Pavot Accomplishes Fast Three-Quarters Workout: Covers Distance in 1:131/5 Against Strong Head Wind, Daily Racing Form, 1945-06-01


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| Pavot Accomplishes Fast Three-Quarters Workout Covers Distance in 1:1 V/s Against Strong Head Wind JAMAICA, L. I., N. Y., May 31.— Pavot, the unbeaten son of Case Ace and Coqueli-cot, owned by Walter M. Jeffords, amazed workwatchers at Belmont Park during the morning training hours. Pavot stepped along six furlongs in 1:13%, but the trial was from the starting gate and against a strong head wind. The force of the miniature gale caused workwatchers to seek the sheltered end of the large stand. Pavot was unaccompanied in his trial and everyone agreed that had he been urged slightly the time registered on a dozen or mora stop watches could have been bettered. The son of Case Ace was ridden by his regular exercise boy and left from the start-!ing stall without delay. He stepped along i the first quarter mile in :24 and then when fully settled in his stride raced through the next quarter in :23, or :47 for the half-imile. The five furlongs time in 1:00 flat was called out and then the boy reached for stronger holds and the colt finished out the final furlong in :13»5. The first five furlongs were established in the teeth of the young gale and was looked upon by all as a phenomenal effort. Pavot will be seen under colors during the early stages of the Belmont Park meeting as a final prep for his first major engagement, the Preakness at Pimlico on June 16. There are several races in the book, including stakes and handicaps, to which the unbeaten one is eligible. Devil Diver, the sprint champion from the Greentree Stable, was given a test for Ins Toboggan Handicap engagement. In this featured offering the opening day of the Westchester Racing Association meeting, the Greentree Stable colorbearer will carry 135 pounds or one more than he carried in his success in that stake last year. He was sent six furlongs in 1:14, the first half-mile in :4833. Hillyer Court, owned by H. McL Fenwick, who by his sudden and unexpected bolt in an overnight race at Jamaica on Tuesday, caused a spill, was worked in company this morning over the main track. He was with Jaquita and raced straight and true throughout. Hillyer Court was on the inside and at no stage of the trial, seven furlongs in 1 :28, showed any inclination to deviate from a straight path. Steeplechase enthusiasts watched the schooling of a dozen or more horses through the field during the morning hours. In the lot were many newcomers to the jumping ranks.

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