Four of Derby Candidates Engage in Final Preps, Daily Racing Form, 1948-05-01


view raw text

Four of Derby Candidates Engage in Final Preps PrepsCHURCHILL CHURCHILL DOWNS Louisville Ky April 30 Four of six probable Kentucky Pevhy candidates appeared on the Church ¬ ill Downs track for final preps this morn ¬ ing Calumet Farms Citation broke off at the threeeighths pole and crossed the finish line in 362s moving easily His stablemate Coaltown will blow out tomor ¬ row morning morningBen Ben F Whitakers My Request who is generally expected to provide the chief opposition to the Calumet coalition breezed a halfmile in 50 stepping the first three furlongs in 37 W L Branns Escadru went a half in 50 picking up speed after a slow start and getting the final threeeighths in 36 36Walmac Walmac Farms Billings breezed three furlongs in 36 without effort Mrs John Payson Adams California candidate Grandpere is expected to be given a brief blowout tomorrow morning morningNone None of the Derby candidates can be faulted on condition

Persistent Link:
Local Identifier: drf1948050101_2_3
Library of Congress Record: