Jas. T. Clark Astonishes Spectators: J. W. Schorrs Kentucky Derby Candidate Works the Derby Route in 2:08 2/5 in Easy Manner, Daily Racing Form, 1918-05-07


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JAS. T. CLARK ASTONISHES SPECTATORS J. W. Schorrs Kentucky Derby Candidate Woiks The Derby Route in 2:03*i in Ea.jy Manner. Lnnisville. Kv„ May «.- Showing the fastest per fomianee of un K.iiiucky Derby enndidate in local training. John W. S. horrs eligible JaK. T. Clark, at Churchill Downs Sunday morning, astonished the s|x-et.itors by going th." Derby distance of I mile and a quarter in f.Wfjp He covered the mile in l:l»i- and the mil- ■■■ an eightli in p.el1-,. and imi.resseil the horseni-n by the easy manner in which he performed his task. The opinion was general after the trv-ont that the Schorr colt is fur ther advance. 1 in his training than any of the other eligible-;, and that he is right on edge for the contesr. Jockey Karl Fool came over from Lexington to pilot the colt, which carried close to his Bsiby weight. Owner Schorr was also on band to witness the cults latest trial and expressed himself as being immensely pleased with it. War Cloud mated a asoat favorable impression, when with I,oftiis iu the saddle, he worked a half mile in 48. This was an opener for a more ambitious work over the Derby route, when the Eilglish colt will b.- Baked to gallop in fast time. In the coifs last workout at the Derby distance. lackey Johnson did not allow him to go as fast as trainer Jennings had intended. In his trial, which will take place Wednesday. War Cloud will have Loftus in the saddle. Aside from the work of *• Derby colts, interest centered iu the work of Ceo. J. Longs Ocean Sweep, which is Ising specially pointed for the Kentucky Oaks. The daughter of Sweep- Ocean BfcaC turned three quarters in a fraction less than 1:15 and pulled up in fine fettle. llarrv Preivogel. chief assistant to St. Winn, manager of Churchill Downs, has arrived from his home in Detroit, and i-: now busily engaged assisting his chief iu preparing for the opening of the meeting. Word has lieen received here of the serious ill ness of Amos Tnrnev. well-known breeder ami for iii-r owner, at his home in Fans. Ky. 1 heodore Cook, one of Mr. Turaeys intimate friends, left today to visit the sick man. , . , __. flllBHI J. Longs Fr-cmtter. which had been training in g I condition for the Kentucky Bcrkr, is suffering with ail attack of influenza and will n..t Ik- able l., start iu the big race next Saturday.

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