Bad Accident at Tijuana: Fall in Second Race Saturday May Yet Result Fatally, Daily Racing Form, 1922-04-03


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BAD ACCIDENT AT TIJUANA » i • • „ Fall in Second Race Saturday May Yet Result Fatally. • is Fear Entertained That Jockey J 1 Huntamer May Have Sustained Concussion of Brain. ; t TI.1I ANA. Mexico. April 2. — lawngn In- field is li only h smjll oik- tin- iiii;il:t.v i-- present, aud M the g Owners Handicap. ;it one mill-. Ilu- hcadliner of 1 I he Titijana card for Sunday, lias attracted wide- c spread ;i 1 1 «-ii » inn. Interest in Hiis feature lias I soared |o such a point I lint last night tin- Sun Diego P hotels were crowded with visitors, and these bring reports of more to arrive early Sunday morning, .i While the crowd may not be as heavy as tin- i 20.000 for the C.iffroth Handicap of Hurt 19 all i signs point to a fine attendance and the total pro!- i nlrly -will he the second greatest in the six years ] the border course has been operated. I Motor Cop. Mulciber and Coffield will comprise 1 1he field and with the course in fast condition many I expect the track mark of 1 :38 for a mile to be 1 lowered. This was made in 1910 by Sangallo when I a three-year-old. This California-bred MM carried I ninety-five pounds. The three thoroughbreds going I post ward today are favored with light weight. ] Motor Cop has seventy-five, Mulciber ninety-six and I Coffield seventy pounds. 1 A fall at the track yesterday caused a change in fiders for Mulciber Sunday, jockey Jackie Huuta- I nier was to have had the mount, but he is now in I ■ Son Diego ho-pnal suffering from a concussion * of the bruin and a possible fracture of the skull. I Jockey Ted Wilson will ride Mulciber and the son f «-f Vulcaiu will any ninety-si;, in place of 102 had II li n lamer licyu up. I CAUSE OF FALL A MYSTEKY. | Tile a-cldent of yesterday afternoon came in the second race and it also resulted in the injury of , jockey Carl Studer. the midget Kentucky rider. . Studer waa up on livening Stories and lluntanv-r . hud the mount on lloda Irish. The fieid numbered , ten and the distance was five-cighlhs mile, l-or no . ronton that was apparent to the eye Evening . Stories fell passing the five -sixteenths post. Studer «-iti thrown heavily to the track, alighting on his left sliouldr. The boy managed to crawl to the . inside rail and get over the fence before any huthei . harm could befall him. Hoda Irish was uiiabie to avoid Kvening Stoiies ami alaa fell. Jockey Hunta- nier Was thrown in a prone position and was unable . to get up. Assistance was rushed to the injured . ioikeys and it was leaned that Huntamer was un conscious. The injured riders were sent to a San Diego hospital after licing given first aid trcatm»iit ! at the track. Later physicians announced hat Si uders Injury was a fractured but that lluntnmcr was more serious! hurt. At a late honr last ntsrhl preparations were being made to operate on Huntamer. Hunt unci has been the star rider at the Tijuana ni-etinu. To dale he had ndden 14* winners during the Winter, 111 of these since January I. Hiis n native af Washington State. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Huntamer. The parents arc lu-re. lluiitamers apprenticeship ex] ired only a few days ago. He was a rider of great promise, hi* contract being held by Arthur Brent, who hud pinnm-d to take the boy abroad next summer to rid" on the English ttnT limit. innr is nam nteei-year-- of age and on accoant of the number of . winning mounts is considered the leading rider f America at this lime. He is extremely popular . with all , Jockey Studer is under contract to W. T. "Fit | ly"l And".-on. trainer for the San Diego Stable. He brought the youth here from Keulm-ky at the ; b-jf iunini: of the Tiujauu meeting. Anderson pur-i bused the contract on Studer from Kay Speii-e. lie had planned to lake Snider to New York this -nmmer. Recently Studer has been showing gr«-at siptltuib- in riding over a long distance of ground, bis judgment of pace eliciting much commendation from former jockeys and experii-nced owners. Hiis sixteen years of age and on a-count of his •-•Ilit leinaiily conduit and cheeiy ilispoiion is one of the most popular riders who ever sported s.lks at he herder course. POLLY WALE TAKES FEATURE. Salurduys card was featured by the three-year-old handicap at three-quarters of a mile. Ms n-suKed in a victory for Polly Wale from the San Diego Stable, which came from last position o take first honors from Little Less and "apt Clover. Th - latter was ulloed top weight of 124 pounds and. consider ng thi- im] ost. ran an ex tr-liiely game rare, lie also met with interference. This came when jo-key Rao astride of South Breeze, rough rode Janes on Cant. Clover almost through the entire final eighth. Most of the tinu-Capt. Plover was hung on the in id - rail and the foul riding of Hall was so pclpable that the stew aid-- announced that they had taken up his license and hurt suspended him for the remainder of the meeting Had apt lover found a clear path he would certainlv have made it interesting for the winner. The opening race was a dash of four and a half f furlongs for two-year-olds. In this. Erase, awafher I daughter of Atheling II.. scored her wcaai victory r in as many starts. She beat Lady Myra two und j a half length-, but the race was far from being ; a true run event. I ady Myra started Troiii the |iost I buck jumping and really did not settle into her r stride until the leader- had trained many lengths. When she finally found h -r speed she closed up p ground amazingly and the finish found her beating » D ck Tcipie .i head for second place. Dainty Lady came right back after a nights s rest and virtually "stole" the fourth race at one . and one-sixteenth miles. Jockey Ralls sent her into I a long lead and this stood her in good stead, for in a the final sixteenth she was forced to do her nest to i k. withstand the rush of Tom Owens. Wilson, on the e latter, wailed a rifle oo long to make his move ,- and jus failed to get up by a neck Ronrbon i C.n-eii, a distant follower during part of the journey, t ivttflu uv touuuiioa f"i third place. f I r j ; I r p » s . I a i e ,- i t 1 , Dr. T. I. Ogle purchased the horse Clermont, by Iree Bailee--Itexia. by Meddler. Clermont, which 1— cently bioke down, will be sent to Bakersfield, Cal.. wiiere he will be bred to some mares at the Klcipstein farm Dr. Ogle has not despaired of getting the horse back to the races and will attempt to correct his ailing leg and race him here next »eason. J. A. 1uison. whose pretentious string has fig- ured prominently in the racing at Tijuana this winter, has voiced his intentions of shipping his stable to Kentucky this spring. He holds the con- tract on the corking good apprentice rider G. Willi urns. Just at present Inrson Is suffering from an attack of influenza, but is expected to tie well in a few days. Charles A. McCroan has entered the ranks of tiie ewers ngajn and has pnrchnnM the two-year old filly SaruU Cvcbiau trout C. H, Dauiej*.

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