Quesadas Excellent Race: Gallops Home Easy Winner of Havana Feature Attraction, Daily Racing Form, 1922-02-23


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QUESADAS EXCELLENT RACE t- -a- -i Gallops Home Easy Winner of Havana Feature Attraction. A * • i Track Drying Out Rapidly — Prospects Bright for Crack Field in Independence Handicap. i ♦ d HAVANA, Cuba. February 22— The Goldapple Stables Qaesada showed a good performance at Oriental Part this afteraoofl when he galloped home an easy winner in the feature race of the program, the Little Hatchet Purse, which was a dash of five and a half furlongs for three-year-olds. Que-sad.i. ridden by Kennedy, was the favorite in the betting, made all the pace and won under hard restraint by a long margin. Back of the winner wern several prominent eligibles for the 5,000 Cuban Derby, to be run the closing day of the meeting. The races were run over a drying-out track and was a bit sticky in spots. The opening race, a dash of one-half mile for two-year-olds, furnished a sinew-straining finish between Gonwithim and Tender Beth. The former proved the gamer of the pair and won by a scant half length. Automatic Red showed the way throughout in the second and beat Altamaha by four lengths. Rameati was successful iu the third. He opened up a commanding lead in the first quarter, but tin .1 badly in the stretch and just managed to hist long enough to get the verdict from Blondel by the smallest of margins. The latter was best and should have won. Mayor House scored his first victory of the meeting when he made a runaway affair of the American Legion Purse. Josiah rated the winner under slight restraint for the entire race and at B0 stage of the journey did the result appear in doubt. Eleanor S. closed with a belated rush and beat Black Hackle by three lengths for seeond place. Tawasentha was an easy winner in the sixth. Ki ntieily saved her from the early pace until rounding the far turn, where he sent her to the front Bad, once clear, drew away without much apparent effort. losiab was suspended for ten days for rough riding on Fair and Warmer. Present indications point to a field of a dozen contestants in the SS.666 Independence Handicap. a dash of a mile and an eighth, which will have its annual renewal on Friday, this being the Cuban national holiday. The probable starters, with weights, are: Billy Barton. 120; Dr. Clark, 123: General J M. Gcaaes, 122; General Menocal, 118; Aiken. 110; Sweep lean, 106; Mayor House. 103: The Pirate, OS; The Leopard, 98; Tomahoi. 95: Lady Aster, 05: Leghorn, 01. On a basis of ten starters the gross value of this ttake will amount to *i.:i H». The heavy influx of American tourists was evidenced this afternoon, when the regular patronage araa BBgaaeated by one of the largest crowds of newly arrived visitors this season. Norm in K. Mack, proprietor of the Buffalo Times, formerly chairman of the democratic national committee, was another visitor to the club house. He was accosa pasted by his wife and two daughters, and aNo by Dr. and Mrs. Herman K. Haydea of Buffalo. Acting for Montfort Jones, trainer W. B. Fin Bigaa today sold the four-year-old Light Brigsdo - Waldena gelding Manella Bay, to the Williams Bra The horse ran in the fifth race iu the new owners interest today. A

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