Tijuana Meeting Ends: Sudden Termination due to Unexpected Passport Conditions, Daily Racing Form, 1921-02-23


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TIJUANA MEETING ENDS ♦ — ■ Sudden Termination Due to Unexpected Passport Conditions. ♦ Track to Remain Closed Until Mexican Officials Remove Harsh Restrictions. ■AM DIF.C.O "ill.. February J-2 — After n mwt-lag of the Board of Directors held in he offices of the Lmth California lackey Chafe in San Diego yesterday, it was decided that OWiag to the sudden ami iini-|M rcted drastic pa-sport condition imposed OB the American public iit tin- border bj Mexican officials, the ti.uk would rime its gates after today, and —Id not ri-open until such time BS the harsii reetrietkMH uc lifted. The Mexican ragbag rauntbrea payment of .fl to the Mexican causal here for the vim iny of nemMneUt passports iinil sl for temporary ones. President James V. Coffroth has the support of hath the burneasea and the puhlic. who realize Ilia the tm.lusl t.ax levied on the American public i-auek that it i- impossible to coinliici his meeting. Should the Central iovernment at Mexico City lift the restrictions, racing will tie resunaed and the manv stake- .| to he decided will !«• held as -ctiedulod. A thrilling finish in;irkeil the mile and ji quarter fifth ami feature race of yesterdays card, in which Horace I.-ri i wiin by a nose rerdrict from I. B. Irwin- Water Willow. The two hooked an molw.-.y If the stretch and in a rousing Batch Miiritielli on Betaee I.ereli fairly lifted his mount, a winner lo the -inallo-t af margin-. Jockey Mnxtiiu rode two winner- during the af-teraaoa, piloting Knnna William- to ictory in the first race and later -coring with Bingloader in the sixth. A drizzling rala fell during the afternoon, hut this did not dam;. en the spirits of those on hand, who enjoyed a good card of racing. The he-i program of the meeting is provided for today, with the So.lHH Tijuana Bu-ino— Mens Handicap the feature even!. After many trial* Taw asenthn. the laud limit filly hraaa"h here hjr "Daggle" Smith, finally tat away from Hie |wst in a good pesitlOB and won tile second race in game faahiea from .lack bedi and Sister lolly. The gelding Jim Winn, a itarter in the third race, fell lame hadly and it i* doubtful Whether he will ever he seen tinder culms again. «

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