T. Hofflers Double: Flycast and Belle of Elizabethtown Win for Him at Havana, Daily Racing Form, 1922-12-10


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I HOMERS DOUBLE Flycast and Belle of Elizabeth-town Win for Him at Havana. Fast Time Recorded in Feature Race Another Victory for W. R. Coe. c ...... HAVANA, Cuba, December 9. T. Hcfflcr was the first owner to score a double at Oriental Park since the meeting began Thursday last, when Flycast and Belle of Elizabeth town won the fourth and fifth races fcr the Kentucky turfman this afternoon. Bth were ridden by the apprentice IT. Stutts, the lad that was sent to Cuba by Montfoit Jones for schooling. Belle of Elizabethtowns victory came in the running of the afternoons feature, tho Santa Clara Handicap, a dash of threc-iiuar-ters, for a purse of ,000. She outran h?r opponents from the start, set a terrilc paca and beat Chief Sponsor by a length and a half. The winner ran the three-quarters in 1:11, the fastest time for the distance c fc this meeting. The fractional time was 2, 46 and 1:11. Flycast had to be pounds the best to win, for when the start came he got caught in the barrier. In the early stages he was a distant follower, but Stutts kept at him and he closed an immense gap and got up in tha final strides to beat the tiring pacemaker Foul Weather by a neck. J. Callahan landed another W. R, Coa horse in front when he won the first with Winnipeg. The latter was the odds-on favorite and was an easy winner from Rock-abye. ORCniD KING IN FRONT. Orchid King beat his opponents away from the barrier in the second. The advantage ha got at the start was responsible for his victory and he had to stand a drive to beat Machine Gunner by a length. San Pablo, Discussion and Superior passed the winning mark as named a half length apart in the third. Winnipeg changed hands after his victory. Claims were deposited for the colt by tr-a Rosedale Stable and A. C. Hak. In tlia drawing the former secured him for ,100. Jockey T. Burns was suspended for trr.o days by the starter for disobedience while at the post in the sixth race. B. B. Rice, who raced horses at tha 1 il track a number of years, arrived Frilly night with the two horses Toe the Mark uni Perhaps. Dr. McDowell reported he had unsxrd t a horse Yankee Boy and tho fast filly "Iy Gracie had been fired for ankle trovl.l The yearlings Jim Moody has been tr ;i . for T. E. Mueller, the Kentucky sport -., have been showing sensational speed in t a morning gallops. They have been r r ti! with running ah eighth in better than 12 -onds. These speed marvels are a gray j,ly by Vandergrift, and a chestnut cult I7 Ormesdale. ARCHIE ZIMMER ARRIVES. Archie Zimmer, one of the best-7:n -,-. n horsemen in the United States, arrive 1 in Havana Friday night and is staying at t a Almendarez Hotel. His stable of four W-v 3 has been at Oriental Park for some ti . This is his second year to race at the ! 1 1 track. He raced a pretentious stable 1 3 during the inaugural season. Mr. Zirr.r 3 horses in Cuba will run under the color I the Summit Stable. They are the four-yeu.-old Quecreek, the three-year-old Bobbed II.? ir and the two-year-olds Cork Elm and Turt u-lent. The latter was raced during tho last New York season by Harry Payne WhU from whom he was purchased by Mr. Zimmer. The apprentice rider Frank Reilly, who put up such a good performance Frid y when he won with War Map, which marked his first winning mount, is under contii. t to the Allies Stable, owned by pmrnn nt New Yorkers and trained by A. Guntl.r. The latter sent the lad to Cuba to ride f t F. A. Alexander to gain experience in tha saddle, so he could be proficient to rido fjr his employers on the metropolitan tracks next spring. Reilly is a most proiri ig youngster and appears a most likely riding prospect. A. Gantner, who rode with marked suvesa last summer, i3 also under contract to tie Allies Stable and has several mounts at Oriental Park this meeting. Dan Prible, who gained distinction at tha local track on February 11, 1S22, when ha rode five out of six winners, arrived hera Thursday night and was a visitor at tha track this afternoon. Prible rode in splendid form at the last meeting, coming within two mounts of tying L. Penman for tha premier riding honors. Pribles riding career was halted last April when be was thrown at Havre de Grace and sustained injuries which kept him out of the sad Re all summer. He will ride here as a free lance,

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