Timely Turf Gossip From Louisville., Daily Racing Form, 1915-05-26


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TIMELY TURF GOSSIP FROM LOUISVILLE Louisville Ky Mu have not isermilted any sensationally fast work liv candidates for the Kentucky Handicap next Saturday a number of the eligililes that liave not been racing lately have done some good trials J no inlghtr Roamer lias made a great impressiin on good judged by his apparent ability to do at all times what would seem hardly possible Even in the rough sort of going be reels olf a quarter in better than 24 and goes to the lialf around 4S He is training grandly for tlio race and it is conceded that it will take a great horse to beat the star of Andrew Millers stable in the rich stake there never was a horse trained for any big local event that has done better in his work tlniii this great fouryearold and when he goes to the post iiet Saturday with jockey 1 rntwell in the saddle it can be set down that he will be ready to run to ids utmost capacity Like II wise track conditions have no effect on Uoamer Either is able to run as good a race in the mud as with fast course conditions The same also applies to a number of other probable starters in the race particularly Prince Heriuis and Itronzewing Kvery indication however now points to a fast track next Saturday as the weather in this section appears to have cn tirelv cleared up and with so much rain lately there is every reason to exiHct that the running of the Kentucky Handicap will lie as last year with aiinnv skies and a lightningfast track trackThe The Knglishbred horse Short Grass lias many friends in the big race and it is thought that the distance of the event a mile and a quarter is more to his liking than the two shorter races he lias run in this season in both of which lie was only beaten first by Hoamer and then by Hodge lie finish ¬ ing second in both of his starts The two great stars being pointed for the race by trainer lames Howe namely llorrow and Harinonicon are also training impressively and John W Schorr thinks well of David Craigs chances in the event if he can get a good race in him during the next three days He will send Kd Crump to the post also and this threeyearold will have jockey J Kederis np npK K L Paker Co will send both John Guild and Emerson Cochran tit the post and J Living ¬ stons threeyearold Royal II is also a sure starter in the rare The threeyearold Little String since his two last good races can also be set down as a sure starter and V I Weir will send Uingling to the post regardless of the si7e of the field which may have fifteen starters as others named as probable are Itradleys Choice Leo Ray Star Jas ¬ mine Robert Rradley and San Vega VegaRingling Ringling is surely one of the most remarkable murex in the way of toughness ever seen nt Doug ¬ las Park In spite of the fact that she raced both last Krldav and Saturday and finished third in each race and ran away after the finish of those rces Monday morning she was white being grazed kicking np her feet and charging around as if she bad not had a race for a week or more She actually in the two races noted in successive days ovcrcd seven and a quarter miles in these contests and in her runaway exhibitions As a horseman remarked in passing by where she was grazing She Is one Kentucky Handicap candidate that is siirely fit fitJockey Jockey Ted Koerner will probably begin riding again during the coming Latonia meeting He is in good condition at the present time but for reasons host known to himself lias not cared in the last few years to ri le on the local tracks This city is his home and it may lie that this procedure on hi part is due to some family inllueiiee W 1 Mixcll has been endeavoring to engage Koerner to ride fur him the vest of the season This jockey who once led the winning riders of mcrica for one season and was closo at tjie top for several years believes he will be able to ride at Latonia as light as 117 pounds Those who saw him in his mounts at Havana Cuba last winter say lie is as good as ever In the saddle saddleThe The Nashville turfman William Gerst who has a big string In training here in charge of Will Mc Daniel is expected to arrive here with a party of Tennessee turfmen to see the Kentucky Handicap next Saturday Lige Rrewster has arrived here from Ralti niore and at present has no horses in training He tnrned over at that track to trainer C Ilouser the string that he was training for the Dayton Ohio turfman J C Hanson which included Luria Sur ¬ passing and Rodnndo These are the horses tint Brewster raced at New Orleans last winter and he won with all of them there While out of a train ¬ ing jolt at present Rrewster expects to lie able to get together another string of horses before tiie racing season in Kentucky conies to a close or ally himself with some of the big stables now quartered here

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