Hocnir Wins Oriental Park Feature: Azurita a Speedy Two-Year-Old Filly - Kay Spence Scores a Double Victory, Daily Racing Form, 1919-01-30


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HOCNIR WINS ORIENTAL PARK FEATURE Azurita a Speedy Two -Year-Old Filly Kay Spenco Scores a Double Victory. HAVANA. Cuba, January 29. The Sobre las. Mares Over the Seas Handicap was featured by the Part. It carried 800 added by tlife association and was over- the mile and a sixteenth course. It brought out a good field, and Kay Spence furnished the winner in Hocnlr. which came from behind and beat Belle Roberts by a length. Wise Man was the favorite, and with Knapp in .the saddle forced the pace until the last sixteenth, where the impost of 122 ouiids began to tell. In the final drive he tired and finished outside the money, being beaten half a length for third place by Deckmate. Senor A. H. Diaz Red Cross filly Azurita accounted for the two -year-old race, which she won by half a length from Ford in a driving finish. The winner ran the quarter in twenty-two seconds, which equaled the track record made by Dr. Hall a few days ego. Diadi, a first-time starter at this meeting, won the second race under a strong ride and just got up iu time to beat the odds-on favorite, Jeffery, by a head. Walter Mack made a runaway affair of the fourth race, in which some speedy selling platers finished back of him. Incidentally it marked a double victory for the Spence stable. Bevelry James performed in creditable fashion to score in the third, coming from the rear and overtaking the leaders in the stretch to win by a half length from Frascuelo. Scorpii accounted for the final race, iu which John Graham and Schemer, the two most favored in the betting, were left at the. post. Jockey J. Ietz, a recent arrival from New York, had his first mount of the meeting on the two-year-old Pie, which finished fourth. Harry F. Sinclair, president of the old Federal League, was a visitor, accompanied by Capt. L. E. Warring and several financiers from the States. They are here to look over some oil property.

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