Hawthorn Out Of Derby: Geldings Temperature Goes To 103 And His Withdrawal Follows.; Plans for His Shipment to Louisville on Sunday Are Abandoned and He Will Remain at Lexington Until Condition Justify His Transfer., Daily Racing Form, 1913-05-04


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IIAWTIIOM OUT OF DERBY GELDINGS TEMPERATURE GOES TO 103 AND HIS WITHDRAWAL FOLLOWS Plans for His Shipment to Louisville on Sunday Arc ArcAbandoned Abandoned and He Will Remain at Lexington LexingtonUntil Until Condition Justify His Transfer Louisville Ky May 1 C F Buschemeyer today reluctantly authorized the statement that his Hast ¬ ings White Thorn gelding Hawthorn would irot be a starter in the Kentucky Derby next Saturday Air Buschemeyer regretted the necessity for this announcement not only on his own account but because Hawthorn had ruled a strong favorite in the future booking that has been going on for the race for several months past Hawthorn was in perfect physical condition when lie left here last week to fill his enagcmcnt in the Bine Grass Stakes at Lexington and although for several days he gave evidence of indisposition it was not until last night that his trainer would concede that bis sickness was sufficiently serious to keep him from going to the iKist for the Derby His condition rapidly grew worse last night and his ttiniterntiirc arose at such an alarming rate that the plans which had been made for bis transfer here from Lexington on Sunday were abandoned He will not be returned here until his condition has improved enough to justify it Hawthorn had a temperature of 10 yesterday and was pronounced an exceedingly sick borse The veterinarian who is in attendance pronounces it a case of distemper distemperTbe Tbe withdrawal of Hawthorn has had the effect of making A L Astes Ten Point a stronger favorite than ever for the Derby His odds have been re ¬ duced to S to 5 5Prince Prince Hermis Lew Marions Kentucky Derby eligible worked a mile and an eighth this moriiing in 157 pulled up The frnctionals were 12 24 1 2 110 121 145 He bad up more than his Derby weight and finished fast The last seven furlongs Sam Hirsch cut in Wllh him anil finished the trial Sam Ilirsch is also a Derby eligible but in the final quarter Prince Hermis easily disposed of him The Kentucky Handicap candidate Buckhorir in the Mackenzie stable figured in a fast workout at the Downs today With jockey Taplin in the saddle Bnckliorn worked a mile in 140 pulled up The fractional were 12 2 IMJ 4S 101 111 127 The work was most Im ¬ pressive and has not been surpassed by any of the older horses in training this spring at either of the local courses Buckhorn cooled out In grand shape anil the sensational trial Seemed to have nn effect upon him Other workouts were as follows followsAlfred Alfred V Threequarters in 117 117Captain Captain Heck Fiveeighths in 101 half mile In 51hapultepec hapultepec 51 Threequarters In 115 115Coy Coy Threequarters In 118 118First First Degree Half mile in 50 50George George Oxnard Threequarters in 121 121lianly lianly Viveeighths in 107 Helen Barhoc Fiveeighths in 1K5 1K5Irish Irish Gentleman Mile in 148 breezing breezingKenneth Kenneth I Threequarters in 117 117Limpet Limpet Mile in 115 115Maid Maid of Norfolk Threeeighths in Melton Street Mile in 145 Fractional 12M 25 s 50 io 118 iof iofUoynl Uoynl Tea Fiveeighths In 104 104Manager Manager John Hachmeistcr of Douglas Park re ¬ ceived today a request for reservations from Phil Hyams for ten stalls He is coming Sunday from Havre de Grace with Granite Dorlon Mary Ann K Itoyal Meteor and others othersSecretary Secretary K W Maginn arrived today at Douglas Park to begin preparations for programming the Douglas Park meeting Manager Hachmeister is Inlsy with iininy elaborate improvements at the plant plantHis His Majesty J W Messcrvys good threeyear tiliL is gradually recovering from his recent illness illnessNews News reached here today that M It Gruber a local turfman had declined an offer of 10000 for his unbeaten twoyearold Little Nephew which de ¬ feated Old Uosebud in the Idle Hour Stakes at Lex ¬ ington ingtonThe The withdrawal of the winter favorite Hawthorn from the Kentucky Derby recalls i similar instance JiiUll when Waldo the winter favorite for the rent was stricken out of the race The Sunday before the 1010 Derby was run Waldo worked a sensational trial at the Downs with jockey V Powers in the saddle covering the Derby distance in 207 In this work he pulled up lame and was not again raced until he was a fouryearold Waldo had been liberally backed In the future books as lias Haw ¬ thorn That the absence of oven a great horse can jiot seriously affect a race like the Derby was dem ¬ onstrated In IS 10 for it was a glorious contest be ¬ tween Donau Joe Morris Fighting Bob and Boola Boola with the result in doubt until the finishing line wns passed passedC C F Buschenieyer Hawthorns owner did not tileeldo on Hawthorns withdrawal from the Derby aiMtil Friday midnight Mr Buschemeyer until then Imped tliat the great gelding would rally sufficiently to warrant a resumption of training Upon learning that Hawthorns temiierature wns 103 and acting upon the advice of a veterinarian that Hawthorn was loo sick to justify starting him In the Derby Mr Buschemeyer made the announcement That Hawthorn cannot be raced is the greatest disappoint ¬ ment of his turf career He says that the fact that Hawthorn would have met in Ten Point a great colt rendered the situation all the more interesting as jit no time has lie wavered in the belief that Haw ¬ thorn could defeat Ten Point or any other three vearold Today 125 pounds of antiphlogestine was shipped to Lexington to be used in restoring Haw ¬ thorn to normal condition conditionCol Col M J Winn and Judge C F Price have returned from abroad after u sojourn of one mouth Thev enjoyed every moment of the voyage and the nights In London Paris Belgium also the race nurses there The purpose of their trip was recreation combined with an inspection of the iiiethods employed on the courses in conducting the sillsillative departments departmentsJ J 1C Wainwright was at Churchill Downs for the first time since Derby day last spring The owner of High Private has been fishing and hunting in the far west for months and his health was never more robust High Private is now going along in 3ds work and showing little signs of his recent muscular ailment His trainer Al Luzader is con ¬ fident Uiit lie will s nd the veteran to the post in Ihe Kentucky Handicap He has hopes of also l eing ible to race him in a preliminary trial for the big Jlouglas Park race during the meeting at Churchill Douns He fears he cannot get him ready for the ilurk Handicap which event will be run on May 17 17Secretary Secretary K W Maginn of the Douglas Park LiitonH aiid Fort Krie racing associations is due here to prepare his program of overnight purses and handicaps for the spring meeting at Douglas Park ParkJ J It Wainwright has secured a contract on the apprentice rider H Winglield a brother to J AVinktield This boy has never ridden In a race as Tel but trainer Luzader who has the Wainwrlght string in charge thinks he is a promising prospect il can ride now at seventyfive jKiunds jKiundsWeber Weber it Ward have in Stucco a promising two vearold In training at Douglas Park The younir stf r is by Fillgraue out ol My Eleanor dam of it U Brandts good performer Tbe Reach Solar Star Weber Wards good threeyearold is now taking regular work Kxcept for lieing a little light In flesh due to his sickness he looks good Trainer Ward thinks that if he continues to Improve he will be able to get him to the iwst for the Latonia Derby

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