Wins Newbury Spring Cup: Orbindos, Second in Lincolnshire, Leads All the Way to Score in Rain and Mud., Daily Racing Form, 1927-04-05


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WINS NEWBURY SPRING CUP Orbindos, Second in Lincolnshire, Leads All the Way to Score in Rain and Mud. LONDON, Eng.. April 4.— Orbindos, beaten by the narrowest of margins in the recent Lincolnshire Handicap, came back Saturday to win the Newbury Spring Cup. With Burns again in the saddle and again carrying 96 pounds, including four jwunds overweight, as was the case in the Lincolnshire, the four-year-old Flying Orb — Farindos colt won easily «from Melon, under jockey I.ane and 108 pounds. Geteb, ridden by Robertson and carrying 100 pounds, was third,, and Friar Wile, which had 111 pounds up, was fourth. Orbindos led from start to finish of the mile handicap. At the end he was two lengths clear of Melon, which dead heated with Asterus for third place in the Lincolnshire, the pair being beaten a length and a half by Orbindos on that occasion. Melon saved second place from Geteb by three lengths. There were eleven starters, of which Colorado was top weight and favorite. He was beaten all the way. The winner was held at 4 to 1. Melon was 11 to 2, while Geteb was 8 to 1. The race was under miserable conditions. It rained persistently and the going was heavy. The crowd was of average proportions. Lordland, owned by W. A. Read, of the Laurel Park Stud, won the Greenham Plate, a one-mile gallop for three-year-olds. The victory was accomplished in the easiest possible manner, Lordland scoring by six lengths from Fourth Hand, Prestissimo, Casino and Buck fast. The result of the Juvenile Plata was a great surprise when Auditor, by Golden Orb, from Orlit. defeated a band of twenty-one other starters, winning by three lengths.

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