJbiwtluun IJbiwtluun wilbJtfi called upon to meet in the JJIue Grass Stakes such horses as Helios Foundation Itrookfleld Ballyshe Donerail Yankee Notions Prince Ilprmis Gowcll Christinas Star Clinton Merlin Xash Cash Kinmutidy El Palomar The Cinder and Cliilton King In this list are many Ken ¬ tucky Derby ellgibles The race is in fact a pre ¬ liminary to the Kentucky Derby and the result will have in all probability its bearing upon the out ¬ come of the great classic at Churchill Downs DownsAt At Churchill Downs today the Derby candidate His Majesty worked a mile and an eighth in 158 pulled up He went the first eighth in 12 the quarter in 25 threeeighths in 7 the half in liveeighths iii 104 threequarters in 117 seveneighths In 10 the mile in 143 and a mile and a sixteenth In 152 lie was paced dur ¬ ing the last live furlongs by Hunch of Keys At Douglas Park the Derby candidate Leochares went a mile in 141 It was an evenly rated per ¬ formance formanceThe The fastest twoyearold work at the Downs was by LAiglette trained by Dan Lehan She went a half In 4S running the first threeeighths in 35 This youngster is eligible to the Idle Hour and Hreeders Futurity Stakes at Lexington Other workouts were wereAll All lied Mile in 150 150Buckhorn canteringJIvkl Buckhorn Mile in 147 cantering JIvkl Half mile in 50 first threeeighths in 1 II Maylow Half mile in 4S4 llrst three fur longs in 35 and fiveeighths In 101 pulled up lini uplini iHasey Half mile in 50 fiveeighths In l0t pllllcduiMausxm pllllcdui Mausxm Half mile In 4 first threeeighths in 30 30Semprite Semprite Half mile in 40 five furlongs in 104 pulled up upWentworth Wentworth Half mile In 50 50Wilfred Wilfred I Half mile in 50 first quarter in ii iiThe The contract on the apprentice rider A Xeylon 1ms been sold by 1 Sweeney to the St Louis turf ¬ man Otto Stifei whose string of horses are in training at Douglas Park in charge of Charles E Itiiwt of Colonial fiirl fame The contract has live years to run from last November Xeylon was me of he most promising developments in the ap ¬ prentice Hue at Juarez last whiter Sweeney got the boy from H C Benson who has lately UlMi engaged to twin the racing stable of James Butler ButlerC C 1 Grainger president of the Xew Louisville Jockey Club arrived home today after a tendays vacation spent at French Lick Springs Among the visitors at the springs and they were there from Iverywhcrc he heard no end of racing gossip about thoroughbred racing prospects in Kentucky and Xew York He says that interest in the Kentucky Derby is widespread widespreadW W K Phillips will ship to the Downs in a few dnys the only horse he now has in training it being the twoyearold chestnut lilly Isabella Viley by English Lad Bessie Welles Mr Phillips lias five yearling colts the product of his Illinois breeding farm Four are by English Lad ami one by What orLou The latter is a chestnut out of Elicit by Iocohatchoe Those by English Lad are a bay colt tint of Uessie Welles a bay colt out of Fermory a bay colt out of LIndinella and a bay colt out of Diiela All of these mares have been reunited with English I Jill Lexington Ky April Trainer W S Trevey arrived at the Kentucky Association course from Louisville this morning with Hawthorn and his Htable companions Blue Jay and Kudolfo The big son of Hastings shipped in good shape and will have his first workout over the local track on Thursday morning when jockev J Loftus will be here to rid him Trainer Trevey said that he had not definitely inuilc up bis mind whether or not Hawthorn is to liave a race in advame of the Blue Crass Stakes tvlilrh will be run one week from Saturday and in which trainer Trevey says Hawthorn Is certain to start startLou Lou Calm arrived from Louisville with George Ov liard Moekler and Sleeth of the J C Calm string and Tay Pay Al Blooh Susan 1 Anna Patricia and Sumnierhlll of the James MacManus stable which he will handle here for trainer O A liianchl who remains in Louisville with other horses horsesIn In Frank Weirs string are Any Port Old Rosebud Tiella Mack Hattie Mack Ida Lavinia and Harbara iane ianeJ J W Schorr has decided not to spud any of his litrses over from Louisville and Lew Marion has uUo concluded to remain at I misvllle with Prince Hi rmls rmlsItol Itol Itolert ert L Hakers Anna Bain foaled twins a colti and a filly by It MI ISmsh at Kingston Farm a ilny or two ago At the same farm yesterday Anthem the property of the James H Kcene estate foaled a chestnut colt by Delhi DelhiThe The horses are now being sent along In earnest for Saturdays opening and some fast trials are likely lo be recorded lu a day or two J

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