Excellent Sport at Havana: Immense Crowd Witnesses a Well-Balanced Program-Ball Game an Added Attraction, Daily Racing Form, 1917-02-12


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EXCELLENT SPORT AT HAVANA. Immense Crowd Witnesses a Well-Balanced Program — Ball Game an Added Attraction. Havana. Cuba. February 11. — An immense crawd turned out at Oriental Park and witnessed a splendid afternoons sport provided by the Pllha-Anieri-can Jockey Club. Previous to the races there was an exciting baseball game in which Palermo, the U hints young twirler. pitched the Red Sox team to Victory over the Wiiite Sox by a score of 4 to 2. The racing pragmas was made lip of a scries of well balanced races and in a majority of the finishes the winners get home by small margins. The stabie ,f | . I.. Short scored w hen Laiua an I Parlor Bay aon the third and fourth races. Both horses were ridden by F.. Taplin. Lauras victory came i:i a selling race and after she had won she was bid up from *lih to 05, but was retained. L. Creapa, in whose int rest Inity ran was responsible for the bidding. Ihe opining race furnished an interesting finish in Which Captain Klliot ju-t lasted long enough to get the decision over Saraoc J. V.. Jr. The bitter would have won in a few more strides. King stalwart won the second r.irr. He drew away into a log lead on the far turn and was only cantering at the fiaisb. Kddie Taplin rode his s-conil wiener of the day when he got Laura up to win the third by a hind. The fifth race went lo Frontier, which moved np Into the lead on the far turn and v.as under a pull at the finish. Water Lee Beared in the list race after leading ill the way. though tiring b.iuh in the closing drive. Among todays arrivals were Judge Monck and Mrs. Monck. of Hamilton. Out., and C. Horabergt 1 and S. Marianthal. of Cincinnati.

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