Best Finish Of Meeting: Smallest of Margins Separate Leaders in Havanas Main Race.; Sweet Music the Winner by a Nose, with Bally and Sea Prince Close By., Daily Racing Form, 1921-03-09


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BEST FINISH OF MEETING Smallest df Margins Separate Leaders in Havanas Main Race Sweet Music the Winner by a aNose Nose with Bally and Sea SeaPrince Prince Close By HAVANA Cuba March S The niniibiK of the 1lava Handicap furnished one of the best finislies seen iL Oriental 1urk this wiftter Three of tin six starters flashed past the judges tand noses apart W It Coe fnrnislieil the winner in Sweet Music which beat Ilally by a nose The latter ivas tho same distance in front of Sea Prince The pace was fast from tlie start with Whippet going to the front rounding tlie first turn and showing the way to the stretch rim where Ilally look com ¬ mand of tin leaders which were bundled up just inside the eighth post and in a furious drive Swcot Music outgamed Ilally and Sea Prince The latter looked like the winner at the sixteenth post but tired in the final drive Huonec the favorite had a lot of bad luck beiugkickcd by Whippet while at the ost and in the stretch run the latter crowded Iluonec against the inside fence Lancaster was forced to pull up upJockey Jockey Lowe one of the apprentices in the inincy Stable rede his fifth winner of tlie meet ¬ ing when he won the third with Tarascon This means he will be entitled only to five pounds al ¬ lowance instead of eight Lowe has shown steady improvement alid looks like a promising prospect lie rode but five races before coming to Cuba CubaIlster Ilster Queen was the preference in the first race but the old Jack Atkiu mare Elizabeth M after passing Shasta at the half mile i ost raced into a big lead and easily maintained it to the end Slia ta was second tiring badly and just saving second money from tlie fast coming Brisida tlider a good ride by AV Kelsay F Iloughsnmns Twuiity Seven had little trouble accounting for the second race He was saved to tlie last turn and working his way up on Uie outside took tlie lead at the head of the stretch and drew away in the last eighth eighthThe The outstanding headliner at Oriental Iark to ¬ morrow is the Malecon Handicap in which are en ¬ tered Furbelow Cromwell and Mayor House and on their showing will depend whether they will go in the valuable Government Grand Prize Handicap for iOflO added Though only a sprint affair it will serve to put tin three candidates on edge and fit them for the We race raceAVord AVord was received here today from New Or ¬ leans that jockey Rodriguez is coming here to ride in a collide of stakes for K Alvarez liudrigncz is a native of Marianao and began his riding career at Oriental Park several years ago He is im ¬ mensely popular with Cuban racegoers and should he come hi will lx given a rousing welcome welcomeWith With the meeting rapidly drawing to a close horsemen and employes of the Jockey Club are making preparations to return North I arge dele ¬ gations will leave Monday March 28 and the following day Most of the Kentucky stables will In shipped on the former date while those intended for Maryland will IK sent forward on Tuesday March 21 Sidney llender is in charge of making shipping arrangements of E 1 llaxtef owner ot a small stable

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