Tijuana Derby Winner: Crack o Dawn Victorious in Big Mexican Three-Year-Old Race.; Carries Colors of Maryland Turfman C. Koehler, Who Recently Purchased the Colt., Daily Racing Form, 1921-03-21


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TIJUANA DERBY WINNER Crack of Dawn Victorious in Big Mexican ThreeYearOId Race Carries Colors of Maryland Turf ¬ man C Koehler Who Eecently Purchased the Colt SAX DIEGO Cal March 20 Crack o Dawn the chestnut colt by The Manager Shuek II by Jean Bereand won the Tijuana Derby today before a big crowd that included many visitors from Los Angeles and San Francisco Martin A Xoonan was second and Cahalan third thirdWhen When the starters for the Tijuana Derby were named this morning it was learned that Jim Roden acting for C Koehler the ifaryland horseman had purchased at private sale from owner Goodloe the Kentucky colt Crack o Dawn It was con ¬ sidered that Crack o Dawn was one of the danger ¬ ous contenders that Martin A Xoonan would have to meet in the big race His elimination from the competition us an enemy improves the chances of the Koehler colors as he was coupled in the betting with Martin A Xoonan The deal for Crack o Dawn was made two weeks ago but has been kept a profound secret by all concerned until this morn ¬ ing when it was made necessary to disclose the matter matterSummer Summer weather with a fervid sun brought out n bumper Saturday crowd to Tijuana yesterday which saw the fast colt Xebulous heat an allaged band at one and a sixteenth miles in the feature race of the day X lmI ns went to the front at the rise of the barrier and never seriously menaced held Great Hawk safe in the final drive Hob Baker placeOwner a warm favorite finished in third place Owner C T Worthington owner of the unbeaten filly Pepler Tea uncorked another speedy one when he sent Lottie Loraine 1o the post in the Initial race She showed extreme speed and made her opponents look cheap winning the race with an eight lengths advantage from Apricot and Capt Clover Striker proved best in the second race and won in hollow fashion with Dienero and Miss Dunbar finishing in the order named namedThe The favorite Headman on the strength of liin previous good race was a hot favorite but was on his bad behavior and when the barrier arose it found him stubbornly standing at the post refusing to budge despite a flogging from the assistant starters startersCLOSE CLOSE FINISH IN FOURTH RACE RACEA A stirring finish marked the running of the fourth race at threequarters in which Aunt Annie Ta wasentha Shoreacres and Maud M finished closely grouped Aunt Annie just managed to catch the judges eyes by a nose while the next three were heads apart apartIf If the fourth race was close the result of the sixth race was in doubt until the judges had flashed the winner Christie Hollers Gen Hyng and Sasin finished as one horse their three muzzles being almost on a line as they passed the finishing post Christie Hollers made the pace and hung on long enough to win the verdict from the fast coming Gen Hyng Sasin the heavily backed favorite was best of the others othersThe The colors of George J Miller the oldtime jockey were returned a winner in the final race of the day the fleet threeyearold Wild Thoughts daughter of Ivan the Terrible having a four lengths advantage at the finish over the extreme outsider Mary Heigel and the favorite Harry D DJockey Jockey Yeargin showed good saddle form during the afternoon being successful on three of his mounts two of which took the most skillful riding to land them first by scant margins marginsThe The threeyearold colt John Iloshor was geldtd this morning and will be rested preparatory to being raced in Kentucky this spring springThe The good horse Silvery Light is dead a victim of throat trouble and other complications He had been ailing for some time and was reduced to skin and bones when he died Col A X McClure and Col C Enos of the Army Remount division paid a visit to the Tijuana track this morning and during the course of the after ¬ noon announced that they had purchased for the government the stallions Rey el Pleasanton and Czardom They also have made offers for Trophy Basil King Agrippa White Shield and Mars Mouse they coming up to the standard required by the government governmentTod Tod Sloan the former orldfamous jockey mo ¬ tored here from Los Angeles with a party of mov ¬ ing picture friend to witness the running of the Derby DerbyThe The crack filly Edwina winner of the Haja California Handicap met with a painful accident this morning while being schooled to the barrier While acting fractiously she got astride of the inside rail and skinned her legs considerably Veterinarian Dr Ogle made an examinations of the filly jinil reported that besides the abrasions sus ¬ tained he found no other injuries

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