Cuban Derby next Sunday: Excellent Field in Prospect for Concluding Feature of Meeting, Daily Racing Form, 1922-03-21


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: • I 1 . 1 - . r ■ " J j - I - : = s , • ? r • • s CUBAN DERBY NEXT SUNDAY e Excellent Field in Prospect for Concluding Feature of Meeting. — Horsemen Make Arrangements to Ship to Kentucky, Maryland and Other Racing Points. • HAVANA. Cuba. March 20.— The Cuban Derby, at one mile and one-eighth, with an added money valuation of Sl.~.0o0. is the only remaining stake of the Oriental Park winter seasons twenty-two rich fiMines. and. acoiding to custom, it will be run -j the concluding day of the meeting. Sunday, March 28, when it will serve as a brilliant feature to the winditp of what can be termed Cubas best and most satisfactory season of racing. Out of the sixty-three original eligibles twenty-six corking good three-year-olds remain to make a try for the rich prize, should their trainers aa decide. These include the heat of their age bat have been racing here with prominence, and collectively they are a much heller band than those that weie being groomed for last years contest, won by Billy Bar- ton. which finished in treat of General Meno al. All Righl Sir. Aiken and I wo others, tile race being decided over a muddy track, Billy Bartons owners are going to make anolher bid for the Cuban Derby and have thiee formidable raaWIMatfa in aTrtraar. Cydeaia and Qaaeaaaa. Hairy Payne Whitney lias hut one candidate, this being Cherry Tree, which has been performing so well in his recent races. .. G. Blakely is alee considered to hold a strong hand in W. Daniels trio. Ligliler. Cosligau and Olynthus. Which lie shipped here from i New Oilcans. Lighter is said to he the best of the three, while Cnstigan is said to be his superior on a heavy trie k. LLEWELLYN IN HIGH FAVOR. J. O. ami C. H. ateeaa aeaaaaa a most formidable candidate in the Luke Mel. like colt Llewellyn, and after that colts toed nee in the Grand Prize of Cuba, in which he finished third and beat older hofses. he is being regarded with high favor. Other eligible-: well thought of are M. Cohlblatls Toniahoi. W. F. Knebelkamps Ij,,| Astor and J. W. langles 1 Itlmata. .V cording to the eunililions of the- race 2,394 and all feea gi to the winner, which wiil make first money something arei 815.000. Billy Bartons victory in the slake last year uelted his owners -1.4X0. Willi the end of the meeting close at hand horse men are arranging their plans for the spring enra- paign. Their main ohjeciive points are Kentucky. Havre de- Grace. Maple Heights. Montreal. Jamaica and Omaha, while a number will go to Jacksonville to participate in the meeting scheduled there. The Kentucky contingent will depart Tuesday. Man h I 28, in five special horse ran, and of these the following will go direct to Lmriarille: M. Gohlhiait. Frank Rector. J. 11. Moody. W. Fenchter. Williams I.k.-.. W. II. Hall, W. B. Finuegan. F. It. Doyle. T. Hoffler. John Lowe. Keene Bros, and W. L. Drake. The -lables going direct to Lexington include those of R. L. Baker. S. T. Baxter and W. Dondas. while E. L. Fifzgerald. 1. J. Hak and A. W. Baaed will go to Latoniu. Havre de Grace will be the objective point for the following: Frank Bray. J. J. MeCnfierty. B. P.. Rice. Tom Doyle. .1. I. Millin. A. Niehaus. W. Daly. J. W. Pangle. Tom Cheek, Frank Fritdiie. A. Tempest, F. J. Kearns, E. H. Major. S. Miodow and E. Sannderson. Dan , 1rible. the diminutive lightweight, who is knocking at the door of fame, will accompany the Major ] stable and rate at Havre de Grace. GOING IN ALL DIRECTIONS. Those going to Jamaica are: A. G. Blakely. R. Alexander. .1. Diggins. Frank Weir. C. Middleton and E. McRedmoud. Maple Heights, the new track near Cleveland, will claim H. G. Williams. O. Rice, G. K. Allen. S. McNeill, C. W. Ross. J. Kelly and T. Cuminings. The Montreal contingent will include H. , K. Davis. J Hope. M. Seifert. A. Robertson, D. Carter, R. E. Jackson and C. H. Smith. Those , bound for Omaha are E. J. l»oper. B. J. Sheldon. J. Kindle. C. I.m lingame and W. A. Crawford. Tom Cheek, the ninety -five-year-old owner and , trainer, who is still in the enjoyment of excellent health and is as active as a man of forty years his , junior, has decided to leave Cuba and race his small stable on the Maryland tracks. He will , take along with him Major Domo. Red and sevcial other platers. The Cuban climate has agreed wonderfully well with this veteran during his stay of five years on the island, but he has decided that it is time to return to his native land and try his luck on some of the home tracks. He says he will return here next fall. In view of the decision of the track management not to allow any horses to stable on the i grounds during the summer months, owners who in tend leaving their horses on the island are arranging for the eat* of lheii animals at a near-by ranch re- i ently established by two Americans, who have placed Racer Miuton in charge. Here the horses to , the number of about one bundled will be given every care and attention. There will be a general scattering of officials following the meetings close. Presiding steward John Hachm efa -ter will go to Naples. Fia., for a | vacation. Steward . H. Lansdale will return to Cincinnati and starter James Milton will leave for , Baltimore to be on hand for the Havre de Grace meeting. Presiding judge C. Cornehlsen will leave for his home in Brooklyn. N. V.. and afterward go to Havre de Grace for that meeting.

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