Rain Falls at Tijuana: Sudden Downpour Changes Track Conditions and Gives Mud Runners Opportunity, Daily Racing Form, 1921-02-16


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I RAIN FALLS AT TIJUANA ! Sudden Downpour Changes Track Conditions j and Gives Mud Runners Opportunity. SAN DIKCO. Cal., February 15. A -udd.n down- pear of ram, which fell Incessantly just before I noon Monday. conTCrted the I i.juana course into a sea of mud and horses with a fondues- for heavy going had an advantage. Owing to the sudden i change of track renditions withdrawals were na- ! morons. The western -bred gelding Hyampsm, find- i i inu a track to his likim:. proved rirtorloaa in tin-Si. Valentine Day Handicap at one mile, which was the feature race of yesterdays program. The f General Boherta was watted with in close pur-uit of the pacemaker Xebalous until straightening oat for home, win re be ranged up alongside of him and. in a long sastained stretch drive, raced into defeat the Koehler coll in the last fifty yards. i billon- ran the best race since his western invasion, showing keen speed all the way. .lockey Vi-argin •eased him up when it was apparent that the colt wis beaten. loan Basher was third. He proved a bitter disappointment to his many admirers who had backed him into favoritism. William "Bed" Wslhers three-year-old colt I Chow ran true to his breeding and won the fifth race In hollow fashion from T:l w.isentha and Basj Bird, Chow was well backed by his stsble connections and never left the Isaac in doaht after taking the early lead. .lockey Charles Thompson accepted terms today to ride for E. B. Bradley, the Kentucky turfman, next spring and summer, and will report to his em- ! nloyet on March !. I The •"men with baiters** were exceedingly active ■ ■ in the last race yesterday, three horses changing j bands. Minnie II. was claimed U r s.mmi by B. H. ; C I. while Sea Way. which was bought at privati sale by c. Irby yesterday no ruing again changed | | barns. W. c. Wesnt acquiring hfan for *1 800. C. B. Irwin took W lie fcloutgmnrry for ..210. He Frank was moved today to Ci-o. F. Fullers I private training grounds at Imperial Beach. The winner of Ike 010.000 Fa ia California Handicap will be pointed for the 0.ox» Coffroth Handles D I aad will be prepared oa the hard Handy Beach of i the Pacific Oct an. The owners of the two year-olds here are busy getting their juveniles ready for ;he two stakes which are down for deeisfc n in the near future. The lirst to he decided i- the Juvenile Stakes at half mile, which will be run on February 27. in March 20 the Tijuana Futurity at lour and a half furlongs will be programmed. . -A

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