Early Arrivals in Cuba: Thoroughbred Lovers Gradually Reaching Havana for Winter Opening on Thanksgiving, Daily Racing Form, 1923-11-13


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; ! . J ; i i EARLY ARRIVALS IN CUBA Thoroughbred Lovers Gradually Reaching Havana for Winter Opening on Thanksgiving. HAVANA. Cuba, -Nov. 12. Lovers of the thoroughbred are gradually arriving into this city from the United States for the opening of the racing season here on November 29. Hotel men, jubilant over the steady arrivals from the states predict the next few weeks will see the greatest tourist season in Havanas winter history. When the bugle sounds for the "off" signal at Oriental Park on Thanksgiving Day it will start cne of the longest of winter race meetings. The schedule calls for 120 days and covers approximately the four long months The clubhouse, stands and track are in perfect condition, due to the careful and intensive grooming by one hundred track workers during the past two months. Scores of horses that summered in Cuba are already in training for the numerous purses at Oriental Park. A good number of horses have already come down from the North. Arrangements have been concluded with Sidney Bender in Latonia to ship ten carloads of thoroughbreds in a special train from that point on November 19, while another large consignment of eastern campaigners in special cars will be attached to the regular Havana special at Washington on November 21.

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