Series of Selling Races: Make Up Tuesdays Program at Havana and Provide Good Sport, Daily Racing Form, 1922-02-01


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SERIES OF SELLING RACES ♦ Make Up Tuesdays Program at Havana and Provide Good Sport. o Guardsman and Caraway in Closest Finish of Afternoon — Pastoureau to the Stud. HAVANA. Cuba. January SI.— The program this afternoon at Oriental Park was made up ef a series ol selling races. Th* first four were at sprinting distances. The fooling had dried out since Sunday and. while the going «as in no way fast, it was good. Well balanced fields went to I he post in the majority of the races and tatereetisg eoatests were in order. In liie opener Fickle Fancy scored for the first time during the meeting. He outran the others from the start, was never headed and wos by four lengths iioiu the favorite, Jap Minna Reoui.e was an easy winner of the second dash of three-qaarters of a mile for three-year-old maidens. He outclassed the others and. afier following Mai gaiet Nash to the stretch turn, shook of his opponents, drew away into a long lead and beat Hyetes by length-, the latter la-ting long enough to stagger in a head in front of Kelt! i Perplexity started out io ssake a runaway affair of the third when he led the others until -ttaight-ened out in the BOSsestreteh, where Billy Boots moved up and assumed an easy lead to win at the end by a length and a half. Perplexity, which W;is a first-time starter at this meeting, beat Frascuelo for sec sad place. Not folk Belle showed a k»1 of speed in the first five-eighths ,.f tile Iomth 1: . e :,lld bokd .is tilOllgll she had a winirng lead entering the llOBUSlIf tCB. When tbi tea! lest .-ime she tired in the last six ?.••••,• ], Disvnssioa and Shoot Away passed Norfolk Belle, the forme, wtnalag hy ■ length, with Norfolk Belle two leafths back of Rbool Away. The closest finish of the afternoon caaM with the running of the filth, whea t.uari-mii m ana god to last long enough to beat Caraway hi I bead. The latter caBM fasl in the last sixteenth ami just failed to get up :n time. Navaio was third.

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