Large Cuban Entry List: Martin Nathanson Reports Nominations to Havana Stakes Larger than Ever Before, Daily Racing Form, 1921-10-28


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i LARGE CUBAN ENTRY LIST Martin Nathanson Reports Nominations to Havana Stakes Larger Than Ever Before. LOUISVILLE, Ky., October 27. Kacing secretary Martin Nathanson, who has been at Churchill Downs accepting stake entries for the forthcoming winter meeting at Oriental Park, met with encouraging success and reports that nominations to the twenty-two rich races this year are more numerous than ever. This- is in a measure due to the better class of horses that will participate in the winter racing. From here Mr. Nathanson went to Maryland on a similar mission and he will remain in Baltimore until November 2, closing time for the stakes, after which he will depart for Havana. The Havana special that left Louisville Tuesday was the largest special horse train that ever departed for any point outside of the .United States, and carried approximately 1S5 horses, the great majority of which had been racing on the Kentucky tracks. The train was scheduled to make a fast run to Key West, where the cars will be placed aboard the big ferry bound- for Havana. On arrival there they will be switched to Oriental Park, where the horses will be unloaded. Of the stables that had arranged to ship on the special all carried out their plans with the exception of Major Thomas C. McDowell, who decided at the last moment not to engage in a winter campaign. Mr. McDowell, however, expects to pay a lengthy visit to Havana in the winter. Mose Gold-blatt and Keene Brothers had the, largest consignments on the special. The former sent eighteen head, while the latters list included fifteen. Dates of the running of eight of the stakes have been announced as follows: Thanksgiving Handicap, November 24. Cuba Mile Two-Year-Old Championship, December 4. Cuba Mile Three-Year-Old Championship, December 11. ; Cuba Produce Stakes, Second Part, December IS. Christmas Handicap. December 25. New Year.s Handicap, January 1,-1022. Independence Handicap, February 24, 1022. Cuban Derby, March 2i, 1U22. The stable of W. F. KiigbclkiUnpv the Louisville baseball magnate, will be shipped to Havana in charge of W. B. Finncgan after the close of the Lexington meeting. Finncgan is also arranging to take along at the same time a number of horses belonging to W. V. Thravcs and Kay Spence. J. O. and G. II. Keene will command the services of jockey F. Weiner at Havana next winter in addition to J. McCoy, the stables regular rider. R. A. Smith has decided to, race at Havana and will shortly ship his stable there. Among the horses to go forward are Slippery Elm and Irish Kiss. The ten yearlings that Mose Goldblatt will race in Havana for Harry Tayne Whitney will be sent direct from Brookdale farm by -express. Goldblatt has arranged with trainer James Rowc to take the Whitney stables jockey Penman to Cuba.

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