Favorites Get Even Break: Four First Choices Score at Tijuana Lady Bourbon at Long Odds, Daily Racing Form, 1922-04-06


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t Ii ! t , , , t , , , , i | ; . , , j • , , j FAVORITES GET EVEN BREAK Four First Choices Score at Tijuana— Lady Bourbon at Long Odds. Ti.MANA. Mexico. April o. — The confidence which the public reposed in certain horses to the end that scanty consideration was given to the others was rewarded yesterday afternoon when four favorites, and two of these at odds-on. won their races. It was a day without any particular features aside from the liberal turnout aud this despite weather conditions which were somewhat adverse. It was estimated that the attendance was the heaviest for any Tuesday of the meeting. It was ladies day and milady was much in evidence. A slight drizzle of rain fell during the afternoon, but this was not enough to slow the track appreciably. Arctic King, from the J. Bishop stable, demonstrated that he still retains his speed. This horse scored another victory in the main contest of the afternoon. In this he met and defeated a fair band of sprinters aud won like an odds-on favorite should win. Jockey Wilson had the mount on the winner and he saved him in close pursuit of Selota until turning for home. Here Arctic King was given his way. He opened up a lead and won by three lengths in a canter. Selota was tiring at the end. but made a resolute finish and beat Doctor Corbett a half length for second place. Jockey Wilson, wno is maintaining a high standard of saddle form, rode his second winner of the afternoon on Shifty, also a favorite. This was in the final race, which was at five-eighths of a mile. Here Shifty came around the leaders entering the stretch and outstayed Robert L. Owen in a fast finish, winning by three-quarters of a length. The latter had to be hard ridden by jockey Gargan lo save second place from the fast closing Harry Rudder. Further evidence that Dick Terpin is a mighty good colt was furnished in the first event, a dash of half a mile for the juveniles. Dick Terpin. a sou of Irish Exile, and carrying the colors of Allen and Wilkerson, rushed to the front at once, showed a high turn of speed and won as If easily the best. Fals-r, which raced in second position, was haid ridden throughout, never could get near the winner and was beaten off by three lengths, while he in turn defeated Peter Pierson by four lengths. SEVERAL UNEXPECTED WINNERS. There were some upsets during the afternoons racing, the first unexpected winner being Lady Rourbon in the second race at three-quarters of a mile. Jockey Miller took the mare right to the front and. making every post a winning one, she stood off repeated challenges to stick it out and won by a nose from Red Man, also an outsider. Lady Bourbon paid £!5.30 to . Coombs was third. The other unexpected winner was I e Dinosaure in the next race, a dash at one and one-sixteenth miles. Plie winner ran a good race, for he was away quite badly, but he moved up steadily on the backstretch and, wearing Hickorynut down in the final sixteenth, won by a half length going away. The favorite. Baby Sister, was third. Afler winning the last race with the Honeywood filly. Shifty, owner A. E. Stokes lost her through a claim. Shifty was taken by J. A. Parson for SI.. -.oo. Former jockey Carroll Shilling has departed from San Diego with New York his deslinatlon. There he will join the John E. Madden stable and help prepare the Madden two-year-olds for summer racing. Shilling promises to return to Tijuana next fall and bring a string of racers to the border track for next winters racing. The following rule was posted by the stewards Tuesday morning in an effort to curtail the promiscuous claiming of horses: "Horses claimed must be advanced iu classification three times, if they fail to prove successful in races of higher claiming price, they may be returned to original claiming or lower, according lo conditions on approval of •tewards." S. J. Kolley, who was suspended recently for some supposed connection witii the Thrifty Three rbtghag e.ise at Me «1co City. lecoivod a wire from H. P. Coiikling and Joseph A. Murphy, who suspended him, restoring him to good standing, thus absolving him from all blame. Kelley formerly owned the mare Thrifty Three, but sold her in eastern Canada without any knowledge that she was to be used for ringing purposes. ■ A

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