Aikens Auspicious Debut: Peter Pan Colt Makes Fine Showing in His Initial Race at Havana, Daily Racing Form, 1921-01-13


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AIKENS AUSPICIOUS DEBUT Peter Pan Colt Makes Fine Showing in His Initial Race at Havana-. HAVANA. Caha, -laniciiy ll The Armonia Stable n bowed what may develop into a rarely good sprinter when :hcy seal the Harry Payne- Whitney -bred c.dt Aiken to the post in the third race at Oriental Park this afternoon. Aiiien is a son of Peter Pan and was one of a band of yearlings m-u! tee Cuba by Mr. Whitney in charge of .1 Im Y Paagle in the fall of DM9. fin- coll faced the starter for the first i inie thU afternaoa an I was an odda-aa favorite, being heavily hacked. Win a the Start cann- llama and Black Top were- away from the post first and in tin- eeraasble for position Aiken was cut off. Pickens was forced to pull up before he- had goae an eighth. However, Aiken was out in front eateriag tin- home-stretch and dn-v. away into a Ions lead, lie was under restraint ai the end. winning easilj by three lengths from Rama. Aiken is built mi cosapacl lines and undoubtedly i a colt that w iil Improve with racing. The feature attraction, the Nac, jon Handicap, a d.ish of a mile ami a sixteenth, farnfrhed a roa*iag finish between Furbelow and Bally, the- former win-nine by tie- smallest id margtaa. A I. Taylor bbM flu- nine-year-old e-hestnut geld-ins Ply Home to Fraak Grace. lackey I. Ifti mady will in the future ride- at a free lance-. His eagagementa will be made by .1. D. Bealey. A line- laoking bay filly, by Rla/eaw ay, w is fee.iieci on January lo at the breading farm of the Armonia Stable. The stable nf Thaa. Uoaahaa secured first call on the services of Jockey Welner, who was aader engagemaal to ride for i . k. llaora. Bill llnnlcy was claimed by T. Doyle for si liki The paired Jadge itpoited thai jockey K. Itarms. astride- P. lack Tap in tin- third race-, interfered with Pi-kens on Aiken and was suspended tor five da. s.

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