Tijuanas Valentine Day: Evergreen Zamloch Provides Main Thrill for Semi-Holiday Crowd-Clermont Falls Lame, Daily Racing Form, 1922-02-16


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TIJUANAS VALENTINE DAY Evergreen Zamioch Provides Main Thrill for Semi-Holiday Crowd — Clermont Falis Lame TIJUANA, Mexico. February IS. It was a little Valentine party yesterdny. The evergreen Zamioch. which, according to the way of reckoning horses ages, i- an even eleven, played the feature role ami provided the main thrill for the semi-holiday. Tin- i ame in the fifth race at one mile and -event-, yards. The field comprised nine platers, of which Chick Berkley Waa made the favorite. He figured prominently, but not enough, for at the end /.am loch, which came from behind with the unfashionable Jockey Molten in the saddle, won- the leaden down and won by a head In second place was clover Junta, while the t Favorite, thick Berkley, wa- third. It wa- tjn- unexpected ru-h through the stretch of Zamioch which Furnished the thrill and it really was the only one of tin- afternoon- sport, for it wa- one of those ordinary earda in which the lowly platen had their inning-. The best field of the dny answered the bugle for the sixth race at three najnrten of a mile, it resulted in the horse Trusty, the medium of heavy backing about two weeks ago scoring again. It Waa a hard earned Victory, for jockc Thompson was required to draw on all of his wares to land the tiring sprinter ahead of May Maulsbj. 1he latter cas probably the better of the two in that she drew up on even terms with Trust] midway in the stretch However, her rider, jockey aron. was woefully shy of help and really of little assistance to the mare in the final drive. The talent was dealt a stunning blow in the s,-, and] race when Clermont, passed around as a good thing and backed to the exclusion of the others, fell lame after leading for the major part of the race. Clermont finished outside the money and returned to the aland practically a broken down thorough bred. The wiumr Turned up in Coombs, which wss victorious by a wide margin from Lady Bourbon and Canva-baok • Jreen Mint, the favorite in the opener, had an easy time of it taking tiie long end of the purse. Despite being away slowl] he so clearly outclassed tin others that he raced past them on the outside and ultimately won with ease. It was by one and one -half lengths and could have been much more had it been necessary. Canyon was a fast going iCCOUd, with Bookworm third. Tom raven, which surprised ail Monday by trimming a band of good sprinters, including Shifty and Hazel Dale, came right buck yesterday and showed the wav to Tabloid ami Harry Burgoyuc in the seventh race, a aprint at three platters of a mile. Four favorite- and four OUtsiden split the honors of the eight-lace program and. despite the fact that it was only an ordinnry curd, it waa quite in i. listing and the crowd found keen enjoyment bauds Van Dusen. who shipped a carload of horses here from Kentucky, has disposed of these with the exception of Bittern and the two-year old Pat llampson. lie has departed for Lexington to take up some horses for Kentucky racing ami has turned Put Hampunu ami Bittern over to Chief Holme- to train. Major Sveu Cbristenaou a noted breeder of California, is an arrival In t* .1 in key Harrington will depart for Kentucky on Saturday. He will report to .lack Hastens*, for whom he will ride in the spring over the Kentucky tracks.

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