Ties Perhaps Record: Mountain Lassie Scores Seventh Victory of Havana Meeting.; P. Groos Sensational and Successful Riding Big Feature of Tuesdays Racing., Daily Racing Form, 1923-03-21


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TIES PERHAPS RECORD Mountain Lassie Scores Seventh Victory of Havana Meeting P Groos Sensational and Suc ¬ cessful Riding Big Feature of Tuesdays Racing HAVANA Cuba March 20 When W R Coes threeyearold filly Mountain Lassie won the third race this afternoon she tied Perhaps for the championship honors at Ori ¬ ental Park this winter Both horses have scored seven victories In her twelve starts Mountain Lassie finished outside the money only three times being second twice In to ¬ days race Groos took her back rounding the far turn when the Cubanbred Frank S rushed to the front and when the latter bore out she again took the lead and at the finish led Pony Express by a half length The lat ¬ ter was a head in front of Suisiana with Wild Cat fourth another head away Tho finish was an inspiring one four of the five starters being separated by inches as they dashed across the winning line lineToday Today marked the beginning of the final week of the present meeting With the run ning of next Sundays program the long win ¬ ter season will have ended Then will come the scattering of horsemen and followers the majority booked for either Kentucky or Maryland MarylandAside Aside from Mountain Lassies smashing victory the riding of young Groos was a distinctive feature of this afternoons racing He rode three winners in a row Get Em Mountain Lassie and Toe the Mark and in each instance was a big factor in the suc ¬ cess of his mount being forced to ride hard and valiantly before victory was assured assuredSPECTACULAR SPECTACULAR STRETCH DUEL DUELIn In the mile of the fourth race Toe tha Mark was the outstanding favorite and made good under Groos1 hustling ride Forewarn set the pace to the stretch then quit and Toe the Mark which had moved up rapidly entering the homestretch took the lead Then the real battle began Golden Red raced alongside of Toe the Mark and the pair put up a terrific duel for first honors Not until the last eighth did Toe the Mark gain an inch and only after as stubborn a struggle as one could wish to see did Golden lied give away slightly the Hice color bearer earning the decision by three parts of a length lengthJack Jack Healey scored a lucky victory in tho first race McAlaney found an opening next to the inside rail rounding the far turn squeezed through entering the homestretch and drew away but at the finish had to be ridden out to beat Machine Gunner by a scant length The latter was sharply cut off at the half mile post and Burns was forced tp pull up He was moving fast at the time and would have undoubtedly won but for the interference Shingle Shack reared up just as the barrier was sprung sprungThe The start in the second race was rather ragged and Spods and Equator were as good as left McLane began quickest of all but almost immediately propped Get Em took the lead and drew away in the first eighth At the top of the homestretch Salamander moved up with a determined bid but after getting to the leader tired and San Diego caught and passed him in the last sixteenth Get Em was tiring and only had a half length to spare at the end endPAULA PAULA VS FIXE RACE RACEPaula Paula V came from last place to beat Guardsman by a length in the fifth The latter made all the pace and had two lengths lead entering the homestretch but tired Proceeds never was a factor Crumpsall quit after following the pace closely until well around the far turn turnA A special race at a mile and a quarter scheduled to be run Wednesday afternoon received more than the regular number of entries and had to be divided into two races The starters in both contests will be eligible for a special event at two miles and a six ¬ teenth to be run on the closing day of the meeting meetingColonel Colonel Alvin Owsley national commander of the American Legon who arrived in Ha ¬ vana Monday was a distinguished clubhouse visitor today todayProminent Prominent among todays arrivals were Mr and Mrs II L Firestone of Akron Ohio Mr Firestone is head of the extensive tire man ¬ ufacturing firm that bears his name nameMr Mr and Mrs Horace Stoneham arrived from New York today and are guests of the Jockey Club Mr Stoneham is a brother of Charles A Stoneham owner of the New York National League baseball team teamL L Hammond sold the horses Hush and Iledland to L A Heed at private terms termsG G II Marlman has been engaged to train the horses belonging to S Miodow MiodowTom Tom Poyle sold the good selling plater Fer mm to H Torriente for a private considera ¬ tion tionJ J Arthur purchased from Lee Madison tho Coutiuuid ou twelfth page TIES PERHAPS RECORD Continued from first pane j fouryearold colt Quanah which formerly raced in the colors of Edward F Seagram the Canadian owner owner1L 1L D Brown ami Mrs Brown who have been visiting Mr Browns father here de ¬ parted today for their home in Culver City Cal CalM M J Nolan disposed of the sixyearold War Map to J W ONeil ONeilConsiderable Considerable interest is being manifested in Victor MunoK Day Friday March 23 when the gate and private box receipts will be turned over to the family of the late popular sporting editor of the Havana Jockey Club ClubA A Yerrat resumed riding today after his suspension of three days for disobedience at the post postPreparatory Preparatory to shipping to Kentucky W F Knebelkamp is weeding out his stable Today he disposed of the horses Mammon Mooresquc Harry Glover and Carrure to S Sj j iliodow at private terms termsi i Mister Jiggs which was injured in a race last Saturday developed lockjaw and had to 1 be destroyed this morning

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