Libyan Sands Breaks Havana Record.: Runs Fast Mile and Fifty Yards at Oriental Park-Ladies Day Brings Out Big Crowd., Daily Racing Form, 1917-01-17


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LIBYAN SANDS BREAKS HAVANA RECORD. Runs Fast Mile and Fifty Yards at Oriental Park — Ladies Day Brings Out Big Crowd. Havana. Cuba. January Hi. — J. B. Goodmans Liberator showed a good performance in the three-quarters handicap at Oriental Iark this afternoon. whin he picked up 121 pounds and beat Bonnie Tess a half length in a driving fjni-h. There was a stiff wind blowing down the honi1 stretch, but despite this fact and the heavy weight he carried. Liberator ran the three-quarters in 1:12.-.. The third race furnished a sinew-straining finish, m which Senor Eizamas Wenonih came from behind and just managed to get up in time to beat Ii rrot by a no e. Her victory was due to Ambrose- strong finish. The race was a selling affair and Wenomih was boosted from 00 to ~. by R. Small, but was retained. Just as the barrier was sprung in the second race. Toisou dOr wheeled, crossing in front of I-orothy T. and Casco and forced their riders to pull up. The stable of Senor A. Lezama. whose horses are now trained by If. Daly, scored a double when Libyan Sand- won the fifth. The Rock Sand eolt is in particularly good form. Ambrose had him under restraint until the last quarter, when he assumed an easy lead and. at the end. won by n half dozen lengths. Incidentally the colt hung up .-. new track record for a mile and fifty yards of 1:42-.-, sad ran the first mile in 1:39. Mr. and Mrs. Kobert Oxnard of California and Mr. and hfra. Ben Oxnard of Savannah were among tbe visitors. It was Ladles Day. the second of the meeting, and a large crowd was present.

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