Xalapa Farm Horses Work: Leonardo II. and Stablemates Seen Under Saddle at Churchill Downs., Daily Racing Form, 1921-04-13


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XALAPA FARM HORSES WORK Leonardo II and Stablemates Seen Under Saddle at Churchill Downs LOUISVILLE Ky April 11 For the first time since their arrival here from Hot Springs Ark tlie older members of tlic Xalapa Farm stable string which includes Leonardo II and lion Ilommc Kentucky Derby candidates and the fiveyearolds Kternal and The Wanderer wore Riven good gallops at Churchill Downs this morning Leonardo II with jockey Andy Schuttingcr on him nin three quarters of a mile in 117 and lie was under hard restraint all the way He demonstrated that lie is ready to run and he wanted to BO much faster than he was allowed Schuttinger also galloped lion Homme and lie worked the same distance in 118 It remained for The Wanderer to furnish the real specMl of the band when he galloped fiveeighths in 102 in easy fashion He ran a fast early pace covering the first eighth in 11 quarter in 8 threeeighths in 35 and half mile in 48 This horse is ready to race right now and lie showed all of the early speed that made him a success as a twoyearold He has been absent from the races for three years and no signs of the ailment that caused this long layoff are visible now Eternal only ran onehalf mile and jockey T Tarvis held him to 1 for the distance His old injury also apparently is a thing of the past as lie is training roundly and will be ready for the races before long He is carrying quite a big amount of flesh but James W McCleJIand and trainer Kim Patterson say lie runs best in this condition conditionThe The Downs track was at its best this morning and numerous fast moves were reported A num ¬ ber of Derby eligible were given short workouts at high speed in preparation for longer gallops tomorrow The best of these was that of Hen Holt which ran a half mile in 49 pulled up He ran the first quarter In 22 and threeeighths in 31 31Coyne Coyne and Brother Hatch worked threeeighths in 35 and the former again drew away from his stablemate Hrother Hatch did not wear his blinkers today but his throat hood which was absent from several workouts made its reappear ¬ ance today The colt did not whistle atall this morning cVeii after his fast sprint Alvin T Hert showed a good performance in running fiveeighths in 103 at the Downs lie ran the first threeeighths in 35 and half mile in 4SVf Hilly Harton was given a gallop of five cighths in 102 yesterday yesterdayAt At Douglas Park trainer T S Ownbey indulged Botheration in a mile workout in 151 He was never extended John Arbor ran a mile in 149 at the same track He was hard held throughout also Kcil Legs showed good early speed when lie ran threequarters Jn 117 at the Heechmont track He ran the first quarter in 23 and half inilc in 48 48Frank Frank E Hrown today purchased a pair of two yearolds from the Xalapa Farm Stable for a re ¬ ported price of 12000 One is a bay colt by Vul cain Neva W and the other is a brown colt by Rock View Belgravia These youngsters wintered in the public training stable of Ahern Boyle at the Downs They will remain there for a few days longer and then be turned over to Dr C R Richards who will look after their immediate training trainingTom Tom Alicarn left for Lexington this afternoon with Pousse Cafe II and Nancy Wyatt two candi ¬ dates for the Ashland Oaks which belong to Baylor Hickman a local capitalist He also took along Joe C and Wild Flower Three brood mares two of which go to John E Maddens farm went in the same car Jockey Leo Mink who will ride for Aliern on the Kentucky circuit this year also left for Lexington today

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