Senor A. H. Diaz Retires: Noted Cuban Sportsman No Longer with C. and D. Stable, Daily Racing Form, 1922-11-15


view raw text

SENOR A. H. DIAZ RETIRES 4 . Noted Cuban Sportsman No Longer with C. and D. Stable. That Establishment Has Fifteen Horses in Charge of Trainer W. A. Carter Casino to Open November 1G. . HAVANA, Cuba, November 11. Walter A. Carter, who for the last six years has successfully campaigned an extensive Cuban-owned stable at Oriental Park, will start the forthcoming meeting at the Cuban track with a stable of fifteen horses, with which i he expects to win quite a few purses for his I present employers. Last year trainer Carter : had his banner season when the C. and D. i Stable of Senors Carillo and Diaz, which he j handled, proved to be one of the biggest money winners of the meeting and this success was in a large measure due to his expert handling of the stable. Recently the personnel of the stables ownership underwent a change and Senor A. 11. I Diaz, long identified with the Cuban rac-! ins and breeding industry and a pioneer on i the island in these lines, retired and was j succeeded by Dr. Alberto Inclan, one of ? Havanas leading citizens. Senor Antdnio I Carrillo retains his part of the stable, to-jgether with his interest in the Caimito Ranch, Cubas leading establishment for the breed-1 ing of thoroughbreds. The reorganized i stable will this year race under the name of the Caimito Stable. I The fifteen horses under trainer Garths care comprise the four-year-olds General j Menocal, Aiken and Sun Turret ; the eight- year-old Riverside ; the two-year-olds Moon- et. Way and Vaneno, and eight yearlings, I six of which were foaled in Cuba, and the l other two bred in the United States and purchased by trainer Carter at the Saratoga August sales. The latter are Suzuki, a brown filly, by Arulcain Anna Russell, and Super-anna, a chestnut daughter of Superman. FIRST OF ORESTES GET. Four of the Cuban-bred youngsters are by Orestes, and the remainder by Blaze-away, the latter a winner of many races at Oriental Park. Names already selected for the C.uban-breds are Clara de Luna, Electra, Pifadas, Lucerto, Hetty AV; and Fenemeno. 2hey are all well advanced in their train-fingiVand the native-breds in particular are a, line-looking band. The older horses in the f esfaJdisXment were all summered at Caimito ijaiieh,. and having been back in training kforitbout six ..weeks, are well advanced in i-ttieir preparation for the meeting. "General manager Frank .T. Bruen of the ! Cuba-American Jockey and Auto Club, who ! also guides the destinies of the Marianao i Casino, is making extensive preparations for ! the foimal opening of that nationally fa- mous establishment on the evening of No- vember Id, which date will also mark the I inauguration of the Havana winter social ! season. The Casino, which was acquired about a year ago by gentlemen identified Continued on eiglith page. SENOR A. H. DIAZ RETIRES Continued from first page. with the Jockey Club, proved to be a most popular resort last year for Havanas social element, and Avas largely patronized by Cubas best citizens, together Avitli a large number of American visitors. Under capable management the Casino and the Oriental Park clubhouse haAe become Havanas two chief centers of social activity. R. H. Johnstone of New York, Avho brought the Cuisine at the Casino to a high state of perfection, will again be in charge at that place and will also take over the catering at the Oriental Park clubhouse. He has lately returned from Europe, where he succeeded in securing some of the choicest Avines and liquors to be obtained in France and England. Hal Stevens of New York, Avho managed the Oriental Park grandstand restaurant and bar last year, has been re-engaged and will be here November 18.

Persistent Link:
Local Identifier: drf1922111501_1_3
Library of Congress Record: