Honors to Western Owners: Six of Seven Races Run at Tijuana Tuesday Won by Stables of Far West, Daily Racing Form, 1922-01-05


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I j HONORS TO WESTERN OWNERS ] Six of Seven Races Run at Tijuana Tuesday Won by Stables of Far West. TIJTANA. Mexico, January 4. — The western own-eis wen champion- yesterday. Horscmt n who sel-doaa race east of the rockiea wen aaaefa la the limelight aad when fall toll was taken it was disclosed that the men of the West had won six of the seven races yesterday afternoon. The lone eastern rep reaeatatiTe to aeon waa T. J. Elward. This was | a, eonipiishod by his Dora, a four year-old filly which accounted for the third race, at an even mile. Mud again prevailed and two of Rock Vows offspring were among the winners, these being Dora and Midi. i. The latter took the fe..niiv race, Bl one mile and seventy yards. This was the fifth on the card. Despite the presence of the star jockej liuntanief in the saddle Molia was the less fancied eh, .iei in the field of five. Betting wisdom selected BooaeviUe to turn the trick, but he failed to gel up i,y a length. Midia was returned the winner. while Commander fiaiabed third. The Ioiirih rare, at one mile and seventy yards. waa crowded with mishaps. The winner turned ap in Audrey K. she won by a safe margin, even though her rider broke ;J stirrup roandiag the far turn. Nebraska, which ruled favorite, wore band- agea behind to protect a bad case of cracked heels. Luring the running one of these came loose a::d mi- , raveling flopped around to impede tio- borsei progress. Anol ter Incident in the running was noted when Mountain Girl was shut off on the baek- stretch. This happened as she waa moving up in a contending position. Shenandoah escaped trouble io finish second, while Mountain Girl was third. Heartaches were recorded at the downfall of the popular c. A. Conaiskey la the last race, at five and one-half fnrlooga. This old fellow is one of tie-most consistent horaea in western racing and he had liberal backiag yesterday. He brought aboat his own defeat by unruliness at the post. He had 117 poaada on his hack aad the delay he caused did liim BO g 1. When the field wa finally sent away C. A. Comiskey set a dazzling pace. 1 .u Sedgegraaa was not to be denied. She hung to him with marked tenacity. Entering the stretch abe had Wrested the lead anil held it by a safe margin to the end. Orchid King was second, while C. A. om-iskey finished third. As a result of his actions at the post C. A, Comiskey was placed on the schooling list. The claiming brigade was again active. This was especially so In the sixth race, when three of the entries were led to aew quarters. J. A. Pats n added Hattie Willdo to his rapidly increasing stabi •. while II. D. Catea acquired American Maid. John Kern, who recently won two races with Choir Mi frier, used the proceeds of these purses to claim EI 8abk . The consideration in each case was 8800. In all. it was a big day for C. A. Comiskey. This aged campaigner was the object of a claim by his erstwhile owner. C. B. Irwin. This horseman deposited ,900 with the entry clerk and once more the son of Dick Welles Joined the extensive Irwin string. The speedy sprinter Motor Cop, which C. B. Irwin recently purchased from the Commander J. K. L. Koaa stable for ,000, worked a half mile in between races. He was accosapaaied by Herder, from the same stable. The lockers eanght him in 52** hard held. He pulled up quite lame and fears are entertained that the It win purchase is nor training any too soundly. When jockey G. Williams rode four winners Monday he moved into the front by one victory. Williams continued to hold his advantage yesterday, for he rode two winners. His nearest eoatpetitor hi jockey J. Haa tamer. He also scored twice and is now only one Botch behind the leader. In third position is jockey P.. Parke. These three riders have alternated in holding the honor since the beginning of the race meeting.

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