E. R. Bradley Scores Another Derby Triumph: Popular Idle Hour Stock Farm Colors Carried to First and Second Places, Duplicating Success of 1921---Rhinock Finishes Fourth, With Pompey, Hope of the East, a Badly Beaten Fifth---Race Run in Almost Track Record Time Before Immense and Enthusiastic Throng, Daily Racing Form, 1926-05-17


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R BRADLEY SCORES ANOTHER DERBY TRIUMPH BUBBLING OVER BAGENBAGGAGE ROCK MAN MANTHIRD RHINOCK RHINOCKFOURTH SECOND THIRD FOURTH Popular Idle Hour Stock Farm Colors Carried to First and Second Places Duplicating Success of 1921 Rhinock Finishes Fourth With Pompey Hope of the East a Badly Beaten Fifth Race Run in Almost Track Record Time Before Immense and Enthusiastic Throng LOUISVILLE Ky May 15 Bubbling Over first and Bagenbaggage second made the fiftysecond running of the Kentucky Derby tremendously popular with all Kentucky Pompey the pride of the East was thoroughly beaten and in fifth place being defeated for fourth by the Parkview Stables Rhinock The mile and a quarter was run in 203 making it one of the fastest Derbys in its long history E R Bradleys colt earned 50075 by his victory while Bagenbaggage contributed just 6000 more by finishing second Bub ¬ bling Over was perfectly ridden by Albert Johnson and he proved his worth beyond any question when he made the pace for every foot of the trying journey and was under restraint at the end to come within a fifth of a second of the record for the Derby which was estab ¬ lished by Old Rosebud After the finish of the great classic the immense multitude that was present went fairly mad with enthusiasm and as they broke down all barriers and swarmed onto the track it was with great difficulty that the horses were led back to the paddpck Bradley was called into the stand and presented with the handsome trophy that went with the victory The presentation was made by Mayor Jimmie Walker of New York and with a few appropriate remarks he told the master of Idle Hour that it was indeed a pleasure to present a trophy earned by such a magnificent thoroughbred thoroughbredThere There was little time lost at the barrier and an excellent start was effected except for the fact that Recollection swerved sharply to the outside as the barrier rose Fortunately he did not interfere with any other of the runners Bubbling Over left from an outside position and Johnson immediately took him into com ¬ mand but he was going so easily that passing the stand at the completion of the first quarter the colt was in hand and running like a piece of well piled machinery Rock Man was in second place on the inside of Bubbling Over and on the outside of him came Pompey also galloping welL welLDown Down the stretch Bubbling Over continued to show the way with the utmost ease and it was there that Fator moved up with Pompey until he was lapped on the Bradley champion Rock Man was hanging on well in third place while Canter was moving along strongly in fourth fourthBLOXDIJf BLOXDIJf AND DISPLAY BADLY OUTBUN OUTBUNThe The others were well bunched and of them Espino was going exceedingly well next to the inside rail while Light Carbine was also holding his position well Blondin and Display were in rather close quarters but were being outrun and it was evident they would not cut much figure in the running runningSwinging Swinging out of the back stretch Pompey made another move and for just an instant it seemed that he would go to the big chestnut but Johnson anticipated the move and he had only to ease his restraint of the son of North Star III to hold his lead secure Then Fator asked Pompey for his best but still it was of no avail and the hope of New York was through He had given up his best and he began to drop back backRock Rock Man was hanging on though it was expected that he would be first of the good ones to crack Then Canter after he had made a brave bid that took him into fourth place tired and still the chestnut galloped along in front without shortening stride and with the apparent ease of his first quarter quarterSuddenly Suddenly there came a move on the outside of the field A colt was circling around in gallant fashion and there was fear even for Bubbling Over but it was a groundless fear for the colt was Bagenbaggage the stablemate of the great chestnut He was mowing down his opponents stride for stride and it was ap ¬ parent at the final eighth post that the Bradley silks would be first and second secondRHINOCK RHINOCK CLOSES WITH GEEAT BUSH BUSHIn In on the rail Rock Man was gallantly carrying on though he had been up with most of the sizzling pace but Bagenbaggage swept by him until at the end it was Bubbling Over first by five lengths with Bagenbaggage second three lengths before Rock Man Just a nose further back came Rhinock which was closing with a great rush and four lengths back of him was Pompey done to a turn and only two lengths before Light Carbine CarbineIt It was a magnificent race magnificently won and any anaylsis that could be offered must place Bubbling Over with the best of the Kentucky Derby winners in its long and honorable history historyAn An idea of the performance is had when Bubbling Over ran his first quarter in 23 he went to the half in 47 making the second quarter in 24 the three quarters post was reached in 112 the mile in 138 and the mile and a quarter in 203 But what was more impressive than all was the fact that Bubbling Over from the first stride to the last always had an abundance of speed in reserve reserveUnfortunately Unfortunately Bubbling Over was declared out of several of his best engage ¬ ments of the year but on this Derby he has already won the championship of the year yearIn In one respect Bubbling Overs performance excelled that of Old Rosebud The latter when he achieved his famous victory in 1914 carried only 114 pounds Bubbling Overs impost was 126 Had Bubbling Over been forced to extend him ¬ self there is every reason to believe that he would have lowered the track record of 203 made by Wood Trap under an impost of 10G pounds poundsOne One lasting regret is that Mrs Bradley did not live to see the running of the Derby She had named Bubbling Over and he was her pet from the day he was foaled Mrs Bradley died suddenly while on an European tour last winter winterThere There was a rush for places to watch the running of the Derby immediately after the decision of the fourth race and the crowd did not have long to wait until some of the aspirants for the championship put in an appearance Continued on twelfth page BRADLEY WINS ANOTHER DERBY Continued f rom first page Canter was first on the track and he galloped through the stretch Then came Bubbling Over and he moved along hard held heldThird Third of those to appear was W RCoes Pompey the principle standard bearer for New York Like the other two he was only asked to gallop along through the stretch and he gave the multitude a thrill when he narrowly missed one of the harrows on the track trackOne One by one the candidates went through their paces and each move was applauded They were colts that almost without exception seemed trained to the minute and as poet time approached there was that tenseness that comes only on a race course courseBefore Before the opening of the gates there were immense waiting crowds who had braved the morning chill that they might be first to seek points of vantage and at 10 oclock there were some three thousand who swarmed through and took position to wait patiently through the day until the Derby should be called to the post This has ever been the case They are the real devotees The Derby enthusiasts who can illafford to make reservations that will be held for their leisurely arrival at the course are the men and women who save for Derby Day and the men and women who look forward to the running just as the farmers boy looks forward to the coming of the circus or the kiddies look forward to the coming of Christmas It meant nothing to them that the day was dreary and chilly just so they could find a spot where there would be a good view of the running runningAnd And it was just for these devoted patrons that a stand has been built at the head of the stretch that while it is far removed from the finish line affords an excellent view of the start and the running of the great race raceThe The building of this stand was just one more effort of the Kentucky Jockey Club to perfect the accommodation for the comfort of alL alLSAME SAME STORY TEAR AFTER TEAR TEARThe The order of arrival never changes for a Derby First come those early birds who would be on hand if the gates were opened the day before Then along come the regular grandstand patrons These are followed by some of the general ad ¬ mission laggards that are hoping for the best and last of all those aristocrats of l he turf who are the proud possessors of the boxes They are secure in their reservations and all they need worry about is to battle a way through the crowd to the boxes But all of this is the same story year in and year out and it is just one more Derby that with its venerable age is ever new newW W R Coe was on hand to see his Pompey perform in the Derby He and a party of friends from New York occupied a box in the clubhouse Harry Payne Whitney Walter J Salmon William Ziegler and Mrs Margaret Emerson Baker also came from New York to see their colors in the Derby DerbyAmong Among the most enthusiastic of Derby fans was Mayor Jimmie Walker of New York He came down with a large party including Al Jolson the star comedian comedianJoseph Joseph E Widener of New York who owns Fair Play sire of Man o War and who has invested a half million dollars in Blue Grass farm land brought a party of friends down from Lexington in his private car to see the Derby Mr Widener had three entries in this years race including Haste a stake winner in his twoyearold form but trainer Keene did not have anything ready for the classic Mr Keene considers Haste the fastest horse in America but just how far he will go will have to be determined later laterJ J Cal Milam of Lexington who sold the wonder horse Exterminator just before Hie Derby and Willis Sharpe Kilmer who bought him for 15000 renewed an old acquaintance on Derby Day Mr Kilmers horses are at the Downs but he is particularly interested in Pompey which is by his famous sire Sun Briar BriarJohn John Schorr saddled the first Derby Day winner when he sent Edward B McLeans Prince of Wales to the post It was a threequarters dash under claiming conditions and it engaged a big field With little delay at the post Williams had Prince of Wales away running and he had speed enough to make every post a winning one Dolly Bay went after the son of High Time and nearing the stretch turn threatened to run him down but Williams had saved something for the last quarter and when he roused Prince of Wales in the final eighth he drew out again to win with something to spare Dolly Bay saved second place and Moms Boy was going well at the end to be along in time to take third thirdDOUBLE DOUBLE VICTORT FOR aicLEAtf COLORS COLORSIt It was a double for the McLean colors when Port Star a homebred son of ihe Porter and Starella by Star Shoot easily disposed of a field of maiden juveniles over fiveeighths of a mile King Basil racing for W F Poison took tecond place and H Teller Archibalds Candy Rock was a tiring third thirdThere There was little to this race for Port Star starting from the inside position was rushed into a long lead by Johnny McTaggart and raced along increasing his advantage with every stride to win by a big margin Candy Rock had been racing along second to the head of the stretch but there he tired and when well inside the last eighth lost second place to the fast finishing King Basil BasilThis This was only the second start for Port Star and it is possible he may develop into a first class colt coltThere There was a real surprise in the four and a half furlongs Orchard Hall Purse for twoyearolds when W E Applegates Torchilla was beaten by Leo J Marks Canaan On all that Torchilla had shown he looked to be just about the surest winner of the afternoon afternoonFrom From a good start Dr Streett outran Torchilla and when the son of Flying Squirrel showed a good flight of speed it kept the Applegate colt well out in the track This naturally made Torchilla race farthur than all the others but Legere was so confident of victory he was in no hurry to go to the front and had his mount under restraint swinging into the stretch There Dr Streett carried him a bit wider and gave Canaan his opportunity Pool had been saving ground with him all the way and an eighth from home he came through to take command commandIt It was not until Canaan was well through that Legere realized his danger and rode Torchilla out vigorously but the Marks colt was home safely the winner Third fell to Padona when he beat Derringer for that part of the purse while Dr Streett after his early pacemaking quit badly

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