Light Showers at Havana: Fails to Affect the Racing and Track at Oriental Park, Daily Racing Form, 1921-02-12


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j ] | I j . i I 1 I J : , . 1 ; 1 . lap , , I I ! ; * I . I 1 | • : I I ~ 1 1 ? a ! ■ i 1 it K LIGHT SHOWERS AT HAVANA ♦ Fails to Affect the Racing and Track at Oriental Park. » Manokin and Byrne Among Favorites to Win — Much Interest in Sundays Big- Race. HAVANA Cuba, Pehruary 11 -Light riwweru fell previous i,. t!:. running of tie fi,-*t race, hut ihad little effect mi the going, the track reui.iining good. Todays caul wa* made up of a aerie* of claiming races and tin best routes! of the after-aeon came with tin- running- of the third race, in whirii shy Ami came from behind in the . toeing sirido* to beat The Caquirer by a nose. Shy Ami w i* ridden b Lancaster. The fillj ran in Improved form -.i hi- previous effort. Sac made ground steadily and. after overtaking The Kn-1 qnirer in the stretch, outgaaaed him in a hot fia-f i-ii. the result of which was in doubt until thi t number* wen- hung up. The Astronomer filly Janice Leama wa* returned winner of the opeadng dash after Honest George, a M20-to-l shot, threatened to make a runaway of it. Aft r tin- latter had l.-d p, the last eighth he tired suddenly and the filly, coming like a streak of lightning, passed him as if lie wen- standing still. to draw away a safe lead. Manokin was the preference in the second race and made good in real race bat at fashion, holding-hi-, opponents safe after going a half mile. Byrue was an Her favorite to score, leading all lie- way in the fourth without meeting any M-ii..n opposition. Ten maiden three-year-olda ami over met in i si fifth and now -Miss Hllarit] is no longer a maiden, ihe Ballet fill.v earning the decision under ■ ro ii--in ride on the par; of Ienman. W. li. Iiowlim.. sheriff ,.r Duval County, Kl.i.. wa- an : ival Jacksonville. He was accompanied ■: i . Howell, a prominent citizen of the il .ii, hi metropolis. J. W. Pangle purchased a; a private sale tin* li cerj colt Mesa Kit. The latin- bna been turned over to Arthur Wariey, who will race him on the half mile tracks in Canada. Larry Doyle left with hi* family tor Sew Vol; this morning ••. meet his neu employer, .1. Mc- Cafferty, and after attending the fug of the luterpntional League win go to Toronto for a few days, tli.-n t.. Texas. The Grand National Handicap for 0,000 added, around which tin. racing secretary will build a rani of surpassing brilliancy for Sunday * racing. ha* great possibilities and has narrowed down to * ven teen i iiuiiih-*. comprising the best horses in lor.:] training. If there are ten starters, which -- -, not .nir -et-ibie. the rare will have a groan value of 2,000. Most of the boraea which recently mi in ihe running of the i i ■ -. i President Men ■.:! Handicap are eligible for the race and the field will be composed of much the same horses which contested for thai rich prise. . According to advices received Prlday the auex- ; cted termination of raring at Sew Orleans will a use a big exodus to Oriental Park. Quite a aum- i. r of stables have mad.- shipping plans to come here. The followers of the sport will Journey -with the while a mini., i of the better class ri eis are also arranging to come over as s „.■, a* they can secure ; asapoi Is,

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