Coffroth Handicap Winner: Be Frank Victorious in 0,000 Stake Feature at Tijuana.; Race Marred by Fall, Edwina, The Desert and Nepperhan Going Down., Daily Racing Form, 1921-04-11


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COFFROTH HANDICAP WINNER Be Frank Victorious in 20000 Stake Feature at Tijuana Race Marred by Fall Edwina EdwinaThe The Desert and Nepperhan NepperhanGoing1 Going1 Down SAX DIEGO Cal April 10 Bo Frank carrying tin colors of the Bronx Stable and the top weight of 131 pounds captured the 20000 Coffroth Han ¬ dicap at Tijuana this afternoon before an immense crowd Rifle was second and Wynriewood third Rifle at one time had a lead of ten lengths but tired from his fast early pacemaking and was no match for He Frank when tho final test came The race was marred by a bad fall in which Edwina The Desert and Nepperhan went down Luckily horses and riders escaped serious injury injuryFencing Fencing in a faultless manner William Red Walkers Coroiiado captured first honors in the mile and threesixteenths hurdle handicap yester ¬ day before a large Saturday attendance The geld ¬ ing took the hazards in a manner which left little doubt in the minds of the racing public as to which is the best hurdler here Coronado took the first obstacle head and head with Bobby Fib and then drew away into a long lead and galloping along easily in front won pulled up Second place provided the contest of the race as Appletto Adorock and Certain Point fought it out through the final eighth Appletto proved the gamest and outstayed Adorock for second money moneyWilliam William Walker made it a double for the after ¬ noon when his steady going campaigner Nepperhan led past the judges in tho seventh race The King tn V hoc outOlujwed his jipeiicnta uilfl Kicias under stout restraint won as his rider pleased Pierrot was an easy second while Audrey K was best of the others Favorites or second choices accounted for the entire eight races and the form backers enjoyed a profitable afternoon The sport opened with a two yearold race in which the filly Polly Wale was backed to the exclusion of all others Paying 1 to 2 in the machines she ran past the leaders in the stretch and won going away with Plow Steel and Flotation her closest rivals rivalsRobert Robert Lee the old gelding which was shipped here after a season of racing on the Hawaiian Islands made good for thc first time when he won a nose decision over Careen in the second race The winner was well supported and proved that he was much the best bestLady Lady Harrigan was the choice of the public in the mile race but the best she could do was to finish in second place The mare showed an abun ¬ dance of speed but came back to July Fly in the stretch and it was the latter which led her home at the finish El Rey running one of his good races was a bangup third thirdThe The second nose finish of the day came in tho fifth nice at one mile and a sixteenth when Hel man won by inches from Fannie Nail which was an easy second from Shenandoah The choices pro ¬ vided a great struggle through the last sixteenth but Helman got the nod In an extremely close finish finishThe The speedy mare Hazel Dale made it two In a row when she showed her heels to her opponents in he sixth race at fiveeighths fiveeighthsWith With La Bete Noire away badly in the final scramble of the day Perch found but little conten ¬ tion to force him to do his best and in consequence the consistent sprinter won with speed in reserve after making the pace fast throughout

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