Going Well Now at Havana: Tourists Arriving in Large Numbers and Attendance at Oriental Park Increases, Daily Racing Form, 1922-01-10


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" , l , , j , I GOING WELL NOW AT HAVANA Tourists Arriving in Large Numbers and Attendance at Oriental Park Increases. HAVANA. Cake, January it lie- pa Being of liristmas and New ears holidays finds a greatly increased flow of American toeriats to tbeae shores, for as a matter if fail the influx of Winter visitors dees not -el in until after the first of January, due mainly to the fact that mist travel-era prefer lo apead tin- holiday s,.;1soi at their booace. These folks are now arriving daily in large number-, and their arrival i- reflected ill the dailv attendance at the Oriental Iark races, for a visit to Cuba i- not reeaplete without at lea-l one afternoon -pent viewing tin- thoroligh-t.ied sport al Havana- beautiful and well ap pointed race course. the present week will writer sa the coming of a distinguished parly of sportsmen that will include, among others. Harry Payee Whitney. H K. Kn.ipii Harry Sinclair. August Belmont. It. T. Wilson. I. s. Cesden end George WbJeaer. Beams for the party have been le-erved at the palatial Almen dares betel, which recently passed Into the control of tin- Jockey Club, and is now catering to Auieri-eaa tourist-Mr. Charles A. Btoacfcam, owner of the New-York Giants, and former preeideat of the tuba American Jockej i lab, is making his annual winter vi-;i to Havana, and i- occupying his handsome home in Marianao. adjacent to tin- race track. He is a daily visitor to tiie course and i- a conspicuous i Figure in tiie club house. He contemplates remaining here for tiie greater part of the meeting. John .1. McGraw i- not her.- yet, but he i- exm - Id l within a short time. He is to remain until it is i time take his faiii for their spring training ; r rounds. Mr. Thomas Moaakaa, preeideat of the Cuba-American Jockey Club, is aaotker sportsasan who is i enjoying -he races and Culms genial dime. He • •rill be here until the close of the Season During : his stay he is domiciled in the clah house, win- h i tins year i- being liberally patronized. Col. Robert I Baker and J. . Keeae are two Keatnckiana who are enjoying themselves hen- ihis whiter, ami are glad that they came. They also are living in the club hoii-e. and find it an ideal place. Mr. Im- ne is enjoying himself thoroughly ami is having a large measure of success with the stable in- and his brother, G. H. Keeae are racing here. Jack Keene ; will return to Lexington this week to attend to some important bu-iue-s. and may return for another visit before the season closes. He witnessed l the recent running of the Cuba Prodece Stakes, and 1 was -in prised at the enthusiasm displayed by the ■ n. i lives. He believes that Cuba is an Meal place e for the raising of thoroughbreds and may decide t to transfer some of his Kentucky stock here to help the Cuban breeding movement along. Col. Baker is already a booster for Cnba as a i v. inter racing center, and says he is glad be came . her. to rice his horses. He is already winning » ". laces, which serve- to make his vieit all the more agreeable. A few days ago he added to his a establishment bj the parckaae from Jack Keeae . of the three-year-old filly Leetre. Mo-e GeWbiatt, the Cincinnati owner, is alreadj v beads the list of winning , a big Winner here, and owner-, wiiii over 2.BM to his credit. H. F. Swan ", is second with earnings of over SltMMIO. mo-t of t- which was earned by his Don Pepe in winning the M Produce Stake- the locally owned C. • D. i Stable, M. V. Daly. N. Aden, Goidappie Stable and ,] Keene Bro-. aie also clo-e up in the list of winner-. Bert Kennedy is leading tiie jockeys, but is s being hard pre seed for first honor- by Penman. :. Fields. A. McLaughlin and D. l»rible. B. Scheffel. the Louisville apprentice, is showing excellent form in the saddl" and i- now the best junior rider her-. *

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