Sailors Fine Performance: His Easy Victory in Tijuana Cup Demonstrates His Ability as Long-Distance Racer., Daily Racing Form, 1921-04-19


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SAILORS FINE PERFORMANCE His Easy Victory in Tijuana Cup Demon ¬ strates His Ability as LongDistance Racer SAN DIEGO Cal April 18 Sailor the five yearold son of All Gold Boisterous carrying the blue and gold colors of the Whatcom Stable with 107 pounds up and ably ridden by jockey E Tay ¬ lor won the 5000 Tijuana Cup at two miles at tlie Mexican track yesterday In winning the last of the stake events to be decided here at this meeting Sailor demonstrated convincingly that he is a horse of much quality over a two mile route Great was the accomplishment of this sturdy thor ¬ oughbred for he circled the track twice in the fast time of 328 winning the race witli an ad ¬ vantage of eight lengths with his rider easing him up to a canter canterIt It was Tijuanas first two mile race and gener ¬ ously did the patrons of the thoroughbred respond The ideal summer weather and a corking good card of nine races brought out another bumper crowd which filled the large grandstand to a point of overflowing From a contest standpoint the race was marred by the withdrawal of Be Frank the Bronx Stable entrant which was scratched on account of lameness With Be Frank absent Sailor was looked upon as tlie most likely winner and he carried the bulk of the publics money moneyThe The start was a good one with Riinecraft essay ¬ ing to set the pace This he was allowed to do while Regreso and Sailor raced in close pursuit of him Jockey E Taylor hid a snug hold on the latter for tlie first mile where Regreso moved to tlie front under the guidance of the diminutive rider D Hum When Regreso took the lead after half of the Journey had been run Sailor moved up with Jiim and it was then plain to the eye that barring a mishap it was Sailors race whenever his rider elected to give him his head At the mile and a half mark Regreso was still leading but by the scant margin of half a length while Sailor was still under restraint six lengths in front of Iiis nearest competitor competitorIt It was at this point that jockey Jone astride of Bourbon Green which had been held unfLoi stout restraint was called on That good horse moved into third place which be held until the field straightened out in the stretch for tlie final rush liome An eighth out Sailor was given his head and in tlie twinkling of an eye he swept past Hegreso into a commanding lead This he in ¬ creased with every tride and ultimately won with Taylor pulling him up Regreso was easily second best ten lengths in front of his nearest competitor Veteran VeteranFAST FAST TIME FOR THE DISTANCE DISTANCEThe The real contest of the race was for third money in which Veteran in a hard drive managed to best Cork half n length In running tlie two miles in 32Si Sailor dimmed the performance of Pif Jr which last year won the Louisville Cup at two miles in 330 Canadian horsemen here pointed out that Sailors time was better than the best Canadian record for tlie distance This is 329 made at Windsor an exceptionally fast track by Azo which carried only ninety pounds poundsTlie Tlie secondary feature a handicap at five and a half furlongs which was the seventh race on the card provided another speedy performance It was won by Cahalan the fast sprinter carrying the colors of tlie Nevada Stock Farm The big son of Honey wood Alice Cary ran the distance in 103 winning with tlie utmost ease by two lengths with Judge Ellsworth and Ring finishing in the order named namedTlie Tlie consistent C A Comiskey won Iiis fourth victory of the meeting when he led John Jr and Stanley II home in the concluding dash of the day dayF F Dahnken lost his sprinter Lonely out of the eighth race W D Millard claiming the filly for 1400 1400The The following horses were sold at auction in the paddock before the first race Hanovers Topaz to Moore and Henry 350 Honolulu to B Orin for 125 Lady Enfield to A B Wright 115 and Judge Vaughn to Dr J Seddon for 70 70This This week will see the departure of numerous eastern stables that will migrate to the racing scenes on the other side of the Rocky Mountains Some of tlie owners that intend leaving during tin week are C Buxton F Dahnken H W Hoag and George Berry These owners arc shipping to New York Owners E E Major W Gargan and Ben Jones are sending their horses to Chagrin Falls

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