Havana Track Fast Again: Grundy Easily Takes Main Race-Hold Me a Fast Two-Year-Old, Daily Racing Form, 1921-01-07


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HAVANA TRACK FAST AGAIN Grundy Easily Takes Main Race — Hold Me a Fast Two-Year-Old HAVANA, Cuba. January ■ — Baciag it Iriental Park teSM] wa- held under ideal weather and track condition-. The coarse was fa-t and should be at iis best in a few more days. The attendance was of goodly proportions ami tie speculation heavy, with the public faring none loo well, as the majority of the well-hacked favorite- met defeat. The biggest sunrise of the afternoon came in the mile race, run as the fifth, in Which Crnndy. ruaaiaa in sum thing lik- his roe form, wo" off by liitn-i I! He had a siv length- w inning margin orcr i:liorter. m.akiiig id- first -tart of the meeting. Uuaraoteed. the favorite, was third, while Hose Coldblatt-Ballymooney, another warm choice, finished in the rear, badly beaten throughout. Edwar.l Cehriaaa Voa Tromp filly Hold Me. which made an impre-sive debat on New Fear** Day. won her second start today in a manner that -tan p- iier as a juvenile of hili cla— . siie displayed a high fligiit of speed ami. in outrunning li-r opponents, ran a quarter in the fa-t time of :•:, Pinnacle, carrying the colors of H. P. Whitney. finished second and ran well for her first time out. She i- the first of the o-ff-pring of Pennant, the Futurity winner of 1P1:!. to race and appears prom-isim;. Bntwells ron-ing fini-h on Cet Lm was in a great measure responsible for that racers -ucce-s in the second race, for. after showing the way throughout, he tired suddenly near the end and an apparea! easy victory wa- almost turned into defeat. Had John Lowes Civile been closer up in ihe early running; the result might have been different, as tier effort of closing a big gap told on her when almost OB even terms with Oct Lm. old Keweesa furnished another surprise this afternoon by getting up in Hie final strides of the third race to -natch a aose victory from Ed Oarri-on, after the latter had set a fa-l pare throughout ami appeared a sure winner entering the stretch. Driffield caused some excitement by running away a mile after 1 he race. Jockey I. Doiaiaick wss suspended for five days for cutting across in front of the other- with Runny-res shortly after the start of the- fifth race on Wednesday. P.. Held at lived today with the horses Ttvntino and Otsego, which are the property f B. Burton. L. Brewster leaves Saturday 0:1 a steamer for New- Orleans to take ehsrge of .1. o. Keenes horses at the Fair Orounds. Jockey J. McCoy will accompany him. Mr. Brewster i- taking the thlee-1 oar old Willow Tree along, this horse being the only one- that he did not succeed in selling here. C. K. Moan further reduced his stable today by the sale of Osgood to Williams Bros, for a pri-rafta consideration. lm key Pert Kennedy was ar the track today for 1 , the first time since his recent attack of illness. 1 He does not expect to re-uine riding for another 1 week. H. Bridges, who rode Driffield in the third race today, was suspended by the starter for five days for disobedience at the p-t. 1. E Muckenfu-- and W. K. Padgett both registered and claimed Rlack Thong. Muckenfu-- getting him in Ihe to—up for SL200.

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