Wrecked by Withdrawals: Muddy Track Causes Numerous Scratches at Oriental Park., Daily Racing Form, 1922-03-09


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, . WRECKED BY WITHDRAWALS i a 1 Muddy Track Causes Numerous Scratches at Oriental Park. I » ■■ i Mack Garner, Athgarven and Hainan Win the Principal Races — Big Sale on Saturday. ♦ ■ ■ HAVANA. Cuba. March S.-The card at Oriental Park this aClernoon was wrecked by withdrawals. Scratches were numerous in every race and small fields went to the post iu the majority of the races. Torron: ia! rains, which set in last night and continued for a couple hours, were responsible Cat the I rack being muddy. The change in the footing naturally brought about many withdrawals. The p.jhlic had a good line on the mud-runners. as the afternoons results show, favorites being successful in the majority of the races. All six races were claiming affairs, three of which wire at sprinting distances. Cabin Creek made an exhibition of his opponents in tile opener. Kelsay rushed him to the front when the start came and the farther he ran tin- farther he increased the gap that separated him from te others and at the finish he led Punctual by a couple of lengts. Mack earner proved an easy winner of the second when lie beat Hilly Hoots a couple of lengths. The winner, ridden by Irlble, was a one to tiire favorite. Athgarven and Carrie Baker fought it out in the stretch in the third after alternating in setting the pace. In the final test, however, Athgarven prated the gamer of the two and won by a h -ad. It was Kelsays second winning mount of the afternoon. Balfour came from a long ways back to win the fourth, when he got up In the final strides and lieat Major Domo by a half length. K. Swart, who had the mount on ll.iniau in the fifth race, indulged Count Boris with the lead until straightened out in the homestretch, vhen I he easily assumed com in am] in the final eighth and drew into a five-length lead. Count Boris was second by eight lengths in front of the pouny-ridden Aeosta. STANLEY IN RUNAWAY VICTORY. Stanley made a show of the others in the sixth when he drew away in a long lead in the back-si retch and at the finish led Hatraek by ten lengths. Th- latter was a scant length in front of Dolph. Marc M. Mitchell, treasurer of he Consolidated Steel Company •• New York, was a visitor Wednesday and was the guest of Lorenzo Qiu-sada. The most important ho.se sale of the meeting will take place in the paddock after the races Saturday, when judge Lyles will auction off a dozen good bread-winners. The list comprises Candle Light. Bianea. Quaker. Black Thong, Dolph, Hlazeaway. Grayssian, Plurality, Salesman, Hyeres and Suez. Jockey Scheffel was suspended for five days for rough riding and McBride ten days for the sa:ue offense. Included among todays clubhouse guests were i Mitchell OConnor, nil attorney of Elmira. N. Y.; P. A. Bogers, a publisher ol Minneapolis; F. M. Bailey, a eorporation lawyer of New York, and Dr. and Mrs. Frank Newberry of Los Angeles. D. Prible resumed riding today after serving a ■HI -ensiou of three !ays. Jockey C. Robinson was taken slightly ill after tiie rates Tuesday anil in consequence will he out of the saddle for several days.

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