Gala Day at Tijuana Track: Mexican Officials Among Saturdays Visitors-Marinelli Rides Five Winners, Daily Racing Form, 1921-02-14


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f 1 | j I i ■ : | .1 ;l so " * _ "- 221 * " i : " of • • I ; " ; ! to * • r I i * of •; * 1 " 1 of |" . ; * : of J I . is I 1 "I I * , 1 1 ■ i GALA DAY AT TIJUANA TRACK Mexican Officials Among Saturdays Visitors — Marinelli Rides Five Winners. SAN KIKi.o. al.. Kebruary l :? Occnaylng i box of honor. Which was dmnad with the git til anil red Mexieaa flora, the Tijuana ronrae was graced yes terday afternoon by the nrenfuce of gocernor Manuel Balarexxo, his estimable wife and a party id ten high Mexieaa offlciala from Mexieali. The ills tin- guishetl visitors |iMik a keen interest in the Satm- day afteraooaa raciag. The day was enlivened bj ■ the presence of the Koyal Mexican Band of twenty nieces, which serenaded the vast throng which was [ on hand to witness the running • the I. inc.. in Day , Handicap. It vsas governor Baiareaaoa initial visit tn the fatuous Mexican coarse and. in answer to president .lames W Coffroths words of greeting, he paid a hiuh tribute to the manner in Which president lif-I froth has conducted the sport since its inception. The Lincoln Birthday Handicap ii three-quarters, which was the outstanding feature of . card of right races, fell to Judge Ellsworth. Capably rid den by jockey Slaughter. Hie sou of the western sji,. j. i Crcwley was referred behind the te-tders and. wii.i a timely race, challenged the pacemaker. Phrone VTanl. midway of the stretch and out- slaved her by a neck al Hie finish. Cacambo wis third, a length awa] fiom 1ulali P., which was outpaced in the early tuntiin. but :i ado up much j ground in the final eighth. Jockey B. Marinelli. the crack lightweight aaaren- ; lie., astoemled the big crowd which was en hand • with his superb horsemanship by winning five races. Maiim His victories en .1. .1. Mai deck and Barbara , . shilling were accomplished in easy fasbhm. bet In- • had to ride with skill and rigor to pilot Knnitana. I i Irish Maid and Yukon past the post. His ; riding cu Irish Maid in the seveah rare was tioiilarly brilliant. Alderman Thomas Iari-y of Chicago was an ani val here today. lb- spoke ill an optimistic vein relative lo Ihe chances of Hawthorne racing next t sammer anil said that it w;ts more than probable thai a sammer meeting would be held there in the middle of Ciis year. Another distinguished j visitor who vtcwci Tti.- BTtWrnoils niiTng with Interest, was IVtngressiuan Sidney K. Mudd f the tin- emtrict where the Bowie track in Maryland is 1, nalcd. The congressman waxed enthusiastic ...r the sport at Tijuana w lion lie had witnessed ivilh his own eyes the exielh at racing which was carried out today. Wallace I... which ran ill the feature race today, suffered i seemingly romidete breakdown. E. i:. Major. H. W Heag. C. P. Irwin and I William . representing the western dii smn of the Th rougbhred Hots.- Associatioa, nb-tamed aa audience with tJovernor Manu. 1 Balareaao. Thej spuke in behalf of Ihe horsemen here and i told the Mexican official how pleated they were ti race at Tijuana, and thai they hoped t be able . lo continue to roaM here for many winters to , , oioe. The gvrerner. Hihumj.Ii his interpreter, re- i ponded with a lengthy speech, in which he bade . the American horsemen welcome anif toW them that lie had their inlcrests at hear: and was ever • I ready to help the cause of the theroaglibred. Jockey J. "Buddy" ;i.iss leaves here on Bandaj j for New York, where he will join the stable or Prederlefc Jonasnn, who bohh first call on his sen hits for 1921 | Horace Paul, the well-known handicappor. is ;: recent arrtral from Now Orleans. Paul hag beet in Bad health and expects to recuperate out here in 1 the warm California sunshine. Jockey P. Harm, who sustained a badj fill some tine.- weeks ago. and whose life bang in the balance j for some time, is pat of the hospital looking none the worse for his serious accident. Inquiries from New Orleans relet ire i" providing stable room for boras » there that wish to r ■ to Tijuana Keen the wires warm these days. Presi neat Jamea W. Coffroth has i„--u forced with much regret, lo refuse any additional shipment s of bono** • •ii aci-nunt of lack of stalls An except iea. how ever, has been made in the rase of Clarence Buxton. ■ who has made extensive stake engagements and who , has had stalls reserved for some time. , j

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