Big Attendance at Oriental Park, Daily Racing Form, 1917-12-17


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BIG ATTENDANCE AT ORIENTAL PARK Havana, Cuba, December 10. Fully 5,000 people witnessed the racing at Oriental Park today. The weather was ideal for outdoor sport, the track lightning fast and the sport of a high-class order. Orinulu accounted for the Mantanzas Handicap, the feature offering of the day when he outgamed Olga Star in a close finish. Bulger, urgyed the first race of the afternoon, "winning easily after making up ground steadily from a slow start. The next race went to Detour, whicli was tiring fast and had to be ridden out to; -withstand the closing challenge of Jojam. Lady Jane Grey disappointed her admirers when she failed to finish inside the money in the third race, which Blanchita won in easy fashion. Interesting and closely contested were the races won by Clark M. and Prince Fhllsthorpe. It was the -lattors first victory this year. P. J. Williams saddled two of the days winners in Blanchita and Clark M. Jockeys E. Taplin and T. McCullough were among the late arrivals.

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