Havana Society Much Interested, Daily Racing Form, 1915-11-30


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HAVAMA SOCIETY MUCH IMTERESTED. Havana. Cuba. November 29.— This early the local 1 people are beginning to evince a lot of interest in ■ the winter meeting at oriental Bark, and that it will be a Mi thing in a social way is plain to be seen by the fad that uiauv of the most prominent t people in society in Havana have already put in I their bids for season b ixes. Last winter society V tool; to the racing in a way which prompted Mr. Brown t make special provisions for the social element and. nccocdtac to piesc.it indications, most t of the big social functions of Havana during the e coming winter will be held at the clubhouse at the e race track. That the Kentucky horses wh.cli are now here 5 will have a big edge on the . a-torn horses in the wav of being acclimated « an assured fact and I this earlv the thoroughbreds from the i.lue grass K -tale have reeled off better time in their works s than their owners cxp-ctcd. When H. D. Drown, ; ••eneral manager at Oriental Park, had the trad; J resoibd during the summer he did not figure it . would be as fast as it is and lie is the most surprised ." man of all the way the horses are working. . Thus fur thi fall there has I sen little ram. just enough falling t serve to settle the track. That there will be plenty of jockeys here this , winter and go.*! ones at that, is evidenced by the c report* received fi-m the riders who rode in Keli-imkv 1- aud from many who nulc in the east. last t winter there were plenty of riders here, but this s year the list will be iu.-rea-cd by at least twenty. Included anion:: the riders who will pilot horses bore e •ire ibe two McTaggart boys. Tommy and Johnny, lx.th recognized as leading riders, and this will be * tle-ir lust serviee at Oriental Park. Another rider * wis. will lido here is Kim: I.apaille. of Louisville, • one of the most promising apprentice riders in the " siH.rt iodav. and a hoy who rode many winners on II the Keiituckv circuit. The climate here is just liht f r a hov who has difficulty in keeping down " to weight, and jockeys wl ave trouble in doing K 111* iwunds in the United States have no trouble " riding hero at MB! !"■" "•

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