Spence Saddles Two Havana Winners: But His Hodge, Heavily Backed in Principal Race of the Day, Is Badly Beaten., Daily Racing Form, 1919-03-26


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SPENCE SADDLES TWO HAVANA WINNERS WINNERSBut But His Hodge Heavily Backed in Principal Race of the Day Is Badly Beaten HAVANA Cuba March 25 The Florida Handicap a dash of threequarters of n mile with a purse of 700 was the feature of the program offered by the CubaAmerican Jockey Club this afternoon It brought together a field of good sprinters and furnished a splendid contest Milkman winning by a length from High Low after a long hard stretch drive The horses raced in a close bunch for fiveeighths when The Blue Duke dropited out Hodge tin heavily backed favorite was on the extreme out ¬ side of his opponents from the start was carried wide the entire race and but for thid he might have won as he was beaten only a head by Sur ¬ plice for third money Plain moneyPlain Bill a twoyearold by Ivan the Terrible and which races in the colors of Kay Spence beat a band of youngsters in the opening race He made all the pace and won easily incidentally equaling the track record for the half mile running the dis ¬ tance in 48 seconds secondsThe The Westmoreland colors which have been none too successful here during the winter were car ¬ ried to victory by Prince Bonero which like Plain Bill led all the way and won easily Kay easilyKay Spence saddled his second winner of the day when Conscription won the third He was hard ridden to shake off opposition in the home ¬ stretch and finally beat Miss Wright by a length Iron Boy just lasted long enough in the fifth to beat Duke Ruff by a head and the sixth fell to Bonnie lengthMessrs Toss which Iwat Guide Post a length Messrs Tolon and Fernandez have shipped to their Armouia Stud near Matanzas the twoyear old Ford brother to Spring Bourd The colt is t be fired and turned out for the summer Blaze away a Waterboy stallion which they purchased a few weeks back will be included in the ship ¬ ment as well as a halfsister to Wise Man Blazeaway takes the place of Sir TVellons as head of the Armenia Stud

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