Young Rider Gains Notice: Pilots Two Winners at Tijuana Wednesday-Three for Little Romper, Daily Racing Form, 1922-01-13


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I i ■ i ; :young rider gains notice Pilots Two Winners at Tijuana Wednesday— I Three for Little Romper. TIJUANA, Mei.... laaaary 12.— From eat of «.b--• -urity rose a young rider yesterday. Hi- work in the saddle attracted much attention. He i- Willie Orgaa. Sot only did thi- youngster score bis i maiden saeceaa y-stei day. but he ame lack with a second victory in riding Helen Lacaa to victory in the first race on the card Organ waa on his fourth mount of the meeting. His only other mount of the afternoon was OoL Murphy. Consequently j the boy scored twe victories in his first five attempt- at riding thoroughbreds. Hi- rid.- on Helen Lucas was entirely satisfactory. but his link of experience was noticed in tiding Cd. Murphy to victory, la turning his hold to see how .lose Brmitaaa was to him aa the baskfe, ae momentarily forgot that TOIolBBB aa the eat-nle was still a contender. As it was, while watching the inside bone, TMeteoB came with an dee-trie bant of speed and all but snatched the victory from Col. Murphy. The aged campaigner Jake Bchaa refuses to bow 10 the mandates of time. Now and then he is a good horse. This was one of his good days. He ran a -parkling race to win a mile and a sixteenth handicap, the feature of the afternoons card. Miilia elected to set the pace and in this onm fanned by her light impost of ninety-seven pounds. Jak" Sohas hung to her and refused to be shaken off. Hounding the last linn he moved into the lid and was -objected to a hard stretch drive to withstand the determined challenge of Wild Flower. There waa marked improvement noted in the running of Little Bompcr, a brown colt by Bon Johnson Laveta. from the Canrpbcll and Black stable. Thi- wa- in th • sixth race at three-ipiarters and Little Romper carried 120 pounds. The colt came here a maiden and has now won three sels of brackets, two of which wan in a raw. Little 1: snper took the lead at will and his rider. Huuta-nior. allowed him to open up a gap under slight restraint. Nearest him was War Smoke. It was a case of chasing the leader throughout. At the end Little Romper was araetJeaRy a length ahead of War Smoke, while the latter finished ftva lengths ahead of Bon Dodge, which waa made aa even money Bay 01 III . Betting wisdom went badly astray in the earth ia.- at five and oue-half furlongs. In this Kitty Cheatham was installed an odds-on choice. sne showed early speed, but quit hndly and fini-hed in last place iu a field of six. The consistent Choir Master was the winner. .loekey C. II. Miller, who will ride the Edward Soule horses in their stake engagements, is an arrival here from few York. Miller expects to get in condition by galloping horses for at least a week before accepting mounts in the afternoon. V high wiud blew during the afternoon and it was a welcome breeze if it does not again bring rain. It served well iu drying out the track and. with no more rain, a fast track is looked for by Sunday.

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