Still Doing Well at Oriental Park, Daily Racing Form, 1915-12-25


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STILL DOING WELL AT ORIENTAL PARK. Havana, Cuba, December 24. — Well-backed horses won a majority of the races at Oriental Park this afternoon. Conditions could not have been improved upon, the weather being delightful and the track in splendid condition. Skiles Knob, an even money chance, found it easy to win the opening race. Queen Apple, favorite for the following race, was beaten by Ruth Strickland, the second choice. Moucreif. quoted at odds-on. found it easy to win the third. Tener was held at odds-on for the fourth, but lost all chance when Lapaille pulled him up at the start and the purse went to Nathan R., another of the choices. Water Lily hud to be ridden out to gain the verdict over Nash the extreme outsider of the fifth. While Zoroaster was involved in a jam at the start of the final race. Hying Feet was out in front with a margin that the favorite was unable to overcome after obtaining a clear course. There were many new arrivals, among them Fred Cook, who joined the ranks of the bookmakers. H. G. Bedwell has purchased Chevron from J. 0. and G. II. Keene. M. Murphy fractured his collar bone as the result of a fall while galloping Hester.

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