Stake Race to Furbelow: Shafer and Conways Mare Captures Sundays Feature Attraction at Tijuana, Daily Racing Form, 1922-01-10


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STAKE RACE TO FURBELOW Shafer and Conways Mare Captures Sundays " Feature Attraction at Tijuana. TMLana. Mexico, laaaarj y Messi-. Skafer tt Conway. Kansas city turfmen, newcaaaera In , l the-,, part- of tboreaghbred raciag, met arith gratifying results at Tijuana Wnadsj u hen tkeir five year -old mare Furbelow carried their colors to a hard earned victory in the .3M Baa Vsidro Claiming Slakes. The renewal of this fixture at trnCted a band of nine with War Snnik" an ab seatee on accooat of bnaeaeaa. It was sa evenly , matched aggregation of horse* which answoi d the • nil of the bugle, witii the result thai speculation , was brisk. Furbelow was installed a lukewarm j favorite over Wild Flower which was -i.inculy supported by her stable connections on the strength of a nio-t promising trial. However, tbeae who placed faith in Wild Flower were doomed to di-sppoiatmeat, for the filly waa always far back ill the running and wa • never a contender. Furbelow, who-- bad deportment at the barrier almost rival- that of the notorious rogue Bifle, , again cavorted at tie- peal in a manner which aronaed the ire ol starter Harry iiorriasey. That official tolerated her antics until his patieace wore on, with tin- result that he ordered his assistants to take her to the outer rail. From that point Fur below got away forwardly and. rounding tie- first turn, she assumed the lead Once in front and in her stride her pilot, jockey Parke, took her andet reetraial and rated her down the backstretck. Pass-lag the half mile posl Short Stop had laced up into second place aritk Frank Fegart lose by. Tun: ing for home Furbelow was allowed tree rein, while Jockey Jacobs, aatrbJe of Frank Pogarty, elected to save ground with hia mount by a rlose stretch tara. Per a brief period these tactics placed him iii nee ond plate. However, it anchored him in the deepest going with the reaall that a sixteenth out Short Slop camo again and forged into second place. Daring this time Furbelow answered to urging and. • arying her weight in game fashion, -ho raced past the finishing post a length to the good, with Short Stop finishing fast a like distance in front of Frank Pogarty. The latter- race WUM a good one considering it was his first effort here under colors. Prospector, which rated gamely under bard I liding. was fourth and also showed a creditable per-fenaaace. HANOVER S TOPAZ AT LONG ODDS. Tne longest -priced winner at the meeting was recorded wlien Hanovers Topaz, paying SlOS.tiO for each K3 matael ticket, led a fair band home til it in the third race at five-eighths. He won by tie-best part of a length in a busy finish from Bessie Mack, another long-priced outsider. with Pton Steel in close pursuit. that Hanover Topaz had quite few frienda was demonstrated when ;h" tiiu-tiiel prices were displayed. When these were made public quite a few hat- Were thrown in tie air by the lacky ones when tkey beheld the haadaome returns. Jockey Parkes star wa- in the ascendency daring i he ifteraooa. He returned three of his mounts victortoaa, one of which was the winner of the San Yysidro Claiming stakes Master Parke atarted off the day by winning the opener with Ashton Girl, paying better than H to 1. Bhe was h st of a poor head of spriatere, with Dewy Field and Dellie Hart her closest contender-. Jhe Wing-field contract jockey made it two in a row when Wellor drew ahead of Baby Cal and lilazer in the secead ra e al five ami a half furlongs Bin Sparks was the favorite in this dash, but Fmma Wilier made a show of her opponents and won in hollow fashion. Favorites were again in the minority, inly two first choices were sacccaafnl deling the afternoon. The horsemen who have been so active around the claiming box evidently look a "lay off. fir. Strange to relate, for the first time in many days not a single runner Changed hands. A subscription was circulated for Jockey B. Ptoaegar, who i- in a bail way. The lad is to be sont to Arizona in an effort to regain his fast failing hcaHh. a

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