Fridays Havana Racing: Cuban-Bred Veneno Makes Auspicious Start-Old Buford Furnishes a Surprise, Daily Racing Form, 1922-03-11


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FRIDAYS HAVANA RACING __ i Cuban-Bred Vencno Makes Auspicious Start — -Old Buford Furnishes a Surprise. HAVANA. Cuba. March Hi. — Venono. a first-time . " starter under the racing colon of the C. and D. Sta- ble and ridden b.v Hunt, boat a band of Cuban-bred two-year-olds in ho first race at Oriental , Park this afternoon. Venono came from behind, ; winning going away from the one-to-two favorite. Brown Shasta. Venono had the extreme outside post position and showed a good porfoiinnnoo. She ; is a handsome-looking bay filly by Blazeaway — Ad:-- lia. by Sir Htton. Don Normand. which ran coupled ■ with the winner, finished third. Old Huford furnished a surprise when he came ; from behind in the stretch in the second race and defeated the tiring pacemaker. Primitive. The latter drew away into a long lead in the early stages, but tired badly in the last quarter. In a thrilling stretch drive Rengalese closed a big gap in the third race and just managed to get up in the final strides to beat Judge Hudrow by a I nose. The latter made all the pace, hut tired. a Hill Hunlcv. the even money favorite in the fourth, had ;: rough time in the early stages. which was responsible for his defeat. He gained steadily in the last half mile, but could not up. -.1. Alfred Clark lasting long enough to boat him by a length and a half. Tom.iiioi made a runaway affair of the fifth race, but had to lie shaken up at the end to beat Eleanor S. by a length. j Interest in the SI".. 000 Crand Prize of Cuba Handicap is incieasing as the date of the decision of the stake approaches. There will he at least twelve starter-. 1nfavorablo trick conditions which pevailed in the early part of tin- week did t not interfere with the preparations of various i candidates for the race. They have been worked i regularly and are now right on edge. i Trainer Andy Hlakley hail his trio of Cuban Derby i candidates on the track today, when they were given their first stiff work since coming here, t They were all sent throe-quui tors mile and acquitted themselves with credit. The host performance was -hown b.v Fighter, which is regarded as the best of the three. The Koek Sand mare Sand P.ank foaloil a fine-looking colt by the Cuba government stallion Top Hat at Caimito ranch yesterday morning. After serving a suspension of ten days jockey Rett Kennedy will be seen back in the saddle tomorrow.

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