Fast Australian Cup Race: Harvest King, Long Shot, Wins Important Race in Nearly Record Time, Daily Racing Form, 1922-03-23


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FAST AUSTRALIAN CUP RACE Harvest King, Long Shot, Wins Important Race in Nearly Record Time. SYDNEY, N. S. W.. Australia, March 11โ€” Harvest King. Australian-bred and three years old. won the important Australian Cup race of two and one-quarter miles, weight for age. and worth ." ,-000. at the Flemington course of Melbourne, Victoria, hist Thursday. In the race Harvest King almost reaches the Australasian record for the distance. Harvest King won all the way and ran the rate in 3:.-il. within a few fractions of Harriet Grahasas 1917 record in the same rare of 3:."i3i ,. Away fast, the colt was never caught, though the Melbourne Cup winner and favorite, Sister Olive, was wearing bias down at the end. But she could not quite get to him. Artilleryman won the Cup last year. Here is the 1922 race summary: J. Wiltons Harvest King. blk. c. 3, by Comedy King โ€” Harvest Home 1 J. Barons Sister Olive, eh. f. 3. by Red Dennis โ€” Jubilee Juem 2 II. L. Austins Purser, b. g, 3, by Sea Prince-Paper Money 3 Time. 3:."i4. Won by three-quarters of a length, one length between second and third. Twenty-three horses ran. and Harvest King was at 14 to 1: Sister Olive, ihe favorite, li to 1, aud Purser. 29 to 1. in the betting. ยป

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