Wins Cuba Juvenile Stakes: Opulent Successful in First Two-Year-Old Feature of Year, Daily Racing Form, 1921-02-23


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WINS CUBA JUVENILE STAKES . Opulent Successful in First Two-Year-Old Feature of Year. Edward Cebrians Crack Filly-Hold Me Caught in a Jam and Never Had a Chance. HAVANA. Cuba. February 22. The first raaateg of the Cuban Juv.-nile Slakes, the chief feature of tie- Washingtons Birthday nragram at Oriental Park, attracted an unmense crowd to the Marl anao course today. F.dwanl Cebriaas aabeatea Von Trump filly Hold Me was an odds -on choice for this eveat, bat to the dismay of her main ad miters she was caaght in a .jam soon after the start. practically putting her • ut of contention, as the rider. was forced to pull her up. The winner rame from the stable of Williams Pros, in the Hilarious oil Opulent. He was ridden by Dominick. Mho waited until the stretch turn before making his move. When called on Opulent responded reso lately and. finishing fast, passed the Isadora in the filial eighth to win drawing bar. Pacifier was second and Athganren third, the latter tiring near the end after setting a fast pace throughout. IP half mile was i nn in 4H second, which equate tl track re. ord for the distance. -1 • MM affertys Starkader, after many unsuccessful altcmpts. finally managed to win a rue ■ here when he led all the way in the opening dash The second resulted in a victory for Rnreget. Ii oldest horse racing at oriental Park. The veteran showed the way from the start and. although tiriim near the end. ganjely beU on to beat Honest ftoorge by a head. Black Prince won his firs, race under the eolors of his new owner, R. J. Crawford, baring tic best ,,r ., bard-fought stretch duel with Brig of War, getting the decision in the final strides. There was ; ther dose finish in tic fifth race between Orleans t.ji -.,,„] Pcasaat, the former slipping throu-h next Io the inside rail entering the stretch and. secariag a slight advantage, held i; t.i the end. Man; woll-known Decide from the Stales wire in attend. nice this afternoon. P.. Mocks American Eagle will be out of commission for some time, duo to a severed artery received when another horse jumped on him ill the sixth race Monday. Fifty I nr entries were received for lie- Independence Handicap, a dish for a mile and an eighth, which will be tin- distinguishing feature of next Thursdays program, Sine declarations have been made, leaving forty-five -..d handicap borsea to draw from. This number embraces pra. tically every good racer thai has taken part in the handicaps run to date. From all Indications the field f r this stake will comprise ten or twelve horses, ivinj.- the race an approximate jrrcss Value or scaoa Jockey Francis was suspended for r j «■ days for cutting off i:.i Garrison on the bark stretch. .lackey p. minick was given ten days for causing a jam in the big stake event soon after tec start.

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