Havana Turf Happenings: Immense a Filly of Great Speed and High Promise, Daily Racing Form, 1917-02-08


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HAVANA TURF HAPPENINGS IMMENSE A FILLY OF GREAT SFEED AND HIGH PROMISE. Kins Tuscans Improvement Under Intelligent Treatment — Cuban Climate Beneficial to Thoroughbreds — McCaffcrtys Plans. By T. K. Lynch. ll.iv;iii:i. Ciili:i. F"hruary 7. — WlUtaa Duuilas. the electrician in targe f the mutual plsata at * » i-i ratal Park and 1 1 •• - Kentucky tracks, became the owner di :i winning thoroughbred when the thrcc-yeur-etd Ininion o wen hen- Wednesday. Immense as :i two-year-old showed sensational trials. W. . Scully told Daadaa th.it lie raw tkc filly work a quarter over the Lexington track one morning during a slight mow storm in 23%. O. 1!. Kryson was notified by secretary Cromwell of liis aiiiiointnienl as chairman of the committee of tkc Havana branch of the Thoroughbred Horse Association, r.tyson also acts as secretary and treasurer of the association lure. Quite a few Dotroiters are here attending the races, among them Howard Pearson, sporting editor of the Detroit Journal. William Swart, former owner of the Cadillac hotel. James Cam m lag a. who is interested in tkc Detroit baseball club, Hugh Jennings, manager of the Tigers, Walter Iir idy. who is •connected with the Catted States Tire Company, and Louis J. Hoffman, one of Detroits big real estate oMfcrators. II. I. Dedwel! left for l.anvl. Maryland. Tfintoj Hfl was nocomiinnicd by iiis family bill left his horses here in I half! of K. J. StVins. The latter was quite successful with Kcdwells second string on the half mile circuit in Canada last year. There were seme Blatters at Bed wells farm tnat r -quired iiis attention. Several of liis mares are due to foal and some of tkc horses lie left there in win-t •:• quarters must be taken up. In the latter division arc Sir Edgar. Manokin. Puchanau Brady and the Hthelb.rt eatts that he purchased of August Belmont 1 ist fall. Before leaving Badwcll said that his plans were to take a run down to New Orleans after he straightened out matters at liis place at Laurel. The Case of King Tuscan. The sprinter Ktag Tuscan in the I.edw-l! stable lias developed into one of tin- liest horses hire. Last sunimt r tkc horse was a roarer an 1 Bedwell tried his best to dispose of liim. He offered tin horse to several parties for 1560 and finally seat him to Stevens, at the half-mile tracks, with instructions to race him and take the first offer made. Killf Tuscan began to improve under Stevens training and his v.: ad kept getting better. lie won a couple of races and Kodwell then derided to keep Mas. At tke present meeting at Oriental Dark King Tuscan has won six races, been second twice and third once. Eddie T. is another Useful horse that Kedwcll has here and which his more than paid hi-- way. This colt was pwrckaaed by Stevens at Kenning for 8 from Thomas Stratum. He was i no of a number of yearlings that H. T. Oxnard sent from his funs to Denning to lie shaped up for the sales ring at Saratoga. lie was taken dowa with ever and was left over with instructions to sell him for anything or to give him away. Stevens was at Bewaiag looking for a couple of l.ien to work at Bedwefla farm ;.t Laurel. He was told of the colt and was asked to make an offer. When be said 5, he was told t:.;;t lie owied a horse. The colt was sent to Laurel and when Bedwell looked him over, he decided to give him a chance. Last year Eddie T. won ten races and during the present meeting he has been first four times and second five time-.. The climate bcre certainly agrees with some horses and it is a well-known fact that BBaaj take on flesh her-, no matter how hard they nnv be raced. Liberator, Silver Dill. .1. B. Harrell, Jerry. Louise stone. Malabar, March Court. Mac, Refugee. tUmwajr, Sir Wcllons. Shooting Star and Tuosit res are saaac that have done well here. All of them have bin frequent winners. The thirteen nionticiiod. with King Tuscan and Eddie T.. Ii.-nc won no less than fifty -nine races here this winter. When J. D. Ooodman claimed Liberator from T. C. McDow 11 in Kentucky last year, that gentleman remarked that he had not only no hard feelings toward Geedssun, but would give him a bit of information about the horse. "Dont ever expect to win a nice with this bene when lie has more than 105 pounds in the saddle." Tksse wks have seen Liberator race at oriental Dark with as aaaeh as I2S pounds up, know that he is capable of doing great things with an impost of this ckararter; in fact .Mr. McDowell has a surpri-o in store fir him., an I if Ifcasdhnafl can keep tke asn of Plant: les in his present cwadition, there will be f-w anrintera racing in Kentucky next apring that will be able to concede him weight. Veteran Trainer After Horses. John J. McCafferty is here again: this time wilii a small string of what lacks like useful material. Hi stall- includes besides Keno and Kay oLight the three-year old Oakwood liny. Ho arrived from New Orleans a few days ago and his horses shipped In good condition. McCanTerty had an oiler t go to Argentine next aprtag to train a big string but finally decided to stick it out in the states. Ih- outlook fat the bona show which will be held at Oriental Dark by the Cuban-American International Hois- show Association, February -1 to March 1. is particularly bright A cihli grain from New York announces that up to Saturday. February L7. 400 entries had been received. General Manager Taylor roams the opinion that there will be it least lOt more entries including army horses. ttcscrratiana have already I n made at the local hotels f ,r Miss Lida Khitnian. who will bring several of her famous saddle bona a, among them the hampion Watiien. a thoroughbred of high order. Dooms bare also been engaged for William A. Ilaz-nard, president of the Dido Association; Li tdsej Lacing of Boston; Harry Denawhy of Plymouth. .1 . ; Ernest S. White ad gyrsinw, brother of c governor Horace E. White; John L. ffnsbnrll, president of the .Spring! ield. Ohio. Horse Show anil son of a former govirnor of that state; Charles E. Dunn of Peoria, 111., and A. W. Atkinson of Philadelphia. Walter Fletcher Smith has donated a collar made of Cuban gold coins valued at . If is a handsome affair and will In* offered for tke In i harness berae not under 15.1 or over i.*,.;t to ix-shown to a runabout anil diivwn by a lady. Among the high jumpers to be shown here will be the famous bone Confidence. Dick Douuelly will come down to ride him.

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