High Class Racing at Oriental Park: High Gear Equals Track Record for Three Quarters of a Mile-Zululand Shown Great Speed, Daily Racing Form, 1919-02-06


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HIGH CLASS RACING AT ORIENTAL PARK High! Gear Equals Track Record for Three-Quarters of a Mile Zululand Shows Great Speed. HAVANA, Cuba, February 5. High-class racing this afternoon at Oriental Park resulted in the track record of 1:11 for three-quarters- of a mile being equaled by Kay Spences High Gear, which won the fourth race, defeating Sister Susie, the first time the latter, has been beaten at this meeting; Other" j;ood rnees were witnessed, especially tin; Costa Rica Handicap, in which Senor Ai H. Diaz Zululand won easily in 1:414,S, running the mile" -and fifty yards only ltmr-f if tlis- of a second slower than; the record.- Jockey- Nolan had Zulu-land in hand all the way, the Diaz colt going- into the lead after disposing of Sir Welions, the .early pacemaker., and easily resisting the best efforts of Faux-Col, which gamely endeavored to overtake the winner without avail. Circulated victory in the third marked another fast performance, the three-quarters being run in 1:11. Conscription, a, Frcnchrbred filly by Sweeper-Census, earned her first brackets when she won by a neck over Lamp Post in the opener. -Aliother close finish came in the second race, only a small margin separating the first four horses at the finish. Manganese winning, with Pajaroita II. iu second place and Fro2en Glen third. Backers of favorites enjoyed a good day, practically all the winners being either first or second choices. Surplice was claimed by L. Brown for ,200, while Manganese was claimed by O. Rice for 00. John Moore, who has been ill in a local hospital, is recovering.

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