Late Metropolitan News: Messenger Training Satisfactorily-Cherry Pie and Stablemates Are Shipped to Pimlico, Daily Racing Form, 1923-04-24


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LATE METROPOLITAN NEWS i Messenger Training Satisfactorily r — Cherry Pie and Stablemates Are Shipped to Pimlico. XFW YORK. X. Y.. April 23.— More seasonable weather last week enabled trainers at the Long Island tracks to send their charges along at a good fast clip. August Belmonts Messenger, a Preakness and Derby candidate, is showing up well in his exercise gallops and will be pointed for Pimlicos 0,000 race. Friday at Belmont Park he galloped five-eighths over the main i track in 59%. The Greentree Stable horses were shipped I to Pimlico Saturday. Trainer S. P. Harlan sent them through their paces at the Belmont Park training track Friday mcrning in , the presence of Mr. and Mrs. Payne Whitney, owners of the stable. Cherry Pie, the Greentree candidate for the Kentucky Derby, was sent an easy mile in I 1 :45. Dustabout went the same distance in 1:45%. Moonraker and Son-o-lnc equalled 1 Cherry Pies time in a mile trial together. Exodus worked three-quarters mile under • stiff restraint in the good time of 1 ".16%, while Ga.antman and the Westmont Stables I Tryster went the same distance in 1 :17%. The Greentree Stables Intidy, candidate for the Pimlico Oaks, showed she is in fine condition by going three-quarters in 1 :15. Pandowdy went the same distance in 1 :17. The Greentree Stable horses have been going along rapidly in their conditioning during the last week and appear to be ready for a successful campaign in Maryland. Between now and the time that the Pimlico meeting opens trainer Harland will have ample time to tighten them up for actual racing. Clifford A. Cochrans Preakness and Derby candidate Goshawk showed the best mile gallop of the training season on Long Island I tracks on Friday when trainer Carroll Shilling sant him the distance in 1 :43% and the colt accomplished his task easily. Mr. Cochran paid 0,000 to Harry Payne Whitney last year* for Goshawk, but if the colt trains on the sportsman seems likely to realize a good return on his investment this year. Mr. Cochran is well pleased with Goshawks progress. Trainer Shilling also sent June Grass a mile in 1 :45%. The other horses in the stable were not asked for speed, but they were given useful exercise. Trainer George Odom had the R. I.. Gerry and Marshall Field horses out on the track. He sent the three-year-old yclops an easy three-quarters mile in 1 :20. Emotion and Mod went the same distance in 1 :17%. Trainer Odom also sent William Tell and Errand Boy a half mile in lit.

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