His Third Victory: Sea Prince Scores Another Triumph at Oriental Park, Daily Racing Form, 1922-12-11


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HIS THIRD VICTORY Sea Prince Scores Another Triumph at Oriental Park. Dr. Hickman Wins for Williams Bros. Largest Crowd of the Meeting on Sunday. HAVANA, Cuba, December 10. Sea Prince, the consistent son of Sea King that U. J. Hak trains for the Orient Stable, added an-Dther to his list of handicaps won at tho present Oriental Park meeting when he be.it a. fast band of horses in the Pinar del RiO Handicap this afternoon. He carried t weight and came from a long way back after being a distant follower in the early stages and and finished with his usual brilliant speed in the homestretch to win going away, a length and a half from Tony Beau. Todays victory marked the third Sea Princ a has scored in the ,000 handicaps run at this meeting. An added feature five-eighths race for sprinters furnished a stirring contest in whi h the heavily-backed favorite Dr. Hickm.m won. It was his first success in the colors of Yilliams Bros., who purchased the horso at Latonia before shipping him to Cuba-Riverside, a first-time starter at this meeting and a great favorite with the Cubsm race goers, looked well despite his years ar 1 ran a good race, coming from behind in tl a final run and finishing fourth. Todays attendance was by far the largest of the meeting and speculation was ke n. It was an ideal day for outdoor sport and, with the track in perfect condition, fnter-esting contests were the order. MILLINS COLORS IN FRONT. Wedgwood carried J. D. Millins colors to an easy victory in the first race. He sprinted into a commanding lead in the first quarter and had a margin of two lengths over Ruth Wehle at the end. Scurry, making his first start of the meeting, made a runaway affair of the second, but was tiring at the end and forced to stand a desperate drive to beat Duke of Wellington by a head. Koran, under pressure the entire race, won the third. Kaiser was forced to put up a rousing finish to get her to outlast Mallow-mot. Jockey E. Ambrose was taken sick aft r riding Puff Ball and forced to cancel hia other engagements. Monday being the regular off day, the Oriental Park track gates will be closed. Tho sport will be resumed Tuesday with the running of an excellent program of six races. Thomas Monahan, president of the Cuba-American Jockey Club, left New York la.t Saturday by a Ward Line steamer and is dua to reach Havana Tuesday afternoon, bringing a party of friends with him. COL. DE ESTRAMPES ILL. The familiar figure of Col. J. De Estramprs, the popular Havana sportsman and owner of the good stable in charge of -Whitey" Hop is missing from Oriental Park at this mol ing. He has been confined to his homv in this city for some time suffering from an attack of illness. His legion of friends hope hope for his speedy recovery. Among todays distinguished visitors wero General Enoch Crowder. S. Lowe, who rode at Oriental Park two years ago, is the latest addition to the ranks of the local riders, having arrived Friday from Maryland. Lowe is under contract to James Fitzsimmons, the well-known eastern trainer, and rode with success on the American tracks this year. He will ride for P. Hinphy here. Among the visitors accompanying General Enoch Crowder were Jose Marty, ex-secretary of war, and Colonel Rosendo Collazo. Jockey IT. Kaiser was suspended for ten days by the stewards. G. Williams was also suspended for ten days and F. Merimee for five. These boys were suspended by the starter. P. Sanford was suspended five days fir disorderly conduct and his badge has been taken up. Carlos Manuel De Cespedas, secretary cf state under President Zayas, was a visiror at the clubhouse this afternoon, accompanied by a party of sixteen Cubans and their frn-ilies. Mr. Ce3pedas recently relinquished s Washington ambassadorship to accept tho portfolio in the Zayas cabinet.

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