Baby Race the Feature: Much Interest Displayed in Two-Year-Old Contest at Havana, Daily Racing Form, 1922-01-05


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] | , BABY RACE THE FEATURE i a 1 Much Interest Displayed in Two- Year-Old Contest at Havana. • . Cherry Tree Carries Whitney Colors to Victory — French-bred Pibroch a Winner. I * 1 HAVANA. Cuba, January 4— The two-year-old ia,e :lt Oriental Park this afternoon proved a strong attraction for the reason that two of the starters are owned by the well-known Havana traction magnate Prank Sieinhart. Both of the pair, Frank S. and Havana Electric, are by BelOBSOB, which was a son of All Cold, which Harry Payne Whitney sent to Caba ■ few yean ago. While neither of the pair won. they finished in second and third places. Frank S. just failing to overtake the winner. Miss Ueiilah. in a fas! closing drive. Miss Beulah. a daughter of Dick Welles — iruella. displayed some of her daddys speed and. starting quickly, was soon in front and lacing along at a merry clip. She showed gamenesa when hard pre and by Frank s. at the end. The chances of Paaadia* and Carlos Enrique ruined at the sfurt when the first mentioned reared up as the barrier was sprang and luuged into Carlos Enrique. The Harry Payne Whitney colors were seen at the front for the first time at this meeting wheu Cherry Tree WOB in the fifth. Penman had the mount and rode a confident race on the colt in the early stages. Out was forced to shake him up to retain tiie had. Lucknow. the Keene entry, a big slashing colt, closed with great speed, but young McLaughlin was not strong or Tigorana nougii to do him justice and at the end the colt was finishing on bis own courage. He looks like a good Derby prospect. The French-bred gelding Pibroch, a son of Mac-doaald II. — Melody, by M.ddler, was best in the second race and proved it by winning drawing clear after racing in the rear until entering tie stretch. When tiie barrier lifted Two Eyes, with only 97 pounds up. dashed into the lead, closely followed by Carl Roberta. Two Eyes leadership was brief and Carl Egberts was in front turning for home. In the meantime Pibroch had been saved racing leisurely in the rear. When called en lie worked his way up on the outside and, overtaking Carl Roberts in the last eighth, found little trouble passing him, the Sterntt racer tiling from his strenuous early . e wiiii Two Ej rt KENTM.EHE FINALLY MAKES GOOD. Kentnaere, ridden by Robiaaoa, who ased good [udgment, proved an easy winner in tiie third. Robiaaoa reserved his mount during the early racing and, when entering the doom stretch, slipped through next ■ the ii !-i, rail. In the final eighth K •titmere shook off his opponents and won going away. h. Gentry was bearing our at the finish and just lasted long enough to withstand the rush of Jano s. lad-Mease scored a lucky victory in the fourth race. She was rushed into a two-length lead In the first eighth, but tired in the stretch and was forced to a hard drive to last long enough to beat Haaspy. The .losing dash fell to Forge Ahead, which beat Who Can Tell by half ■ length. Caimito drew away into a long lead in the early stages but lired. Frank S. and Havana Electric, which finished second and third, respectively, in todays baby race are both eligible for the first of the Cuban Produce Stake, a double event, with HO.IHJO added, to b« run on March 19. Rath the Cuban-bred colts are good lookers. Frank S. particularly so. A big tield is expected I - face starter Milton in tin? renewal of the Caribbean Stakes, which will be the piece de resistance of next Sundays card. Tiie race closed with sixty-three nominations, em-braciag all the better grade of horses now iu training. It. J. Paul of Dayton, Ohio, accompanied by Joseph Neibert of Buffalo, N. Y., with tlieir wives, were recent arrivals here. These gentlemen have formed a racing partnership and will engage in racing, having purchased from Itobert L. Baker the fair ear old Mary Jane Baker, which will continue in barge of Colonel Bakers trainer, A. Thomas, until the new firm secures a suitable party for that position. Dr. F. W. Ashe reported that the mare Wishing had slipped a foal at the Oriental Stock Farm this morning. C. C. Hamlin, who is in Cuba on business in connection with the sugar question, was among the guests at the clubhouse. Dr. Henry Stephens of Detroit, Mich., and Paul M. Powers and wife of Washington, D. C, were included among todays visitors.

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