Lexington Track Opens For Training: Col. Taylor Works a Fast Half and Is Held to Be a Good Three-Year-Old., Daily Racing Form, 1919-03-17


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LEXINGTON TRACK OPENS FOR TRAINING Col Taylor Works a Fast Half and Is Held to Be a Good ThreeYearOld ThreeYearOldLEXINGTON LEXINGTON Ky March lf Superintendent James P Ross opened the mile track at the Ken ¬ tucky Association grounds to the trainers last week and they occupied It until yesterday the rain of Thursday having put it out of commission The fastest move was a half mile in 50 by Col Taylor threeyearold son of Plaudit and Looking Glass owned by Col E H Taylor Jr of Frank ¬ fort the noted distiller and Hereford cattle breeder and l eing trained for the Bine Grass Stakes and the Kentucky and Latonia Dcrtys by John T Ire ¬ land Last year this colt was in J C Milams stable and was a fivetime winner Speak ¬ ing of him today Milam said Col Taylor is a fast horse and I regard him as game and likely to be a long route runner It has been said of him Hint he seemed Inclined to quit in a couple or three of his races in the early part of last season but I attribute that to his greeness He was taught to go away from the barrier running and to keep running and when bis rider in those races undertook to place him and come from behind I think the colt was suffering from the restraint when he was finally called upon for his best effort giving him the appearance of a quitter when in reality he wasnt I shouldnt be surprised if he proves to be one of the good threeyearolds of 1119 1119Lucas Lucas B Combs brought to the track today from Bellair Farm the threeyearold bay filly By Right by Cunard Skyo the twoyearold bay filly Kiiriia by Out of Reach dam Incognito and the twoyearold bay filly by McGee Flycatcher They have been galloping at the farm and aw ready to enter the training that will sharpen them for racing in April and thereafter Combs has been training them himself and will continue to do so Kurna is a candidate for the Hinata Stakes StakesThomas Thomas B Jones has a couple of unbroken two yearold fillies by Assagai at his farm on the Versailles pike which he recently acquired in set ¬ tlement for a hill for keep on certain horses One is Ort Lee dam Gipsy Adama and the other is Mountain Dow dam Mountain Mist Unless I should sell them shortly he said I will put them into training for they look like they can run runA A B Hancock has sold to James F Johnson owner of the Qniricy Stable eleven yearlings all bay colts one by Trap Rock Picodillo three by Fair Play and seven by AVrack The Fair Plays and the Trap Rock frnm the mares Felicity Mis ¬ sion and Mahnbah The AAracks are sons of the mares Irish AVit Treeless Gold Aotes Marie Frances Single Shot and Undy Elite They are to remain in Kentucky until autninn

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