Training at Louisville, Ky.: Derby Candidates Seen in Action at Downs and Douglas Park, Daily Racing Form, 1932-03-22


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TRAINING AT LOUISVILLE, KY. Derby Candidates Seen in Action at Downs and Douglas Park. Cold Check, Depression, Cathop, Oscillation, Adobe Post and Others Among the Horses Working on Sunday. LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 21. The standout Derby gallop of the present training season at the local trades .was turned in. by the J. W. Parrish pair, Cold Check and De pression, which worked together for three-: eighths at the Downs Sunday morning. The racing strip was fast, the best part of the course being from the head of the stretch to the stand, whero it was as fast as it is when racing is being staged at the track. Trainer Bill Crump, who weighs close to 117 pounds and, with the addition of his tack, made the weight on Cold Check full 126 pounds, his Derby weight, piloted the colt in his trial. The pair laid close together for the entire way and was timed the first quarter in :23 and the three-eighths in Depression is not only a Derby candidate, but likewise an Oaks eligible. The work of the High Time colt was very impressi"e and highly pleasing to trainer Crump as well. R. M. Eastmans Cathop was breezed three-eighths in company with the older horses Hamilton and Sunfire, in :39, at Churchill Downs. At Douglas Park three Derby candidates were given stiff workouts. The filly Oscillation, owned by the Longridge Stable, showed a good three-quarters over a cuppy track in 1:19 with the colored exercise lad Willie P. Mitchel, who galloped Captain Hal, in the saddle. Trainer W. H. Buckner timed her the first quarter in :25, half in :52. Adobe post, owned by C. H. Knebelkamp and Richard Morris, was sent a five-furlong spin in 1:04, with the Louisville lad, Jimmy McNichols, as his pilot. Trainer John Price Jones is getting his Derby candidate into good racing condition and on his two-year-old form, having a victory to his credit over Proteus, one of the best colts out last year, has a chance in the classic. W. D. Covington, for the first time this season, sent his Derby candidate Sidestep a half mile in :54. Phil Grocer was intrusted with the handling of the gelding in his work. Trainer J. P. Jones worked Indian Mist, a bay filly by Cherokee Mistress Quickly and Hi Phi, a bay or brown colt, by Hep-haistos Paulina, three-eighths at Douglas Park- in :37. These youngsters were the property of a brother of Ike Weil of Chicago who recently died. Ike Weil and Mrs. Weil ran down from Chicago to witness this i trial and returned home Sunday night. W. H. Buckner, who trained the great filly Round the World for all her races a number of years ago, worked all of his charges belonging to the Longridge Stable and W. G. Yankes Royal Manager, which breezed a half in :52.

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