Armonia Stable Colors: Datusa Carries Them to Victory in Cuba Produce Stakes.; Government Endowed Race to Encourage Breeding Attracts Big Crowd to Oriental Park., Daily Racing Form, 1921-03-21


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ARMONIA STABLE COLORS Datusa Carries Them to Victory in Cuba Produce Stakes Government Endowed Race to En ¬ courage Breeding Attracts Big Crowd to Oriental Park HAVANA Cuba March 20 The popular colors of the Armonia Stable were carried to victory by the Sir Wellons filly Datusa in the first running of the Cuba Produce Stakes the 10000 added gov ¬ ernment endowed feature that attracted a capacity attendance to Oriental Park today The Armonia Stable entry Datnsa and Don Manuel L was in ¬ stalled favorite with E C Griffiths Cuba En canto the second choice while Fasenda and Virginia Cheek did not lack admirers admirersAfter After a delay of four minutes at the post the field raced away to a good start with Fasenda in the lead The Gomez standardbearer set a fast pace and his chances of winning appeared exceed ¬ ingly bright when entering the stretch Here however his early efforts began to tell and when Datusa which had followed the leader closely challenged he tired and the daughter of Sir Well ¬ ons with a great display of speed passed him and won by a length to the great delight and the cheers of the immense crowd crowdCuba Cuba Encanto finished third after racing for wardly throughout but losing ground by going wide on the stretch turn Virginia Cheek from the stable of the veteran turfman Thomas Cheek lost whatever chance she may have had when she got raught in ti jam soon after the start start8vn 8vn rt rniiHlez owner if the Armotila Stable was presented with a handsome piece of bronze name of a horse with a rider up This was a gift from the Cuban bookmakers operating at Oriental Pa k kGeneral General manager Iruen had a sentimental inter ¬ est in the victory of Datusa as he in partnership with the late W F Schulte brought the winners nire Sir Wellons to Cuba and raced him success ¬ fully at Oriental Park after which he sold him to Sammy Tolon who afterwards turned him over to Antillo Fernandez at whose Caimito ranch Da ¬ tusa was foaled foaledSECONDARY SECONDARY FEATURE TO MAYOR HOUSE HOUSEMayor Mayor House furnished a surprise in the Isle of Pines Handicap the secondary attraction of todays program by taking the measure of a fast band of sprinters finishing three lengths ahead of Belle of Elizabethtown which in turn lead home Sirocco Sans Peur II Furbelow and Riverside It was a fast run race with Belle of Ellznhethtown the pacemaker to the stertch where Mayor House challenged passed the leader and eventually went on to an eay victory Furbelow the favorite was practically eliminated by getting away slowly and failing to improve his position until too late lateEleven Eleven platers of the cheaper grade hut well matched met in the initial contest of the afternoon For a time it appeared as if the long shot Miss K would be returned the winner as she stole a big lead on the far turn but tired from her early effort with victory almost in her grasp and was 118 match for the Florida Stables Uranium when the latter challenged in the last quarter tranium after beginning slowly made up ground steadily and coming fast throifgh the stretch caught and passed the leader to win by a clear margin marginRameau Rameau was an oddson choice in the second race and to the disappointment of his many ad ¬ mirers could not finish better than third Legotal and Loys leading the favorite home Legotals winning margin was a slight one and Loys was gaining on her witli every stride the result re ¬ maining in doubt until the official placing was announced announcedAfter After nine unsuccessful attempts in all of which lie led by a wide margin for a half mile and then quit Merry Feast finally forgot to quit and ran away from his opponents in the fourth race He was always five or more lengths ahead of his nearest rival Avion which gamely outstayed I Balafre for second place placeCUBAN CUBAN DERBY NEXT SUNDAY SUNDAYWith With the termination of racing at Oriental Park for this season only one week off the attention of horsemen and patrons of the sport are turning to the Cuban Derby for 15000 which is to In run on Sunday March 27 The winner of this race will draw approximately 15000 the second 1501 and the third 700 with 300 to go to the fourth fourthThe The purse which was won by II E Davis with Ramcau on March 11 was protested by S T Baxter the owner of Terrible Susan which finished second on the grounds that Penalver who rode the winner was not entitled to apprentice allowances as claimed The stewards upheld the protest and ordered the purse to the owner of Terrible Susan The winner carried eight pounds below the required weight H A Jones was awarded second money and third money was given to Plantagenet PlantagenetThe The big race was witnessed by a committee that were the guests of the stewards and comprised of a number of prominent Cubans including Dr Ri cardo Dolz president of the senate senateJ J J Holtman was today notified of his appoint ¬ ment as presiding judge and racing secretary at Mount Royal Kempton Park and King Kdward Park tracks in Canada CanadaH H W Plant was fined 50 by the stewards today for hi failure to have the horse Senator James In the paddock in lima for the second race raceAt At the Camielo Stud of Antillo Fernandez Com ¬ fort fouled a bay filly by Orestes Comfort is a sister to Buskin winner of the Brooklyn Handicap Sand Bank another of the Hernandez marcs foaled I a brown filly by Orestes Sand Hank is by Hock Sand and is to be bred hack to the Rock Sand Stallion Top Hat HatSeveral Several shipments of horses are due to leave here during the week for Bowie However the majority of horsemen intend to remain until the close of the meeting next Sunday as they will have plenty of time to reach Maryland before the opening at Bowie on April 2

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