Only Two More Weeks: Meeting of Cuba-American Jockey Club Ends March 26, Daily Racing Form, 1922-03-12


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ONLY TWO MORE WEEKS * Meeting of Cuba-American Jockey Club Ends March 26. ♦ Twelve to Start in 5,000 Grand Prize of Cuba This Afternoon — Derby on Closing Day. • HAVANA. Cuba. March 11. — The present successful meeting of racing at Oriental Park has but thirteen more racing days to run. and after Sunday, March 20,.. .the eighth season conducted under the auspices of the Cuba-American Jockey and Auto Club will be but a memory. With the termination so dose at hand horsemen are laying their plans for the spring anil summer campaigns on the tracks of the United States and Canada, and are already busily engaged completing arrangements for their future movements. There will, however, be no exodus until after the meetings close, as horsemen have been faring so well here this winter that they hive no desire to pack up until the final curtain is mug down. The Kentucky tracks will, the same as in former years, claim a majority of the stables that will go from lure, and arrangements are being made for a special horse train to accommodate such stables. This will leave either the Monday or Tuesday following the wiudap. The Maryland tracks will also lie an objective point for a large number of stables, many of which will be transferred to the Bowie track, a here their owners figure they will be able to pick up a few purses until the horses that have been inactive till winter can be whipped into condition. Still other stables will be sent to Cleveland to participate in the Maple Heights meeting, which is scheduled to open May 0. Others will go to Montreal to rest up their horses for the meetings in that city. Many owners who are desirous of resting up their horses for the summer months have already arranged to leave them in Cuba and have them freshened up for liext winters opening. These animals will be placed at various ranches adjacent to Oriental Park, where they are assured of the best of care. The remaining two weeks of the meeting promise to be aaaat interesting from a lacing standpoint, for during that period three of the richest stakes arc to be run. These are the Grand Prize of Cuba, for the all-aged division, and with an added money value of Sin.OOO. Tfeia stake will be run tomorrow. Then follows the first part of the Cuban Peotace Stakes, for two-year-elds bred in Cuba, to which the Cuban government adds 0.-IMIO. This race is set for decision Sunday. March 10. A week later. .March lit;, the closing day. the Stl."i.n M Cuban Derby will serve as the getaway days special feature. This event, accounted the most attractive stake race of the meeting, has always lieen reserved for the closing day. This years renewal promises to be even more interesting than any of its previous runnings, due to the fact that better horses are represented among its eli-gibles than ever before. Twelve horses are named to start in the Grand Prize of Cuba Handicap at a mile and an eighth. It is the richest and final stake of the meeting for the older division of horses, for which the Cuban 1 government donates the " .000 added to the stake. The following jockeys will have the mounts in the big race: Oaree. Jockey. norsc. Jockey. Billy Barton.. W. Kelsay Gen.J.M. Gomez.. .F Hunt t Dr. Clark ...M. Garner Hcrron P.. Kennedy Atta Boy II. . . L. Penman Sea Prince I. Prible. ! Frank W C. Robinson Mayor House. . I. Fletcher 1omahoi Plus Ultra. ..J. Chalmers Aiken G. Fields

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