Two-Year-Olds Attract Attention: Many Promising Youngsters Training at Louisville Tracks--Sam Freedman Valued at 5,000., Daily Racing Form, 1919-04-04


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TWOYEAROLDS ATTRACT ATTENTION Many Promising Youngsters Training at louisville Tracks Sam Freedman Valued at 25000 LOUISVILLE Ky April 3 Tlic close approach of Hie Kentucky racing season of 1910 which opens at Lexington on April 114 is reflected in the ad ¬ vanced condition of tlie horses in training at Churchill Downs and Douglas Park attributable in great measure to the unusually open winter and the almost entire absence of sickness among the horses horsesThe The spring training season can now be said to be in full swing and under conditions quite excep ¬ tionally promising With the Lexington meeting now less than four weeks away there is no ques ¬ tion at all that the horses will b tuned up and ready openingInterested for the opening Interested crowds have daily been watching the horses at work The gallops of the several Ken ¬ tucky Derby eligibles naturally command wide at ¬ tention but the doings of the twoyearolds are not overlooked Of the latter considerable interest is centered in the twentyfive royallybred juve ¬ niles that William Chuck Walker is handling for John E Madden These youngsters when they appear on the Churchill Downs track in groups of eight or nine always command instant attention from the assembled throng The ones most talked about are a brown colt by Tracery Royal Coinage for which Mr Madden paid 13500 and a chestnut colt by Ogden Hound the World which is said to have cost his owner 0500 Both these colts have displayed speed in their preliminary trials having shown up better than any of the others othersThe The fine band of juveniles belonging to the Wai deck Stable that are quartered at Churchill Downs are also the subject of much favorable comment whenever they make their appearance on the track All are grand lookers and are probably better seasoned than any other band of youngsters at the track They wintered at New Orleans where they were not given any racing owing to the bad track conditions prevailing at the southern course The critics have already selected a coming turf star out of this big band this being a brown colt by Luke McLuke Micaela a big rangy animal level Iieaded and with a superb gait J Oliver Keene one cf llu owners of the stable values this colt highly and is rejwrted to have said that he would iiotJpaEtrwitIihim jfojv any amoiiot pt money SENSATIONAL WORK OUT OUTEverybody Everybody at the Downs is talking about the sen ¬ sationally fast twoyearold Sam Freedman in the stable of Joe Umensetter This colt is credited with having worked threeeighths in 33 the fast ¬ est time ever made since the track was built over fortyfive years ago This trial took place over a month ago and was witnessed by a number of horsemen who could hardly I elieve their eyes vhen their watches recorded the recordbreaking time Sam Freedman is a bay colt by Pataud Femesole by Sir Dixon Cherry Blosson by 1ow liattan and was bred by J B Madden who sold him to Piatt Carr for 350 The latter believed the colt to be thick winded and sold him at auc ¬ tion for 525 to Oscar Itchm a Louisville business man who turned him over to Joe Umensetter to train at the same time giving him a half interest in the colt During one of Mr Maddens visits to the Downs last winter he offered Umensetter 2500 for the colt which was declined The price has steadily risen and Umensetter now declares he will not part with the colt for less than 25000 Mr Itehm is opposed to selling the colt at any price priceDan Dan Lchan has a trio of good looking two yearolds that he believes will make their mark at the coining meeting He takes particular pride in them inasmuch as they are the products of hjs own breeding farm The most promising one is Alex Jr a chestnut colt by Ballot Bronzewing a winner of the Kentucky Oaks Easter Flower a chestnut filly by Free Lance Rose Ring is also an impressive looking youngster resembling her sire to a marked degree The other youngster lias been named Springvale lieing a clientunt filly by Free Lance Mescal This one is the property of John Churchill of this city The other horses in the Lelian stable include the pair of fouryearolds Brig of War and The Toff and the threeyearold Loreno Moss The stable will be shipped to Lex ¬ ington for that meeting and jockey llarry Gray will do the riding

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