Main Race To Sirocco: Defeats The Belgian II. in Driving Finish--Great Interest in Sundays Feature., Daily Racing Form, 1921-03-12


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MAIN RACE TO SIROCCO Defeats The Belgian II in Driving Finish Great Interest in Sundays Feature HAVANA Cuba March 11 The threequarter milo claiming handicap brought together a field of the best platers in the selling division racing here this winter and furnished a good contest in which Sirocco defeated the favorite The Helgian II by a length in si driving finish The con ¬ sistent Hlack Prince was third a head away Hlnck Prince which finished fast would have won had Penman not been blocked when he attempted to slip through on the inside entering the home stretch Interference forced Penman to go outside and he would have finished second in another stride strideRackers Rackers of favorites were rewarded in the first and third races when Uaineau and Just Fancy were returned winners The firstnamed worked his way up from a slow beginning and after passing the leader in the stretch drew away into a safe lead at the end Just Fancys victory was easily achieved The daughter of the great Colin per ¬ mitted Merry Feast to show the way and when that notorious quitter was done for rushed into the lead anil won under a pull pullHush Hush was an oddson favorite in the fifth race but was far back at the finish the winner turning up in White Haven with OMalley and Rread Line getting the minor portions of the purse purseSeveral Several Cuban Derby eligible will sport silks in the Columbia Handicap a dash of throequarters mile that will serve as the headliner for to ¬ morrows program The eligible named are Dr Charles Wells Whippet All Right Sir and Ilti Iltra This quartet will be put to a severe test when they hook tip with the speed marvel Lust One and the fourtime winner The Enquirer The race will be of much Iwncflt to the Derby colts and will serve to put them in prime condition for the more important engagement the 15000 Derby which is to be run in a little over a fortnight The entries for the Grand Prize of Cuba Handi ¬ cap which will have its first running on Sunday will be announced Saturday morning There is a srrnori Siirrotrsntxtanr3riVJnr Trn itlie ebinpoVi tinii of the field which it is believed will be the largest which ever contested in any stake on the island From all indications there will be no less than fifteen starters startersAt At the sale of horses held in tlio paddock Thurs ¬ day afternoon only nominal prices were realized The following are some of the sales Hyeres to J I Milliu 00 Light Fantastic to C Fountaine SLITi Helen Lucas to J S Whatley for 200 Kiugnzi to II A Cotton 10 R Setty bought Rey Ennis and Easter Glow at a small price priceGeorge George W Loft after a pleasant vacation of several weeks here left for Now York today todayWalter Walter A Carter trainer for the Armonla Stable was united in marriage at Marianao Thursday night to Miss Henrietta Pit sister of jockey Johnnie Piiz The ceremony took place at Marianao MarianaoFrank Frank Stevens acting for Ed Springer sold tu John E Madden the fiveyoarold Fair Play Golden Fancies mare Clare Hoothe for breeding purposes The mare Is to be shipped to the Ilam liurg Place Kentucky KentuckyJockey Jockey Raymond Rail who has just recovered from an attack of typhoid fever leaves for his home at Jamaica Long Island Monday next

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