Muddy at Louisville: Training Operations Temporarily Halted by Bad Track Conditions., Daily Racing Form, 1927-04-09


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MUDDY AT LOUISVILLE ♦ Training Operations Temporarily Halted by Bad Track Conditions. . $ Only Light Exercise Gallops for Derby Candidates — More Horses from New Orleans. 4 LOlISYILLK, Ky.. April 8.— Training operations at both local courses were temporarily halted today owing to unfavorable track conditions. The going was muddy and, while conditions overhead were ideal, trainers were not disposed to gallop their charges, preferring to wait until tomorrow, when the going will he more suitable for useful works. All the I »erby aspirants were out for light exercise and all appeared to be in fine fettle. Osmand and Kiev, the J. BL Widener pair, as usual held public attention and their appearance evoked flattering comment. These sterling three-year-olds, in the company of four of their stable companions, were cantered a couple of times around the Churchill Downs oval. Candy Queen. Candy Blackbird, Royal Julian. War Kaglc, Knthusiastic Kdward. Our Son and Young Irince all appeared to good advantage as they were jogged around the course. Canaan, the Le Mar Stock Farms ]»erhy eligible, ha* been on the shelf, owing to a minor injury to one of his legs, received while heing galloped, but has fully recovered and trainer Hughes believes that the short let up will not interfere with the colts training for the I»erby. I r. ;. BL Mackintosh, who has been attending W W. 1 »ardens Perby hope. Sir Kogers. reported that the colts temperature is back t" normal and that he will be ready to resume training within a fortnight. IH KNELLS horses coming. The stable of C. EL Boots Durnell is due here tomorrow from New Orleans. The stable was able to secure only nine stalls at Church-hill I owns, and the remainder of the string will have t take quarters at Douglass Park. The horses Whitwash. Dolls and Malagran-dise. which were raced at New Orleans in the colors of L. Wirth. arrived this morning. Peggy Bledsoe and West Hill, which Milton Reiser is handling for A. lassenheimer, of Louisville, also arrived from New Orleans. Trainer J. 1". Shorr of the BL B. McLean stable, is due hero in a few days with Irince of Wales, .lock and a band of two-year-olds that wintered at the Benning track. Jockey •Chick" Lang, under contract to the McLean stable, will arrive ;tt the same time. Jack Hodgins. one of starter W. Hamiltons assistaMs. arrived from New Orleans. He will relieve Mickey Harris in the work of schooling tile two-year-olds at Churchill Downs. Harris will iK-rforni similar duties at Douglas Perk. Starter Hamilton, who has been visiting his home in Hot Springs. Ark., since the end of the Jefferson Park meeting, will reach here early next week, according to word received today. III! BBI ill H ASSISTANT. Be* Walters, assistant trainer of the Mose Ooldblatt stalile. who motored from New Orleans, arrived today. He will have charge of the stable until ioldblatt reaches here, with tin- H. 1. Whitney two-year-olds that lie is arranging to ship from Brookdale Farm. Red. Bank. N. J. Trainer T. P. Hayes was obliged to absent himself from the track today on account of illness. Trainer Ja k Hanover, in charge of the stable of K. B. Llkins. went to a local hospital this morning for the removal of his tonsils. Trainer . H. Hughes received word that Leo .Marks good mare Ridicule II. had foaled a fine looking filly by Omar Khayyam at the be Mar Stock Farm. Ridicule 11 . which is a daughter of Black Jester, was bought last fall by Marks in the Viau Kile. II. If. Cotton, owner of I.a Brae Stock Farm has cancelled his stahle reservations at Churchill Downs. The stable, which is iiow at Tijuana, will be kept in California all summer, according to advices received here today. F. D. Shea, the Winnipeg sportsman and owner of the Creeii Briar Stable, which includes P.a khotie. winner of the Tijuana Cup, has notified lus trainer B. S. Mitchell, that he will he here to see the running of the Kentucky Derby. Jockey C. Kurtsinger has applied for a 1 1 . .-use t.. ride in Kentucky this year. Ibis i:nd-r contract to Boscoe Co.jse, having been in that trainers employ for six years. Kurtsinger has been employed all winter H.iliopmg horses for Coo.-e. *

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