Close and Stirring Races: Make Up for Disappointments in Overthrow of Favorites, Daily Racing Form, 1922-01-27


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1 CLOSE AND STIRRING RACES Make Up for Disappointments in Overthrow of Favorites. « . Lady Astor and Loveliness Win Principal Contests — Acosta Finally Makes Good. HAVANA, I aha. Jaaaary 2 -. — Todays racing at Oriental Park reaalted in Mrenl proaoaaced upsets, though the -port Itoelf waa of a fair order. with scicial hard fought and float finishes A five .mil a half fnrkmg dash for three-year-old* aad a da-h of a Blilr for four-j ear olds and over broaght oat the beat field* thai weal to the pool I bear ncea were run as the foartb and fifth. aad both faraiahed atirriag utragglee. The fourth particular!] ao in this race three of the six Rtartrn foaght it out all lhloai.ll tec homes: retch and passed the winning mark bead* aad BCCk* apart, w. p. Kaebetkaaap faraiahed the wiaaer iu Lady Astor. a first-time starter of me meeting. which "aie from behind in the stretch, finishing on the outside of the track ami getting uu in the final atrlde* to beat Little Black Sheep by a head. The outside position t the -tail did not help Coaiedie d* biihii *i chance*. Had abe been on the inaide the would probabrj have iroa. LoreliaeM beat Approval by three pans of a length in the filth nee. The bitter outran the othen froBi the -tan. set ■ t.i t pan for tiiree-qaarten, then tired. Miirno .1 who, tie- heavily backed favorite, was pmaiBeat to the stretch turn, lien dropped out in the laat quarter and was a distaet trailer a i tl ad. After a number of dhmppointiag rues the three-reai old Areata final] made good whea be beat a band ol Boawiaac ■ ia Ih open iig dash. Aeoate. ridden by i*cbeffel, nae from behind at the top of tin- boaarit retch am! woa goiag away bv four length* fn ■ Old Folk-. • Belgian ii.. heavily backed in the leeeed. failed iliaaially, due BMialy to the baagling ride of F. Wilson. Whea the barriet wa« nleaaed Wilson palled up and Tin- Belgian II. waa as good as left a: the poet. He eloaed an immense gap, but wa* beatea by a length for the *hort end of the pane. The winner luiaed ui» in Galloa-Berry, Which made :.!! ihe pace and in a driving finish outlasted the favorite. Bam, by three pari- of a length. Iirst Consul -ct a terrifh pace in the third race and was Bever beaded. At tin- end he led Golden Flint by a length and a hall" The latter, another oae of Wilaoa,a mount-, and decpite the fact that be wa- moving at the -tan wa* ihe laal away and a follower in ihe early stages. Goldea Flint claaed a big gap ami probably ran the disi m e close to tlie tnck record. War Map, the favorite, staggered in the third. Hear] 0. Gilpea, owaet of he Kentaien Stock Farm- of Virgiaia, arrlVed from 1:- bome in Baltimore for an exteaded visit. iBCladed in today- vi*iton were V P. Morgan of CiaciaaatJ; Baaaael I. i » Tork; A. I. Kink of Newark. N .1.. and I H. North of Kng land. R. !. Sickeraoa of Waahiagtoa, I *.. owner of a stable beiag trained by .. I Daytoa, a; rued for a -holt visit. .!. 11. Moody sold the three-year-old fiUy Girlie ■ i 11 B Davis. K. F. Ii, -mpstcaii. bb oil op ntor of Sewarb S .1.. a receat arrival, coatecaplate* entering i i an owner. He was iiegotiatiug for he o.. • ! -oine horses here today and atade aa offer of SI, O0 to Ike O.tloara Bio-, for their winning colt, id. Pat, which wa- Bet accepted. .1. Kvereft -old tlie seven year old Olambala gelding Whippoorwiii to the Brickyard stable, wkeae hoi -t s are being handled by D. Mottntour. Jockey Heepel baa beea forced to quit riding for a short time owing to au ab-ce-s on his chin. In preparation for his engagement in the Hresi-deat Bayaa Haadicap on Sunday Dr. Clark worked out between races this afteraaoa. He weni a mile and an eighth in 1:93%, running the fitst mile in 1 :4£

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