F. D. Weir Continues Winning Way: Tetley Captures Stake Feature of Oriental Parks Most Pretensions Program, Daily Racing Form, 1919-01-20


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F. D. WEIR CONTINUES WINNING WAY Totioy Captures Stako Feature of Oriental Parks Hcit Proteatious Program of the Season. HAVANA. Cuba, January 19. What was considered one of the best programs ever offered by tlie Cuba-American Jockey Club was carded this afternoon at Oriental Park. There were seven races, including as features the Oriental Iark Handicap at a mile and a sixteenth, and the Hippodrome Handicap, a three-quarters of a mile dash. Tlie former had nn added value of ,500, while the latter was of 00. The field in both races were made up of some of the best horses on the grounds and the result of both furnished surprises. Cleek beat a band of fast sprinters in the Hippodrome, while Tetley, carrying the colors of F. D. Weir, won the stake feature. The track was in splendid condition and fast time was made. The attendance was the largest of the present season. Orestes, a great favorite with the Havana ractgoers. was a starter in tlie Hippodrome and finished third. He was ridden by jockey Knapp. It was the hitters first mount since his arrival here. Tlie Loft racer Dcckniate was also a starter for the first time today. Besides Tetley, Mr. Weir sent another winner to the post when Hamilton A. beat a sood band of platers ih the third. Tetleys victory marked tlie twentieth tlie Weir stable has scored at this meeting, the total earnings amounting to over 1,000. Dreyer, the stable jockey, had the mount on both these winners, as well as on Guide Post and John W. Klein, making seven winners in . two days. George W. Loft lias cabled his trainer, Mux Hirsch, that he will arrive from Florida tomorrow, coming here for an extended stay. The Cuba-American Jockey Club has announced that as soon as the weather permits there will be ra"cing every day, including Mondays. The first race for two-year-olds this year at Oriental Park will bo run on Tuesday.

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