Champion Ladysman Reaches Churchill Downs: Public Favorite for Kentucky Derby Arrives at Scene of Great Race; Accompanied by Stablemates and Several Other Derby Candidates--E. R. Bradleys Brokers Tip in Sensational Workout, Daily Racing Form, 1933-05-04


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CHAMPION LADYSMAN REACHES CHURCHILL DOWNS i » Public Favorite for Kentucky Derby Arrives at Scene of Great Race p Accompanied by Stablemates and Several Other Derby Candidates — E. R. Bradleys Brokers Tip in Sensational Workout « LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 3.— The re- | , vised field for the Kentucky Derby, j with only three doubtful starters, is j II as follows: I Horse. Wt. Jockey. J Ladysman 126 . .R. Workman J Pomponius 126 J. Bejshak ! Head Play 126 H. W. Fisher j Charley O 126 C. Corbett j Brokers Tip 126 D. Meade ! Mr. Khayyam 126 P. Walls J Trace Call 126 B. Hanf ord J J Kerry Patch 126... L. Schaefer i Sarada : . 126 J. Gilbert I 1 Spicson 126 R. Fischer I Inlander 126 M. Garner j ! Dark Winter 126 R.Jones | i Strideaway 126 A. Beck Isaiah 126 .. .C. McCrossen t Fair Rochester 126 j t Pompoleon 126 f tGood Advice 126 I tSilent Shot 126 j ! tDoubtful. J +Likely to be withdrawn if track is ! | fast. I LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 3.— W. R. Coes Ladysman, public favorite for the Kentucky Derby ever since the entries for the classic were released and now quoted at 3 to 1, arrived at Churchill Downs this morning. The champion two-year-old of last year was accompanied by his stable companions, Pomponius and Pompoleon; B. B. Jones Trace Call and Willis Sharpe Kilmers Dark Winter. Their detraining was witnessed by a large crowd of horsemen and turfites. With these important additions all candidates for the Derby are on the grounds. This quintet increased to eleven the number of invaders and for the first time in many years the East will be represented by more starters than the West. Certain starters are: Ladysman, Pomponius, Head Play, Charley O., Brokers Tip, Mr. Khayyam, Trace Call, Kerry Patch, Sarada, Spicson, Inlander, Dark Winter, Strideaway, Isaiah and Fair Rochester. If the track is other than fast Silent Shot will be in the field and Good Advice and Pompoleon, the latter a Coe reserve candidate, are not .entirely out. Good Advice can clinch a chance at the honors with a good performance in the South Park Purse Thursday. Aside from short speed sharpeners Friday morning, nothing more will be asked of candidates, other than Good Advice and Fair Rochester. With the long training grind at an end, comparative quiet will prevail in the Derby camps until Saturday, when the field, representing the cream of three-year-olds will pull all sportive eyes to Churchill Downs. Sarada, F. A. Griffiths aspirant for Kentucky Derby honors, worked the Derby route of one mile and a quarter in 2:10, handily, and with his Derby weight up, soon after the field left the track after the third race this afternoon. He was rated perfectly in the long preparation, going the quarter in :25%, half mile in :50%, three-quarters in 1:16% and the mile in 1:43%. Trainer W. Mulholland directed the trial, the final important one for the son of Sir Gallahad III. Trainers of all expressed themselves as being satisfied and while several of them are hoping for an edge in racing luck, others believe their candidates will prove contenders with the breaks evenly distributed. LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 3.— The rising chances of the West to score in Saturdays fifty-ninth annual 0,000 added Kentucky Derby, Americas premier turf fixture, received another upward impetus when Brokers Tip, the hope of Col. E. R. Bradley, turned in a very flashy, if not remarkable trial, at Churchill Downs this morning. Working on a good track, the son of Black Toney and Forteresse went the full Derby distance of a mile and a quarter in 2:08%, nicely in hand, and running the final quarter faster than the first, convinced the many experienced horsemen who witnessed it, that he is a strong contender for Derby honors. From a time standpoint, the trial was very fast. The dull track was cuppy and in spots, slippery along the rail and the Bradley colt, like other of the candidates that received final stiff preparation during the morning, worked about eight feet out from the rail. He went the first seven-eighths unaccompanied and Boiling Water paced him the closing three-eighths, the latters presence keeping the Bradley candidate in resolute stride as he closed the long concluding conditioner. FAST RUN QUARTERS. On a number of watches. Brokers Tip was caught in :25% for the first quarter and with remarkable stamina, clocked off the last two furlongs in :25%. Time for the half mile was :51% and after completing three-quarters in 1:17% and se-en-eig-nths in 1:31, went on to the mile in 1:43%. During the last eighth of the mile, where Bo. ling Water was with him. Brokers Tip wen! in steadier style and apparently encouraged by his pacemaker or companion was equally as strong and determined when running the final quarter. In winning last years Derby. Burgoo King, the third Bradley winner of the classic, negotiated the closing quarter mile in :26%. He went the full distance on a fast track in 2:05%, and comparison brings out the smart qualities of Brokers Tips exceptional work. When Twenty Grand, the sensational 1931 Derby victor ran in track record time of 2:01%. one of the fastest performances at that distance in the annals of racing, he required :24% to negotiate the final quarter, and Gallant Fox. the 1930 winner, went the last quarter in :27 and the Derby route in 2:07%, on a good track. As a result of the fast trial, Brokers Tip is on many tongues and his Derby stock is virtually on a par with that of Head Play. Mrs. William Crumps fine candidate which accounted for the mile Preparation Purse here Tuesday. Aside from a superficial cut on his right hind leg, Head Play came out of the Preparation in fine condition. J. W. Parrishs Isaiah and the R. M. Eastman estates Charley O. second and third in Tues« days race, also suffered no ill effects. OTHER CANDIDATES WORK. Other candidates seen in their last long drills this morning were Lee Rosenbergs Kerry Patch, L. M. Seversons Spicson, W. T. Waggoner and Sons Strideaway, and John E. Hughes Silent Shot. J. M. Austins Good Advice and L. Jones and Sons Fair Rochester were given short "blovouts" as final preparation for racing Thursday. Kerry Patch went one mile and one-eighth in 2:00, driving; Spicson, one mile and a quarter in 2:10%, handily; and an additional eighth in 2:24%, easily; Silent Shot, one mile and one-eighth in 1:58%, handily, Strideaway, the Derby distance, in 2:11%, handily. The latter was paced by the older Quatre Bras II., the final three-quarters. The fractionals of time for the four were: Strideaway, quarter in :26%; half mile in :53; three-quarters in 1:18% and mile in 1:45. Spicson, quarter in :25%; half mile in :51%; three-quarters in 1:17%; mile in 1:44 and mile and one-eighth in 1:57. Kerry Patch, quarter in :25; half mile in :51%; three-quarters in 1:18 and the mile in 1:44%. Silent Shot, quarter in :25%; half mile in :51; three-quarters in 1:17% and mile in 1:44%.

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