Long Shots Score at Havana.: Majority of Winners at Oriental Park Liberally Quoted in Betting---Ideal Day for Sport., Daily Racing Form, 1917-03-16


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LONG SHOTS SCORE AT HAVANA. Majority of Winners at Oriental Park Liberally Quoted in Betting — Ideal Day for Sport. Havana. Cuba. March 13. — Taking an early lead. B. Stanslnays llamerkop. an outsider, carried Off the s ml race at Oriental lark this afternoon, but had to be bard ridden in the last sixteenth to will by less than I length. Hrown lrince was a contend, r all the way and with Zodiac famished a pretty race for second place. Zodiac finishi d with a rush anil ran second, beating Brown Priaee by a neck. Mrs. Mi 1: sted just long enough in the five-eighths of a mile dash, the opening race of the dav. to win from lalm Leaf She sprinted into an easy lead on the backstreteh. but tiled fast near the end, while lalm Leaf finished with a rush, gaining at everj stride. bar weather and a fast track made tin day an idal one for raeing and a good sized mid week TOWd turned out to witness the spurt losing up with a rush on the homestretch. Water Lee came from fifth place to beat out Castara and fiaao in the third race, a dash of three-quarters of :i mile. Oaao led into tin- stretch but tired allowing Castara to take second plan-. Regular, quoted at odds ef ir to 1. carried off tin- fourth race, finishing Willi a rath to take the P bad in the final strides and win by a half length. BrookfieM set a fast early paCC, but weakened at the end, finishing second.

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