Three Straight Victories: Runnyven Continues on His Winning Way at Oriental Park.; Success of the Favorites Mark Yesterdays Racing--Derby Eligibles on View., Daily Racing Form, 1921-03-04


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THREE STRAIGHT VICTORIES Runnyven Continues on His Win ¬ ning Way at Oriental Park Success of the Favorites Mark MarkYesterdays Yesterdays Racing Derby DerbyEligibles Eligibles on View HAVANA Cuba March A L Austin Run iiymcdo gelding Hnnnyven scoied his third straight victory at Oriental Park when lie won tlic mile and i sixteenth handicap tills afternoon Hunny VIMI was ridden by Kelsay and made all the pace beating Smart Money by three parts of a length in a driving finisli The result might havo been different liail not Smart Money stumbled ami gone In Ills knees Just as tin barrier was sprung Napthaiiiis ran third The winner was an even choice favorite and was licarily hacked hackedTodays Todays racing was marked bv close finishes and the success of favorites The crowd was of gen erons proportions and speculation keen and of large volume volumeEddie Eddie MiBride the Knglishbrcd horse in the stable of If G Woods which has been threatening to win a rage hero for some time finally made good this afternoon when he was first home in the open ¬ ing dash After racing Trcadwell into defeat at the half mile post Eddie McHride opened up a Us lead an advantage that helped immensely when KrtllUHl the favorite challenged in the stretch Wilson took no chances and rode tin winner out and it was well that he did as Hcdland was gain ¬ ing with every stride strideThreeyearolds Threeyearolds made up the field in the second rate wiUi S T BaxtecIsiSleepy Dear thoehoice Tins daughter of Contestor led nil the way but tired near the end anil was lucky to stave off defeat Jacobean closing with te getting on even terms with the winner Jacobean might have won had he not been in close quarters next to the inside rail in the final eighth eighthAn An interesting duel between Peasant and Currency marked the running of the third race The latter was the pacemaker from the start and only suc ¬ cumbed right at the end the finisli being a thriller with the result in doubt until the final strides Peasant was awarded the decision by a head The mile and fifty yards dash run as the fourth race brought out a field of eight witli War Tux tin outstanding favoriti1 It was a good contest BoherXaBrecua which has been racing well of ate making a desperate attempt to carry off the race She took the lead on the backstretch but was no match for the favorite when she challenged entering the stretch War Tax drawing away at the end Biscuit and Lady Hester furnished consider ¬ able excitement going to the post in this race both running away The former bolted through a gap in the fence unseating his rider After being caught a nd brought back to the post he ran a creditable nice finishing fourth Lady Hester init after leading briefly brieflyCuban Cuban Derby eligibles will be called upon to furnish the main attraction of tomorrows program at Oriental 1ark Five prominent nominees of the big 15000 stake will clash in the Aspirant Handi ¬ cap for which a purse of Si 000 is offered The race is at threequarters of a mile and was de ¬ signed to bring into contention the Derby aspirant anil afford them an opportunity to display their ability rnfcrtunalely Billy Iarton and AiUeii the two rilling favorites for the valuable stake to be decided on the closing day are not among to ¬ morrows entries However these two highclass colts will be brought together in another race in the near future futureMr Mr Horace Stoneham and family departed today for New York YorkW W Knebelkamps good mare Guaranteed which lias been on the ailing list for three weeks is again in training and should be in condition to lie able to start again before the close of the meeting meetingJockey Jockey G Fields who was slightly injured in Wednesdays accident when lie was thrown from Janice Logan was able to resume riding today and had mounts on Sybil and Redstart RedstartO O Middleton sold the threeyearold filly Vera Twyford to Captain A Ortega who will use her for a saddle horse

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