The Boy Conquers Aiken: Accounts for El Morro Castle Handicap in Fast Finish, Daily Racing Form, 1922-02-05


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] i , I j THE BOY CONQUERS AIKEN a- Accounts for El Morro Castle Handicap in Fast Finish. a Wilson* s Poor Judgment Responsible for Aikens Downfall — Fine Sunday Program. HAVANA. Cuba. February A. - F. A. Goks f.jsf sprinter The Boy accounted for the Rl Mono Castle Handicap at Oriental Park taday srhen he Nat Aiken by a neck in a Stirring Stretch drive. 1 he winner ran coupled with Bad Man. was ridd ui by Kennedy anil, after being ouiiiin in the e.nli st-iges mond up to a contending position loun.liiig the far nun and when Ararat and Cuvnor tired in ihe final eighth, drew .bar. It. however, was an extremely lucky victory and he never would have beaten Aiken lad ihe latter been ridden with better judguK lit. Wilson, who had the mount on Aiken. St temp ted to come thrsagh an impossible opening at tile top of the homestretch. Inable to do so he kept Aiken behind the l.-adeis until in the lasi fifty jeida When he finally made up his mind to :;.. to the outside Alter Aiken got Hear he finished srith a great burst of speed and was going tWO s i •. es 10 the winners one at the finish. C P. Sherman saddled his fin winner at thi« meeiing in Mrs. c 11. Bilny* Pokey P... which he seal i . tie pant in the opening dash. Pokey B., ridden by Fletcher, mad. ;1,i the [..i.e. winning easily from White Crown. Incidentally his was Jarkty Fletchers first winning mount ai this meeting. Ilsad Hope looked lik- a soft spot in the second, hut proved a disappointment, being left at the hairier when the start nnse and going away walking. a.- dreamed eat, than made up saese grssmd, bat licked his usual da-i. aid was never dangeri us. The winner turned up in Sunrose. which ..line iiom be bind :u the stretch t heal the tiring Frascnele by a length. Haran made a runaway affair of the third when he raced into a long lend in the early siages and the result was never in doubt, although he had to be ■bakes up in the last fiftj yards • stall off Ber-r.-l ;a. Diversity was pounds the best in her race. Mai Ian permitted his meant ta drop sal .f ..intention in the first three-. plan. -is of a mile ami weal wide entering the hone si retch. At the finish Diversity displayed great speed and in the last sixteenth was fast overtaking Who Can Tell, which lasied long • i Itngl to win by a sent length. Zoic canie from a long way back in the stretch in tin- sixth race, finishing with a rush and getting up in the last fifty yards to heat QcOTge W. by a little over a length. Whispering v.,s claimed an Friday by p.. F. Kelly for SI. DHL | The program of seven races offered for the ap proval of the Cuba American Jockej and Auto Clubs pa irons tomorrow afternoon promisee a superior brand of racing, which. Combined with perfect weather and tra k conditions, shoud attract one of the largest threi.u-s ..f the season to Havanas greatest outdoor smnsemenl ressrt. The Bnvnna ! lilctric Light and Pastel Handicap, one of the Stake fixtures named fat the public utility corporation so ably presided over by Frank Stein hurt, is billed as the mala attraction. The Derhj Handicap, wilh a value of S!Hmi far three-year-old - exclusively at three-onurters of i mile, will be t brilliant secondary feature nnd iTmahl prove of grcai I interest, due to the fact thai eleven poteatio] cm. I j I dates for Cuban Derby honors are Banned as .on testaata. On examination by Dr. F. W. Ashe it was found that Colonel Lit. which was ■ b aten favorite in the fifth race Thursday, had sustained a ruptured suspensory ligament and as a result will not be able to race again for some time. He will probably he turned out on some farm here until next fall. Jack Hare, a bookmaker, who left a short time ago for New Orleans, will return Monday acorn panted by Lee Campbell, another bookmaker. John McGraw anil wife were entertained hy a party of friends al a dinner in the clubhouse after the races this afternoon. Among those present were Mr. and Mrs. Edward Burke. Mr. and Mrs. Horace Stoneham. Mr. and Mrs. Claude Kyle and Mr. and Mrs. T. K. Lynch. O

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