Havana Stake Entries: Nominations to Christmas and New Years Handicaps, Daily Racing Form, 1919-12-16


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HAVANA STAKE ENTRIES Nominations to Christmas and New Years Handicaps. Other Stakes Pill Well, Particularly the Two 0,000 Added Events. II A VAX A, Cuba, December 15. Although the publication of the Oriental Park book of stake entries Jins Iwen unavoidably delayed, racing secretary Martin Xnthanson is able to auiiouiice the nominations to both the Christinas and New Years Handicaps, which will be the first two stake events to In; decided at the meeting. The Christinas Handicap is at the distance of one mile and fifty yards, while- the New Years is at one mile and three-oixteenths. Roth events have an added money value of ,500. Tlie following are the Ciiristmas Handicap nominations: Armonia Stables Walnut Hall. Lackawanna, Grey Itump. Mess Kit; A. H. Diaz Orestes, Znhil.ind, Graysslan, Blue Wrack. Azurita; W. V. 1liraves Iegal, War .Spirit, Hoenir; Capt. W. J. Press Hubbub, Hank ODay; W. F. 1olsons Bu-ford. Eddie Tranter; C. A. Stonehams 15a lly, J2. H. Taylors Col. Taylor, .1. T. Irelands Dark Hill, .1. L. Douahayt Cromwell, W. Dugans Kight Angle. E. Allegros Scotch Verdict. K. J. Fitzgeralds Sirocco. A. K. Breslers St. Isidore, H. J, Kennedys Meliora. A. Keiths Wenonah, W. I. . Lewis Kiku. K. Linuclls Dig Smoke, G. C. Mizells Sedan. Mrs. C. K. Moores Grundy. Berlin; F. Daytons War Zone, J. .1. OMalleys Diversion, .1. Umensotters Ruby, J. J. Murdock. Texas Special; W. C. Weants Diek Williams, Iolite, Skeer Face;. Columbia Stables The Blue Duke, E. Hurkes Mildred. The New Years Handicap entries are: Walnut Hall. Lackawanna, Ford. Grey Itump, Mess Kit, Golden Chance, Orestes, Zululaud. Cromwell, Scotch Verdict, Dark Hill, Wenonah, Grundy, War Zone, Diversion. Hank ODay, Duford. Dally. Weodthrusli, Iegal. War Spirit, Hocnir, Dick Williams, Iolite. Skeer Face. Derlin. KUlson, The Blue Duke and Mighty Lever. The other eleven stakes to be run at the meeting have also filled well, particularly the Grand National and Cuban Derby, both with an added money value of 0,000. and the Cuba Juvenile Stakes, which is the only stake for two-year-olds to be decided. Oriental Dark patrons are looking forward witli considerable eagerness to the advent of the new year, when they will be afforded an opportunity of seeing the fine band of coming two-year-olds at Oriental Park enter upon their racing careers. There are approximately seventy-five of these youngsters here, and comprising the largest and best bred hand of juveniles ever assembled in Cuba. They are divided among the folloxving stubes: A. II. Diaz. Armonia Stable. Kay Simnee, Harry Payne Whitney. W. .1. Press, .1. T. Ireland, G. P. Sherman. A. R. Bresler, Albert Gascoigne. A. It. Rrcs-ler :md Mrs. C. K. Moore. All of the youngsters have been broken and witli few exceptions are ready to race. WHITNEY AND DIAZ YEARLINGS. Numerically the Whitney and Diaz representations are tlie largest, the first-named having seven and the latter stable an even dozen. Originally the Whitney hand embraced nine, two of the number having recently been sold to the Armonia Stable. The ones that will carry the Whitney colors are hay colt, by Peter Pan Paint Brush; hay colt, by Peter Pan Kasy Street; bay colt, by Peter Pan Adroit; chestnut filly, by All Gold Beginn; bay fillv. hv Peter Pan Florence; bay filly, by Peter Pan Rumpus; chestnut filly, by Peter Pan Rose of Dawn. Eleven of the Diaz list are all by Hessian, bred bv J. K. Madden, and selected for Mr. Diaz by his trainer. William McDaniel. last April. The youngsters were allowed to remain in Kentucky, where they were broken by Cal Milam, and afterward shipped here. Their names and full breeding follows: Big Bill, blk. c, by Hessian Aleen B. Borrita. blk. f. by Hessian Hypatia. Chefa. br. f, by Hessian Old Squaw. Cubanita, b. f, by Hessian Busy Girl. Felix M.. b. c, by Hessian Faust inn. General Agramontc, b. c, by Hessian Astarita. General Menocal. b. c. by Hessian Witful. Genl .1. M. Gomez, b. c. by Hessian Expressing. Mamhi, b. c, by Hessian Yallaha. Mantler. b. c, by Hessian Dum Dum. Maricusa, b. f. by Hessian Aunt Mamie. In addition to these the stable has a chestnut colt by Pecos Iviola that has been named Lucianao, being one of the first thoroughbreds raised in t uba, and the first bred by Senor Diaz at his ranch near Turibacoa. Among the juvenile racers that Kay Spenee is training arc a bay filly by Golden Maxim Wishing Ring, chestnut colt by Boots and Saddle Our Bland and a chestnut filly by Brummel. The stable of Capt. W. .1. Press, which mini- hers among its members the useful horses Hank .ODay. Hubbub and Coral, enjoys a good lead in the list of winning owners for the first fourteen days of the meeting. The stables of W. C. Weant, Williams Bros, and W. F. Poison are also well up on the list. Jockey W. Crump is riding in excellent form and bids fair to le the leading rider of the winter season. He already enjoys a good lead over A. Pickens, Meriniee, Kederis and Harry Garner, his closest competitors. Of the apprentice riders here, and there art? twenty-six of them. F. Lux, W. Crooks, Archainbault. W. Jarrell, F. Chiavetta. L. Woods. E. Fator and Jose Penalver are displaying the most ability. Crooks has had hut four mounts anil won with three of them. L. Woods is being tutored by Kay Spenee, who expects him to develop into n good rider. T. Murray, the Covington lad who was a development of Oriental Park last winter, is not riding witii the ability that marked his work last season and later on in Kentucky. K. Lomas, O. Garcia and J. Penalver are three native Cubans that have just entered upon their riding careers. Tho stable of Frank J. Nolan, which arrived a few days ago, is a welcome addition to tlie list of establishments now here. Tlie stable is a strong one and includes Old Koenig, Ima Frank, Nolawn. Scrub Iady. All Aglow, Tornado, The Trump and n yearling that has been named Royal Green. This is the Beverwyck Stables first season at Oriental Park.

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