Clark M. Wins Again at Havana: Oriental Park Stewards Rule off an Owner and Clerk-Suspend Two Jockeys, Daily Racing Form, 1919-03-02


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CLARK M. WINS AGAIN AT HAVANA Oriental Park Stewards Rule Off an Owner and Clerk Suspend Two Jockeys, HAVANA. Cuba, March 1. The consistent racer Clark M. scored another victory at Oriental Park this afternoon, making his sixtli winning race at this meeting. He came from behind and won with plenty to spare by a couple of lengths from the early pacemaker, Phedoden. Interesting contests were in order, and a number of the finishes were exceptionally close. In the second Lady James arid Wild Thyme put up a game battle for first honors, the former earning the decision by a neck, while in the following race Chemung and Lady Jane Grey staged a thrilling stretch duel, the last named just failing to get up because weakly ridden at the end. Ivry, the odds-on favorite In the fifth, scored in easy fashion after a splendid performance, the Sience three-year-old closing a big gap after being cut off on the first turn and being forced to work his way up on the outside. Capt. Marchmont encountered no serious opposition in the closing race, and won with plenty to spare. . Jockey Dominick, who had the mount on Clark M., was suspended for ten days by the stewards for crossing over in front of Ca.van Boy in the back-stretch, causing the rider of the last named to pull up. During the afternoon the stewards issued a ruling which brought turf suspension to an owner and clerk, -while jockey Jeffcott was set down for a year. The full ruling was as follows: "Jockey H. Jeffcott suspended for one year for being an accessory in bribing a jockey on Thursday, February 27. Antonio Narvaez was ruled off the turf for attempting to bribe a jockey on Thursday, February 27, and further entry of the horses Zu Zu. Dash, Nib. The Duke and Miss Procter are refused. F. H. Shriner was ruled off for corrupt practices in connection with the turf." F. H. Brunell, publisher of Daily Racing Form, accompanied by Mrs. Bninell, arrived here yesterday from New Orleans. They will remain for about a week. Kay Spence has added the plater Ivry to his string. He purchased the latter from J. W. Pangle at private sale. J. R. Carvallo recently purchased Hwfa for 25 and Hands Off for a like amount. G. M. Ridge bought Boy Blue for 50 and Jake Holtnian secured Jutland for 75.

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