Improvement At Louisville: Weather Moderates and Training Resumed--Offer for Jockey Widas Contract., Daily Racing Form, 1921-03-31


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IMPROVEMENT AT LOUISVILLE Weather Moderates and Training Resumed Offer for Jockey Widas Contract LOUISAILLE Ky March 30 Weather condi ¬ tions here showed vast improvement today with a moderate temperature prevailing and botli the Douglas Park and Churchill Downs race tracks were in good condition The two courses were thronged with horses for several hours the trainers making up for the time they lost because of the rain snow and cold weather weatherAt At the Downs the horses were sent along at fast gallops the best moves being by Marjorie Ilynes which ran threequarters of a mile in 114 and C C Aan Meters Kentucky Derby eligibles Coyne and Brother Batch which went seveneighths in 130 The Derby colts ran fast the first part of it going the quarter in 24 half mile in 49 and threequarters in 110 Trainer Aan Meter switched riders this morning jockey Mack Garner piloting Coyne for the first time in his trial Brother Batchs throat has been under suspicion for several days us he breathed a bit hard at times after a workout but he showed no signs of it this morn ¬ ing ingOver Over at Douglas Park trainer Alex Gordon gave Muskallonge Bud Fishers Derby candidate an easy mile 148 He was never extended Red Legs went a mile in 149 at the same course Other Derby eligibles worked as follows Sir Thomas Keun threequarters in 121 Guvnor half mile in 53 Fantoche threequarters iii 120 Gang ¬ way mile in 152 and Botheration threeeighths in 40 40Starter Starter A B Dade came up from his home in Henderson Ky to look over the schooling of twoyearolds at the two tracks nnd to urge upon the owners and trainers the necessity of sending their horses to the barrier for education as early as possible possibleTrainer Trainer George V Barnes yesterday received a lucrative offer for the contract which C AV ClarK his employer holds on jockey Steve AVida It came from a New York turfman turfmanJockey Jockey Lee Mink has been engaged to ride for Ahem Boyle on the Kentucky circuit This stable includes the horses owned by Baylor Ilickman local capitalist capitalistGeorge George Swain agent for tiieE R Bradley stable at New Orleans during the winter who survived an attack of double pneumonia in the Crescent city was an arrival today todayFlags Flags was on his customary bad behavior this morning at Douglas Park and an attempt to make him take exercise resulted in his again throwing his rider It took several of the Lloyd Gentry stable attendants to corrul him but they prevented him from running away awayGeneral General manager Matt J AVinn today announce that the first race at Lexington would begin each day at 2 p in

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