Handsome Teddy Drills Seven Furlongs In 1:30 in Move for Preakness Prep: Breezes in Pimlico Trial For Mondays Race; Arroz And Jampol Also Prospects, Daily Racing Form, 1952-05-09


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HANDSOME TEDDY Gustavo Smiths colorbearer works well Handsome Teddy Drills Seven Furlongs In 730 in Move for Preakness Prep Breezes in Pimlico Trial For Mondays Race Arroz And Jampol Also Prospects ProspectsBy By CHARLES HATTON HATTONPIMLICO PIMLICO Baltimore Md May 8 Racing this weekend will be notable for what might be called the finals for the 75000 added Preakness a week from Saturday it was indicated on the scene of the famous old Baltimore classic this morning Gustave Smiths flashy chestnut Handsome Teddy entertained a large gal ¬ lery of workwatchers here today when he skipped along seven furlongs in 130 in anticipation of next Mondays 10000 Preakness Prep at a mile and an eighth The track was in splendid condition and dockers caught the Flushing n colt in 24 49 and 116 breezing all the way Meanwhile trainer Wally Dunn of Mrs Gordon Guibersons dusky California stretch runner Arroz indicated that he may start the son of War Glory in the Prep which will be run as a stake event for the first time this spring And from neighboring Garden State Park came word that Max Kahlbaums Jampol Handsome Teddys Chesapeake rival will ship here tomorrow for the Maryland Jockey Clubs Preakness preview Trainer Woody Stephens of Arthur Abbotts hardhitting Blue Man said that the son of Blue Swords will pass the Prep to work instead then await the Preakness itself It is just pos ¬ sible that Roaring Bull who won a close one here yesterday will reappear in the Prep And High Ground Stables Comte deGrasse also is an intended starter starterWhile While connections of the Preakness eligibles already in the vicinity are deciding whether to work them or start in the Prep several of those still in New York are pointing for Saturdays Withers Mile Charlie McAdam Count Flame Armaged ¬ don One Count Lord Priam and Primate are Withers candidates who are more or less probable Preakness starters Mrs Walter Jeffords One Count projected him ¬ self into the picture in bold relief when he won aonile and a sixteenth race by eight leisurely lengths at Belmont Park yesterday Trainer Oscar White long has felt this son of Count Fleet and the stakes winner Ace Card has potentialities potentialitiesA A census on shedrow today showed five Preakness probables now on the scene in Blue Man Arroz Roaring Bull Comte deGrasse and Handsome Teddy Dixianas Sub Fleet is expected from Churchill Downs this weekend and trainer Ben Jones who arrives tomorrow to saddle Real Delight for the BlackEyed Susan now plans to ship the probable favorite Hill Gail from the Louisville course on Mon ¬ day or Tuesday TuesdayA A total of 15 now are considered prospec ¬ tive Preakness starters with a possibility of several additions and subtractions be ¬ fore the band strikes up Maryland My Maryland on May 17 These are Arma ¬ geddon Arroz Blue Man Charlie McAdam Comte deGrasse Count Flame Handsome Teddy Hill Gail Jampol Lord Priam One Count Primate Roaring Bull Sub Fleet and Suggested SuggestedHill Hill Gails connections have reiterated that his filled leg has responded satisfac ¬ torily to treatment and presumably he may be accounted a definite starter barring an ¬ other flareup in his final works The 75000 question here on the hilltop con ¬ cerns how are they going to beat him And it is expected that he will be an even shorterpriced favorite for the Preakness than he was for the Derby though he will be confronted with some fresh horses who did not appear in the Rose Run RunThe The Preakness route of a mile and three sixteenths shorter by a sixteenthmile than the Derby distance is expgcted to be in his favor in that it affords his rivals that much less distance in which to wear him down downSeveral Several of dapper Eddie Arcaros con ¬ temporaries have remarked that Hill Gail does not appear quite so formidable when he can be brought to a drive but in the minds of the general public he simply has too much speed for other Preakness pros ¬ pects And trainers of some of the latter have commented that if he can bring off the Preakness in the same decisive fashion he won the Derby few will care to choose him in the Belmont Stakes which follows even though it is a mile and half Victories in the Preakness and Belmont would of course make him the ninth American Triple Crown winner and the second sired by Calumets noted Bull Lea No stallion has yet sent up two winners of the three great spring classics classicsPimlicos Pimlicos meet is picking up in both the quality of the offerings and public interest as it progresses toward the climactic Preakness The Stevens caterers report a tremendous demand for luncheon party reservations both this Saturday when the 20000 BlackEyed Susan will be pro ¬ grammed and on Preakness Day Mary ¬ land Jockey Club executives feel that the live telecast of the Derby stimulated unusual interest in the second of the Triple Crown events which also is to be televised televisedApparently Apparently Calumet is going to furnish the favorite for the Filly Preakness as the BlackEyed Susan is called in addition to the MJCs richest stake Real Delight is reported by Charles Slow and Easy Martin one of the Joneses veteran horse ¬ men to have shipped here in excellent fashion She is to breeze an easy half over the course tomorrow and will have Arcaro who won the Kentucky Oaks and Ashland with her in the stirrups for Saturdays mile and an eighth Jones will be on hand to saddle her Mrs Wright coming here from Calumet to root for the strapping daughter of Bull Lea and Blue Delight

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