Havana Folks Turn Out In Droves: Horses Racing, Novelty and Mule Races Among the Mardi Gras Attractions Provided., Daily Racing Form, 1919-03-17


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HAVANA FOLKS TURN OUT IN DROVES Horses Racing Novelty and Mule Races Among the Mardi Gras Attractions Provided HAVANA Cuba Msircli 10 Today was u gala occasion at Oriental Park The program wsis made up of nine races witli the Havana Handicap as the outstanding feature Additional attraction were a novelty handicap in which foot runners horses automobiles and motorcycles participate sind si race for mules in which there were eight starters startersThe The novelty rsice was won by one of the foot run ¬ ners A Rodriguez winning easily He ran the 480 yards in fiftysix seconds u creditable per ¬ formance considering the footing One of the motor ¬ cycles was second and one of the horses Major Domo was third The queen of the Mardi Grsis csirnival attended by her ladies in waiting drove to the course in state and occupied boxes in the middle of the grandstand adjoining the presidents box An immense gathering was present society turning out in force forceThe The Havana Handicap worth 1900 to the win ¬ ner wan won by Wise Man which beat Ilocnlr and Sasin in a whirlwind finish They passed the judges stand so close together that it took an official placing to decide which was first second and third thirdAt At the conclusion of the races sit Oriental Park course on Saturday the following horses were dis ¬ posed of at auction auctionProperty Property of J Marrone Daddys Choice K C Griffith 3000 Harwood IL E C Griffith 1000 Point to Point G C Mizell 500 Venetian Boy Col dKstmmpes 200 200Property Property of C Buxton Mae Murray G C Mizell 800 Fustian L Brown 1000 Kimpalong B B Rice 800 Ambrose B B Rice 100 100Others Others sold were McLane A Worley 750 Hemlock AV Simons 750 Precious Jewel F G Boughsmau 100 Lamentation FJ Lorcnza 75 Buster Clark H P Jones 450

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