Eternal Moves North This Week, Daily Racing Form, 1919-04-10


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ETERNAL MOVES NORTH THIS WEEK HOT SPRIXGS Ark April 9 This week will witness the departure for Kentucky of Ktenril and The Wanderer J W McClellands two crack Derby candidates and it is also probable that Mormon which will carry the colors of Willis Sharpe Kilmer in the rich race will go to the Blue Grass State about the same time Tim Mc ¬ Clelland horses will go direct to Churchill Downs as both their owner and trainer Kim Patterson want to put the finishing touches on their training at the track over which they will stage their battle on the afternoon of May 10 with the best threeyearolds in America AmericaLeaving Leaving here Eternal and The Wanderer will be in better condition than any Derby horses that ever wintered at a southern track hot even ex ¬ cepting Omar Khayyam which won the Derby two years ago They have both advanced to a stage in their training where they could go to the post at a moments notice over any kind of a route Furthermore neither has had a days sickness since they went into winter quarters last fall and both have taken to their work with a vigor which bespeaks well of them themHorsemen Horsemen who saw Eternal work one and one quarter miles the Derby distance a few days ago in 209 gasped with astonishment at his per ¬ formance He just plodded along in an easy manner always under restraint and had he been allowed to extend Jnmself there is no telling how fast he would have gone That gallop satisfied both owner McClelland and trainer Patterson that the horse is a stayer and this coupled with his remarkable flight of early speed is sure to make him hard to beat beatAs As was the case last year Eternal gives one the impression that he is sore when he runs but he has not a sore muscle or joint in his body It is his style of running and when he went to the post here in the race he won he looked the same way Much comment was made upon that occasion by persons who had not seen him perform before to the effect that he looked sore but he soon showed that such was not the easy

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