Speedy Mountain Lassie: Scores Her Sixth Victory of Present Oriental Park Meeting.; Different Eyes Forces Her to the Limit to Win by a Neck--Uncle Sonny and Mess Kit in Tight Finish., Daily Racing Form, 1923-03-16


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SPEEDY MOUNTAIN LASSIE Scores Her Sixth Victory of Pres ¬ ent Oriental Park Meeting Different Eyes Forces Her to the Limit to Win by a Xeck Uncle Sonny and Mess Kit in Tight Finish HAVANA Cuba March 15 Light showers fell this morning and helped rather than hurt the track at Oriental Park This aft erncon it was fast and springy as the time made by ordinary horses show The program was made up of a series of claiming races the majority of which were at sprinting dis ¬ tances What was meant as the feature was the fifth a dash of five and a half furlongs in which some fair sprinters went to the post Kenneth Karrick saddled the winner in W R Coes Mountain Lassie The latter made a runaway of the race setting the others a fast pace from the start and hug ¬ ging the inside rail all the way In the stretch she began to tire and Groos was forced to put up a strong finish to outlast Different Eyes and beat the latter by a neck Todays victory marked the sixth for Mountain Lassie at this meeting Tony Sue the favorite began slowly and raced on the outside of the others all the way wayFlying Flying Orb started out like a winner in the fcurlh sprinted into a commanding lead in the first eighth and held a good advantage over his opponents to the stretch turn where he began to tire and bear out Polar Cub which had been rated in second position came in next to the inside rail and in the final eighth drew away to win by a couple of lengths Flying Orb was four lengths in front of Guardsman GuardsmanVOXCK VOXCK 131 1MIESSIVEIA 1MIESSIVEIAPonce Ponce the big chestnut twoyearold by the Broomstick stallion Duquesne from Hes ¬ ter which was beaten a head by Pilades in his first start a few days ago came back with a good performance this afternoon when he proved an easy winner in the first race a three and a half furlongs dash He was ridden by Clements assumed an easy lead before he had gone a sixteenth and shook off his opponents in the stretch run to win going away a length and a half from Hetty W Solomons Kilts was third The winner raced in the colors of the Rosario Stable and was trained by J J McCafferty McCaffertyA A tight fit came with the finish of the second race when Uncle Sonny got up in the final strides to beat the tiring pacemaker Mess Kit by a nose The latter outran his opponents from the start and rounding the Continued on twelfth page SPEEDY MOUNTAIN LASSIE Continued from first pase far turn drew away into a four lengths lead but tired badly in the last quarter Colossus was a fast closing third coming from behind in the stretch and finishing with a great ruslu rusluCrestwood Crestwood Boy proved best in the third He was outrun to the stretch but slipped through on the inside when Bond bore out in the final eighth He held the latter safe and beat him by a length Mary Maxim had to be hard ridden to stall off Blaisc which came from behind and finished fast fastHumpy Humpy made the pace to the stretch in the sixth race where Stutts brought Lady Rachel to the outside of the leader The pair fought it out all during the last eighth and at the end Lady Rachel won by a neck from Humpy which in turn beat Yankee Boy a head for second place The latter was best and with i clear passage could not lose Yankee Boy was in a pocket on the back stretch and never got clear until the last sixteenth and at the finish was gaining with eery stride strideJockey Jockey W Milner will depart Saturday for Lexington ICy with his contract employ ¬ er S J Keliey KelieyThe The visitors today at the clubhouse includ ¬ ed Orson Taylor a real estate dealer of Chicago and his wife William L Park of Chicago vicepresident Illinois Central Rail ¬ road Daniel Wing banker and Mrs AVing of Boston Roy Atwood a broker and Mrs Atwood of Springfield Mass Henry Robin ¬ son and wife of Pittsburg William Walker a broker and Mrs Walker Mr and Mrs William K Haskill of New Ycrk and Dr C F Wilkin of Washington accompanied by his daughter

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