Under Fire Looms Up Strong Again: Swynford Colt Benefited by Rest and Is Sure Starter in Derby--News of Other Candidates., Daily Racing Form, 1919-04-09


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UNDER FIRE LOOMS UP STRONG AGAIN Swynford Colt Benefited by Rest and Is Sure Starter in Derby News of Other Candidates HOT SPRINGS Ark April S Under Fire looms up stronger than ever now as a Derby prospect due to his victory over a band of older horses recently at Oaklawn Park at one mile and seventy yards The Swynford colt has regained the form which he displayed at New Orleans early in the winter 1 e fore he went stale and Pat Dunne his owner made an excellent move when he brought him here and gave him a much needed rest Dunne has contended all along that lie will send the colt to the ost if he shows any sisns at all of being of Derby caliber and now that he is back at his best again he is reasonably sure to be a starter While trainer John Ixiwe is TrorKlng hard to have American Ace Edward Ccbrians brown son of Von Tronfp Rosegal ready to go the route of one and onequarter miles in the Kentucky Derby there are many horsemen here who are of the opinion that the distance will prove too far for him The colt has shown excellent form this spring to date having started here twice and won both races but they were both at sprinting distances His performances were in direct contrast to one another as he came from behind to win the first time while in his other start he dashed into a long lead right off the reel Whether he is a stayer or not remains to be seen and if he will go a long route he Is going to prove i formidable contender Under Lowes careful handling he is better now than he ever was in his life and if any man can make him go over a long distance of ground Lowe can canMORMON MORMON NEEDS FAST TRACK TRACKMormon Mormon showed several days ago that his forte is not mud by any means when ho was beaten in a sprinting race but at that he was catching his opponents toward the end There is no doubt that he is a horse that will go on and trainer Henry McDaniel will have him deud fit to run one and onequarter miles on the afternoon or May 10 if he does not meet with a mishap between now and then thenW W Martin will send his stable to Pimlico at the close of the meeting at Oaklawn Park but in all probability Bridesman his Derby hope will go to Churchill Downs as he has been training in a manner that leads his owner to believe that he has more than a chance to win the big event Gallops of a mile in 142 have been common with him lately and he has never been asked to do his ut ¬ most mostJ J H Rosseter millionaire California shipping man has a strong card to play in the Kentucky Oaks in his good filly Passiiig Shower and it is going to take a smart miss to beat her at one and onesixteenth miles She has been working in sen ¬ sational fashion and iii her only race to date here she ran to her work only to lose because a rider ¬ less horse interfered with her all through the stretch aiid prevented her from winning She has worked a mile twice in close to 141 with little effort and she is a game filly Passing Shower is also entered in the Ashland Oaks to be run at Lexington and she will be sent direct from here to that city to fulfill her engagement there Trainer Charles J Casey has all of the Rosseter horses in grand con ¬ dition now and quite a few of them are entered jn the Kentucky stakes The Rossetcr establish ¬ ment has two riders under contract jockeys Albert Johnson and II Hamilton The former weighs in the vicinity of 1QI5 pounds while Hamilton is able to ride around ninety pounds They will both go to Lexington from here

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