Training Operations Are Retarded: Unfavorable Track Conditions at Louisville Courses Does Not Permit Any Fast Work, Daily Racing Form, 1918-04-06


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| | . I TRAINING OPERATIONS ARE RETARDED Unfavorable Track Conditions at Louisville Courses Does Not Permit Any Fan Work. . Louisville. Ky.. April ."». — Owing to unfavorable traek conditions at Chun hill Downs during the | ast few days, there has haca little work of a pret ■•ntimi-eharacter. The horses in training, however, have not lieen i»-rmitted to lag in their work. They have been worked through the mud. but only at the shorter distances. The Kentucky Derby favorite. Sun Rriar. whs given a gallop yesterday morninz. tile crack colt speeding three eighths in giod time. T.iis work was preliminary to a gallop of a mile. which will lie undertaken as soon as the track dries out thoroughly. Harry Fink, who has l een selected by Jefferson Livingston to tike charge of a division of his stable for a campaign on toe eastern tracks, has arrived here from Ho, Springs. It has been decided that hi- shall take nineteen horses, including Aldeharan. Syrian. Julia I... Matin and fifteen two-year-olds. The horses will be -hippul as soon as cars can lie procured. J. W. I "Tex" i Formau. Howard dots and D. E. Sievart were among the arrivals from Hot Spring-yesterday. Fifteen horses that tHits had been racing at Hot Springs were sent direct to Ijexingion. A couple belonging to D. K. Stewart were also consigned to the Blue Grass track. Jockeys Ben Kleeger and Hugh Shilling are recent arrivals from Havana. Kleeger will go east in a few days to report to trainer John Whalen. ShiRing rode for Joe Imensetter at Havana and will ride for that owner in Kentucky. Col. Matt J. Winn expects to go to Lexington Saturday, the date set for the nexi meeting of llie State Rai ing Commission. W. I!, ll.ildein.-ii, the only ■Maafcat of the i .tiimissioii at present oui of the slate, is due to arrive in Lexington in t-ui* to attend the meeting.

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