Next Sundays Racing Off: Oriental Park to Remain Closed on Cubas Day of Mourning, Daily Racing Form, 1919-12-04


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NEXT SUNDAYS RACING OFF i i Oriental Park to Remain Closed on Cubas Day of Mourning. .. Kentuckians Win Majority of Wednesdays Races Many New Arrivals. HAVANA. Cuba, December 3. Next Sunday is Maeeo day in Cuba and a day of national mourning. The Cuba-American Jockey and Auto Club has always respected the customs of the people of the island and co-operated with them whenever the occasion demanded. For that reason manager II. D. Brown and his associates have decided that out of respect to the Cuban people and the solemnity of the occasion there will be no racing at Oriental Park next Sunday. As usual Monday .will be the off day and the entries for. Tuesdays racing will close Sunday. Kentucky horses were much in evidence at Oriental Park this afternoon. Horsemen from that section furnished the winners in a majority, of the races. Hatrack. running under the colors of J. J. Keyes for the first time, provee an easy winner in the opening dash. Then followed a trio of successes for the Kentuckians when Marys Magneto, Blanche Donalton and Yorkville won. The fifth race provided the days feature and proved an easy victory for Hank ODay, the old gelding leading all the way .by a wide margin. Unar scored another victory for the local turfman. M. Kolin. a recent recruit to racing, when he led throughout in the sixth race to win in commanding style. Key Mars defeat in tji. third race was. tbeunnly outstandfrig upset of the day, fhe winner, in the other races being well backed and the favorites. II. G. Woods, acting for J. U. Keyes, a local business man, purchased at private sale from Sehor A. II. Diaz the two-year-old Hatrack. Woods has the useful colt Polar Cub and the old plater Sure-get here. He will leave for Hot Springs in a couple of weeks, where he will be joined in wedlock with Miss Hazel Adair. News reached here today of the death of James Campion, who for many years was employed about metropolitan courses. He has lately been acting as a bookmakers clerk. He was taken sick in Haiti-more and died after a short illness. In the consignment which readied here from Maryland yesterday were the racers Sir Edgar, Rockaree. Maxims Choice, King Tuscan, Hazelnut. Virgie Lee, Heredity, Hello Pardner, Hohokus and Daisy L. J. W. Pangle, representing II. P. Whitney, sold to the Armonia Stable a yearling colt by Peter Pan Tree Dove for a private consideration. A brother and sister won races at Oriental Park yesterday afternoon when Enos captured the second race and Leoti Fay won the fourth. W. C. Weant has sold at private sale to M. E. Thompson the platers Lenora P. and Annabelle. Owner A. Tempest arrived from Maryland today witli the horses Hazelnut and Attorney Muir. Paddock judge W. W. Lyles, who remained in Maryland until the close of the Bowie meeting, arrived this morning and assumed his duties during the afternoon. Mortimer Shaw, who is one of- -the -pari-mutuel calculators, arrived Wednesday morning from Maryland. Starter Milton placed Nightcap, Hops - and Baby Bonds on his schooling list.- Among the stables due to reach here from Bowie are those of N. K. Beal. D. S. Fountain, F. Kearns, T. E. Crist. W. C. Daly, Frank Dayton and Orlando Yzquierdo. The Dayton stable comprises among others the speedy horses War Zone. Janice Roberts and Bill McCloy. This will be the N. K. Beal stables first season in Cuba. U. J. Hak, the well-known horseman, lias been advised by cable of the death of his sister in Bethel, Ohio. Among the jockeys who arrived from Maryland this morning were Arthur Collins, W. Collins, A. Tryon, C. Miller and R. McCrann. W. J. OBrien is due Saturday. D. Boland is in from Kentucky and will probably ride for Col. J. De Estrampes.

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