Huntamers Fine Riding: Western Jockey Pilots Four Winners in Succession at Mexican Track, Daily Racing Form, 1922-02-26


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HUNTAMERS FINE RIDING Western Jockey Pilots Four Winners in Succession at Mexican Track. TI.IIANA. Mexico, February 2."i.— The sensational horsemanship of jockey .1. Huntamer was easily the outstanding feature of yesterdays racing at Tijuana. Huntamer. who enjoys the distinction of being the leading jockey of the present meeting, rode four winneis, and rode them in succession. Huntamer. who is a product of the Far West, has a stanch following and these piofit handsomely by his victories. He started his avalanche of wins in the third and not until the seventh event was decided did a new face salute the judge from out of the •harmed circle. His first success was recorded when lie piloed Clear Lake to victory in the third race, at five-eighths. The BMTS was the favorite and won like a f.norite should. She took the lead and never left the isMio in doubt, winning with open daylight showing between her and Cicely Kay. Mannikin II. and Huntamer were a winning com lunation in the fourth. Again the riding satellite blazed a trail for his opponents and made every post a winning one. the son of Fitz Herbert being asses! up at the finish, with Petlar and the favorite Mistress Polly, following in the order named. Astride of Wild Flower in the fifth, a dash of throo-qun iters of a mile. Huntamer used different tactiea to land his mount home first. He allowed Sister Susie to show the way until well into the stretch, where he brought Wild Plaster up on the outside and. choosing the best going, sent her to the front, passing the paddock to win with ease. Sistert Susie was an easy second, while Little Florence took the small end of the purse by inches from Folly Wale. With three winners to his credit Huntamer polished off his afternoons work by taking the sixth race with Judge David from a large band of longdistance platers. Judge David hail the speed to assume the lead at the rise of the barrier and. opening up a gap. the son of McGoe held swayy all the wax. Alma B. and Baby Sister, the two sluggards of the race, hastened along in the stretch and took second and third money respectively. The return of glorious snmmerlike weather and the fact that it was Ladies Day. brought out a bumper crowd, which enjoyed a formful afternoon of racing. Barring the fifth and seventh races the winners were not unexpected, and in all the brand of sport provided could uot be improved on. The track was still in a muddy condition from the quarter post to the end, but on the baekstreteh the thoroughbreds were kicking up dust. Should Old Sol still continue to patronize us the course should be in good condition by Sunday. Some of the candidates for the 0,000 U. S. Grant Hotel Handicap, which is to be decided on Sunday, were given linal preparation yesterday in the shape of stiff workouts. Their gallops were as follows: Omond. one mile in l:."w-.-, : Bast Indian, mile In 1 :."i."i:-.-, ; Mulciber. mile in 1:51%, and Be Frank, mile in 1:47%. The hitter worked iu iin-pn -sive style, with 130 pounds in the saddle. Trainer Harry Unna expected the gallant son of Sir John Johnson to show his true form iu his coming engagement and has forecast that the horse that beats him. if any. will be returned the ariaaer of the rich areshtrn stake.

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