Beats Chief Sponsor: Edgar Allan Poe Takes Havana Feature by a Nose.; Grandson Also Scores Narrowly--Perhaps in a Canter--Light Showers During Afternoon., Daily Racing Form, 1923-01-24


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BEATS CHIEF SPONSOR Edgar Allan Poe Takes Havana Feature by a Nose Grandson Also Scores Narrowly Perhaps in a Canter Light LightShowers Showers During Afternoon HAVANA Cuba January 23 M J Daly3 good sprinter Edgar Allan Poe scored his first victory at Oriental Park when he stag ¬ gered in a nose in front of Chief Sponsor in the Admiral Pakenham Handicap this aft ¬ ernoon This was provided as the feature of an otherwise ordinary program It furnished a stirring contest with the winner in doubt until the official placing was displayed Tho Boy was favorite and received strong sup ¬ port but whatever chance he had was ruined when he run out rounding the far turn en ¬ tering the homestretch homestretchFaithful Faithful Girl a castoff of David Gideon3 stable finally managed to win a race when she beat a band of cheap maidens in the first race a dash of threequarters This filly was heavily supported by her people on several occasions and always proved a dis ¬ appointment She raced into a long lead in the first eighth and although tiring badly at the end managed to last long enough to beat Pandine by a length lengthLight Light showers fell and although the foot ¬ ing was a bit soft the track conditions were good This favored Hullo which made an exhibition of his opponents by outrunning them from the start and winning by a half dozen lengths from Ruth Wehle in the sec ¬ ond The winner was backed heavily at post time and her victory was naturally popular popularHURON HURON II ALL THE WAY WAYWilliams Williams got Huron II off in front when the start came in the third and was never headed At the top of the stretch Memphis and Panaman moved up with threatening challenges but when the final test came both tired and Huron II won by a half length lengthAnother Another tight fit came with the running of the fifth race when Grandson came from behind in the stretch and just managed to get up in the closing strides to beat the tiring Randel by a nose Callahan rode a strong finish on the winner and outrode Yerrat in the end endJockey Jockey Lancet suffered some painful bruises when Johr J Jr belted with him into a fence in the first race raceThe The Luke McLuke gelding Perhaps hung up another score when he easily accounted for the closing dash After leading by a wide margin throughout Burns eased him up at the end De Bonero favorite in this race quit badly after going a half mile mileJoseph Joseph Coleman who is employed in the jockey room at Oriental Park received word that his brother Henry Coleman died at his home at Brooklyn Monday afternoon The deceased was a wellknown eastern horseman and is survived by the widow Henry Cole ¬ man was kicked by a horse over a year ago and never fully recovered from the injuries injuriesJ J F Haynes owner of a small racing stable here returned today from a visit of several weeks duration at his home in To ¬ ronto Ont and was accompanied by F N Brener another wellknown Canadian horse ¬ man manThrough Through an error it was published that T Burns was set down by starter Milton for disobedience at the post in Sundays third race It was G Fields the rider on Winni ¬ peg who incurred the suspension suspension3IR 3IR MILLINGS DEPARTS DEPARTSC C K G Billings millionaire sportsman who has been visiting with four other prom ¬ inent Americans departed this morning for Key West where they will board Billings yacht yachtA A Josepn a wellknown race follower ar ¬ rived today from New York and will remain until the close of the meeting meetingNathan Nathan L Miller former governor of New York arrived at Havana Monday on the steamer Monterey and was among the vis ¬ itors at Oriental Park today This is ex Governor Millers second visit to Havana he having visited this city during his in ¬ cumbency as chief executive of the Empire State StateJ J S Tony Wallace assistant racing secretary at Oriental Park was called home to Lexington Ky because of the serious ill ¬ ness of his mother During his absence Charley Henry will servo as entry clerk clerkJ J A Robinson president of the Knoxvllle Tenn Trust Company was a recent arrival and was an interested spectator at the racing today todayTom Tom Brown who f r several years has been doing starting diry at minor meetings and who is employed at Oriental Park in the mutuel department is a candidate for the position of starter on the Kentucky trades this year to succeed the late A B Dade

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