Sweep Clean Victorious: Wins Grand National Handicap after a Great Finish, Daily Racing Form, 1921-02-14


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SWEEP CLEAN VICTORIOUS Wins Grand National Handicap After a Great Finish. ♦ Defeats Mayor House by Small Margin in Rough Race — Lancaster on Three Winners. HAVANA Cuba. Kcbiiuy IS. The Cold.applo S.ibbs sweep clean, ridden by Jockej K Barnes. beat Mayor House by a head in the 0,000 l.raad National Handicap, the finish being most exciting, with both Parties and Klelcher roughing ii all the way through the i stretch. In the hist few strides Pleteber let n,, ,,f Mayor Houses head and Ihe horse sprawled a fit. Mayor House aad Sweep ban ran lorw.iidly throughout, the former setting a fast pace, with Sweep Clean ill close pursuit under siight restraint. Entering Co- homestretch P.. lines brought his mount up on the outside ani sol on almost equal terms with Mayer House. At the threee eighths post both horses gad riders began fighting t oat, eeatinaiag all through ihe homestretch, with Sweep Clean cltinu the decision in the last stride. Matinee Idol ran third, beaten half a length lor see,, ml place. The latter had a roach trip in the early atages and. stumbling, went to iis knees at the half mile past, but staii.sl to run ia the homestretch and closed with great sp d. going fastest of all at the end. The stake w.is worth S1O.O90 net io the winner. At the conclusion of ihe race, the stewards held an Investigation, b.lh Panics ami Fletcher being before them for a ruling. The decision will probably be announced tomorrow. Jockey Lancaster was much iu Ihe llmeliglll tiis i ft. i noon, riding three wieners. The seven-year-old mare Sybil was tin outstanding choice iii the opening dash, but tan much below her lust form and was In! home bj Willi" Woods, Nobleman and Prime Boat re they finishing iu the ud.T earned, the fust mentioned snatching victory from Nobleman in the last strides of a sensational finish. There was another up-• t ii! the second race, both American Baglr and Different Ryes, the most favored ones ,n the speculation meeting defeat, the winner turning up in Merry Feast, with Brig of War a close second. After Mose UoMblatts Pnrhehru I. ad raced into in easj lead at the sixteenth post of tie- third wee Kennedy, who had tic mount on the filly, almost three the race awaj by oasinc up the daughter of Peter Pan She was lucky to win by a nolle, with lieneral -l. M. Gomel gaining with every stride. The Armenia Stables Lackawanna came right back today ami showed a sparkling p rformance in the fourth at one mile and three sixteenths. Bhi raced into a teg lead early and • asify held i! throughout, while Ilolph. tunning in Improved form. oatstayed Buck Nail for second money. RACING DAILY FROM NOW ON. Raciag every daj of the week at Oriental Park will be inaugurated Ibis week and be continued until the termination of the season. This innovation promises to be papular with the racegoers ami horse men alike. For this Monday a good caul of si races gag been provided, wilh well filled field evenly matched and a fine brand of racaag i* bound io result. Jockej KctineiM was suspended five days 1 r longli riding in the third race, while McDermotl go ten days f.,r the same offense iu Ihe fifth. For lie first lime this year tin- bah. racers are asked to travel an increased distance of three and » half furlongs in tomorrows entries. Ihe Cuba American Handicap w ill he lie- next ■lake to engage attention of Havana race goers and jit will have its renewal next Sunday. The added atone; has been raised from S1.50U to *-.~ Ht. niong ihe forty-three eligibies are a number of prominent Cuban Derby candidates. The race is c cinsiveiy for three-year-otda at three-qitartera of a mile. ; Jockej Beyle leaves Monda.i for his home in to lout". Canada, whore he will enjoy a brief test before reporting to Harrj Kites stable at Baltimore. When the field w.,s lea v tag the paddock lor the ! first race. Al Porter, one of the carded su-tos. i reared. unseated Merimee and ran around Hie ■k to tie- three-"U«rter mil,- i«a where he jumped the fence and ran through Ihe stable en ..oso.c ihe siew. mis ordered htm scratched and nil waeera on him refunded. Harry M. Stevens, owned bj 8. K Allen, will be out of commission for seine time due " serious injuries sustained, when he ran into the inner rail iu tin- sixth race last Sntuiday. The impact br ke the fence and a tea inch splinter pierced the horses high. .looko.v c. ii. Miihr departs Monday morning. via New Orleans and will report to .lack liokls i borough, training tharlea A. Htoaehams burses a j Craves, i,.l a

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