Tijuana Stakes Program: Dates Announced for Running of Seventeen Big Winter Features, Daily Racing Form, 1921-11-02


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J , 1 , : ; 1 i ; . . i I S 1 L ; L L L L " I rt 1 3 1 f; 5 A "j S S " 9 0 j 5 1 TIJUANA STAKES PROGRAM Dates Announced for Running of Seventeen Big Winter Features. 4 Many Entries for 0,000 Coffroth Handicap San Diego Stable to Be Strengthened. SAN DIEGO, Cal., November 1. The dates for Uie seventeen stakes, representing a total guaranteed sum of 9,500, which are to he decided at the forthcoming Tijuana meeting of one hundred days or more, commencing Thanksgiving Day, November 24, were announced today, as follows: Oakland Claiming Stakes, 3-4 mile; December 11 $ 1,500 Sacramento Handicap, 1 mile; December IS. . 1,500 Far West Handicap, 3-4 mile; December 25.. 2,000 Mexican Handicap, 1 mile and 70 yards; January 1 2,000 San Ysidro Claiming Stakes, 1 mile and 70 yards; January 8 1,500 San Francisco Handicap, 1 mile anil 70 yards; January 15 2,500 Los Angeles Ilighweight Handicap, 3-4 mile; January 22 2,500 Speed Handicap, 5 1-2 furlongs; January 29.. 2,000 Tijuana Business Mens Handicap, 1 .1-10 miles; February 5 2,500 Raja California Handicap. 1 1-10 miles;" FeTi-" ruary 12 1,000 San Diego Business Mens Handicap,. 1 1-10 miles; February 19 5,000 Juvenile Stakes, 1-2 mile; February 22....... 1,500 Tijuana Derby, 1 1-8 miles; February 20..... 5,000 l S. Grant Hotel Handicap, 1 1-S miles; March 5 10,000 Tijuana Futurity, 4 1-2 furlongs; March 12.. 5.000 Coffroth Handicap. 1 1-4 miles: March 19 20,000 Tijuana Cup, 2 miles; March 26 5,000 The closing date for entering in the above named fixtures has been set for December 1. That much interest is being shown in the Tijuana stakes is made evident by the fact that already many blanks have been received through the mails from the East, with a goodly share of high-class horses entered. At this early date the 0,000 Coffroth Handicap has attracted upward of forty entries, and the field that is expected to start in this salient feature bids fair to bo a most excellent one. A racing establishment which bids fair to plav an important part in the sport at Tijuana is that of the San Diego Stable, of which the California sportsman C. T Worthington and Baron Long are the owners. At the present time the thoroughbreds which race in the red, white and green colors of the San Diego Stable number eight head, but these will be added to before the racing begins at the lwrder track. In fact, O. T. Worthingtou, who at the present time is in New York, is in the market to purchase additional stock. It is his ambition to see his colors carried to victory in the rich Coffroth Handicap and intends returning to San Diego with a horse of sufficient caliber to win the coveted event. BUILDS PRIVATE TRAINING TRACK. Messrs. Worthingtou and Long entered racing last winter on an extensive plan. They purchased the entire stable of W. T. Anderson and retained that astute horseman as their trainer. They then purchased thirty-one acres of ground bordering on the Otay Valley, within six miles distance of the Ti- juana race track. The horses now owned by the San Diego Stable are: Sample, Dora T., Private Pete, Aryanna, Gwendola, Polly Wale and Martha Long. These good racers were transferred from the track to their farm after the completion of racing at Tijuana last spring. There they were quartered and galloped over a five-eighths track, which An- derson built. Their temporary retirement from rac- ing has worked wonders with the entire aggregation with the result that a better looking band of racing tools would be hard to find. Anderson intends getting his charges ready at the farm and will not transfer them to the Tijuana track until a few days before the Tijuana season begins. Anderson also has the speedy mare Phctloden in training, along with the sprinter Capon, which are the prop- erty of Marvin Allen, another local newcomer to racing. Phedoden, which came here from the New York tracks last winter, developed ankle trouble and was fired last spring. She is going along slowly and Anderson is of the opinion that she will prove to be a mare of more than ordinary quality during tlie winter. Jockeys Studor and Majestic will do the riding for the San Diego Stable. Studor is the ligiit- weight apprentice which Anderson brought from Kentucky this summer, having purchased his eon- tract from Kay Speuce. Anderson predicts a bright future for the midget lad and will give him every opportunity to display his skill during the winter. A. E. Stokes, the western horseman, sustained a severe loss by the death of a yearling filly which he shipped here from Reno, New The youngster, which was by Atheling Gasket, fell a victim of pneumonia while en route to San Diego and died soon after being unloaded.

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