Several Kentucky Oaks Nominees Drill for Race: Valdina Marl, Early Favorite for Stake, Breezes Three Furlongs, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-04


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Several Kentucky Oaks Nominees Drill tor Race RaceValdina Valdina Marl Early Favorite for Stake Breezes Three Furlongs FurlongsLOUISVILLE LOUISVILLE Ky May 3 Several nomr inees for the 5000 added Kentucky Oaks which stake will be decided for the sixty ninth time at Churchill Downs next Sat ¬ urday visited the track for drills on Sun ¬ day and Monday MondayValdina Valdina Farms Valdina Marl who is the present choice over her rivals for major honors in the Oaks came out Sunday morning and breezed three furlongs hi 37 Trainer Frank Catrone did not ask the Woodward homebred for any high turn of speed but announced that she would be asked for a nutfe serious drill during the week weekOther Other Oaks eligibles working on Sunday were Pete Coynes Modwena John Oliver Keenes In the Night Edwin K Thomas All Together and Mrs Jake Lowensteins Remind Modwena was sent an easy five furlongs in 108 In the Night breezed threeeighths in 38 while Remind and All Together each stepped six furlongs the former in 117 breezing and the latter in 118 handily handilyLeo Leo ODonnell Tall Trees Stable condi ¬ tioner ordered mile works Monday for Blue Moonlight and Convivial the former turning the distance in 145 handily while the latter worked the same route in 143 impressively Lady Melrose who may carry the silks of T C Melrose Cleveland Hotel execu ¬ tive in the Oaks was another to turn in a good drill Lady Stardust gave notice that she may be a serious contender in the Saturday feature when she worked six furlongs in 114 handily the best three quarter mile move of the morning

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