Consistent the Blue Duke Again: Scores His Fourth Victory of Havana Meeting in Atlantic Handicap, Daily Racing Form, 1919-02-01


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CONSISTENT THE BLUE DUKE AGAIN Scores His .Fourth Victory of Havana Meeting in Atlantic Handicap Double for Marrone Stable. IIAVAXA, Cuba, January 31. J. J. Timmermans tlircc-vear-old. The Bine Duke, scored his fourth victory of the meeting at Oriental Park when he beat the favorite. Major Bonio, by a head this afternoon in tiie Atlantic Handicap, the feature of todays program. The Itlue Duke came from behind in a driving finish and just got tip in the final strides. This was The Itlue Dukes third victory in succession in ten starts at this meeting. He was unplaced I at once, and then in an all-aged handicap. He was asked to concede lumps of weight to some 1 1 horses. , , , , The J. Marrone stable scored a double today when Santiago and Fustian won, both being ridden by jot-key Troise. Itoth horses just managed to last long enough to win by the smallest mnrguins. Ius-lian paid the handsome dividend of fjGl.UO In the mutuels. Dragon Rock, the winner of the fifth raw, paid S35.40 in the machines. Godfrey Preece leaves shortly for Santiago at the request of President Menocal to help conch the military polo earn in the barracks at that city for Hie coming polo tournament o be held in Cuba. Senor A. II. Diaz lias retired the filly Lady Matchmaker to the stud, and she wil probably be bred to Orestes. Kingfisher was claimed yesterday by O. M. Ridge for 50 after being leaten in yesterday s rave.

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