Steinhart Colors Again: Carried to Victory in Two-Year-Old Race at Oriental Park, Daily Racing Form, 1922-03-03


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Is c J I ., a j ■ , j , ] i • • ; STE1NHART COLORS AGAIN * Carried to Victory in Two-Year- Old Race at Oriental Park. ♦ Diversity Proves Disappointment in Mile Dash — Racing Conditions and Weather Ideal. a HAVANA, Cuba. March 2.— The Naoidoa en Ctiha Purse, a dash of three-eighths of a mile, for maiden two-year-olds foaled in Cuba, was featured at Oriental Park this afternon and attracted much interest among local racegoers, it brought out a field of six and Frank Steinhart furnished the. winner in Babe Alice, a good looking daughter of Solomon — Llndora Babe Alice was ridden by Kelsay, made ail the pace and beat Brown Shasta by a length. This pair raced like a team into the homestretch, bet in the final eighth Babe Alice drew away. On the showing of the Cuban-bred two-year-olds to date the Steio-hart stable appears to hold the winning hand for the rich Cuban Juvenile Stakes, to be run the Utter part of the meeting. Ideal racing conditions prevailed today, the -weather being balmy and warm, while the track was much improved. The card was made up of a series of claiming races, in which well matched fields faced the starter. Interesting contests were the order ami much enthusiasm was in evidence among the big throng of tourists. The second race found three of the ten starters fighting it out through the homestretch, with Sevillian just lasting long enough to beat Wrecktesa by a head. The latter was ridden by Penman and was going fastest at the end, passing to the front a stride past the finishing mark. Fair Lassie, which made all the pace, was third, beaten by a neck for second place. Old Sinner started with a rush when the start came in the third, sprinted into a commanding lead and looked like a certain winner eutering the homstretch, but tired in the final eighth. First Consul easily wrested the lead from him and won going away by a good margin. Old Sinner had to be ridden out to beat Hutchison by a head for second place. The mile race for three-year-olds, run as the fourth, resulted in a disappointing performance oa the part of Diversity, from the stable of F. J. Kearns. After being caught flu t footed at the start. Diversity closed an immense gap to get into contention and had nothing left when the real test came. The result was that he tired in the last eighth and fell back badly beaten. The winner turned up in Stonewall, from the stable of W. F. Knebelkamp. Stonewall led throughout and was never in danger. Penman easing him up at the end two and a half lengths in advance of Article X.. which outlasted Rnndel for second place. The last two races of todays card were at one mile and fifty yards. Petrarch won the fifth and Tarascon carried off first honors in the filial dash. Petrarch was the favorite, but Tarascon was an outsider. Both won easily. Tom Shaw has written Clarence Herbert, a bookmaker at Oriental Park, that he will be here the last week of the meeting. Mr. Shaw operated here during the first meeting at Oriental Park. W. T. Trenholm. the Canadian turfman, has left for Montreal, after spending a week here. Trenholm owns Red Post, which was operated on by a famous French surgeon last fall and gives eve.y promise of coming hack to the races in the spring as good as ever. Mrs. F. C. Griffith, under whose colors the good Cuban-bred Cuba Encanto races, was an arrival from Santiago. *

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