Coffield Again Winner: Captures Special Race of Tijuanas Sunday Program Before Immense Crowd, Daily Racing Form, 1922-04-11


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■ I I j c i i t f . t j , J 1 j , , j , , : , 1 , ! • • i ■ i i ■ I 1 1 1 ,? s a 3 1 9 e .. t | I, ,. a ,, n _ ._ .. a l„ of ,* ■i _ 5 n at] Lt I _ j j I a | j I n y I c by _ jT _ C0FF1ELD AGAIN WINNER T Captures Special Race of Tijuanas Sunday E Program Before Immense Crowd. TIJUANA, Mexico, April 10. — An artisan of the combined arts could not have drawn te on his imagination to depict a more beauti- th ful stage setting for the Sunday racing card. aJ at Rain clouds of the early morning were dis- I polled by a warm sun. As in the time of i the Nero, when all roads led to Rome, all high- a-ways as and bywsys led to the border course, j oi of Than was not a vacant seat in the grand- ,hi has stand and standing room on the wide prom- |n in enade was at a premium. The crowd was jr In only exceeded in numbers by that of the Coffroth Handicap day. Numbers did not alone make the crowd. It was colorful, a emotional, effervescent and well supplied with h he the wherewithal to keep the bookmakers and tl the the machine operators calling for help. l The magnet that attracted this great gath- w ering was the special race at three-quarters a: of a mile, m which an extra 00 was offered b in the event of the winner smashing the hi track record fcr the distance. All the start- c: era were to carry light weights, the field be- c ing made up of Coffield 90, Be Frank 105, h Motor Cop l*a, Kinglike 75. They finished in b the order named, Coffield. victor in a similar y race Sundu.. a weak ago, again emerging fa triumphant. i There was a dIay of only half a minute a at the post for tnis contest and the field got a bate motion from a perfect start. Kinglike a wiih his seventy-six pounds and jockey fj Long In the saddle, was third to start, but t! quickly naauiaad the lrad with Motor Cop y second, Coffield third and Be Frank following S along as Is his cuscom. At the three-quar- f-ters post Kinglike held tne lead by one and h a halt iengths and there was no change in l the position of the others. Some 13,000 pairs i; is of eyes fastened on the last turn as this r quartet of speedy horses rounded it. Here j Codield moved into the lead. Motor Cop i, was second and Kinglike was falling back, a a apparently having enough. Then came Be a Frank. Never did a horse on the Tijuana track charge through the stretch as did tne j Fuller thoroughbred. Hf was fairly leaping t over the ground and with each stride he / was cutting down the lead of Coffield. How- _ ever, there was not enough ground left and _ Coffield, under his light impost of ninety pounds, was ridden to victory by jockey . P. Hum, liis margin being two and a half lengths. Motor Cop, despite bleeding slight- ly in the stretch, had enough left to finish . third. fc FA1XS TO BREAK KECOKB. | Motor Cop was made the public choice in , the wagerlnfc his price in the machines be- j. irg 7 to 10. Coffield was 4 to 1 and Be j. Frank 4.70 to 1. The time was good. 1 :12M;. € although there was some disappointment that s the fack mark of 1 :ll*s, made by Slippery c EHm and standing many assaults since 1916, t was not lowered. The crack 6printer Garden City was ex- l cused from the feature on account of a c slight lameness. Muleteer was another with- drnwal, lis owner, C. R. Allen, deciding to s start him in the mile and a sixteenth handi- cap. In which he proved victorious. Thereby hangs a tale. It is this: Unless there should be aomethint tmforeeen Be Frank and Mulci- ber will meet In a match race at one and one-eighth miles next Sunday. There will f he a S2.000 purse and each horse will carry , IIS pounds, and the result will determine the . champion iong route horse in the West this year. Be Franks disclosure of good form was Still being discussed when his rival, Mulciber, earned his laurels and this led to the mak- Ing of the match race between these two for next Sunday. Hach has won a Coffroth Han- dicap. at o: e and one-quarter miles. Be Frank in 191 and Mulciber this year. Ml"! CIDERS FIHl PERFORMAKtE. , Shouldering lis P22 pounds without show- J bag any impediment In his running Mulciber wa ictorious in this handicap at one and * one sixteenth miles by three-quarters of a 1 length from Katherine Rankin, to whom lie conceded twenty-three pounds. Jockey E. Fator had the mount on the black son of Vuleadn and he allowed him to race within striking distance of the leaders until enter-, ing the Stretch. On this ground Mulciber forged to the front and under hard riding held Katherine Rankin safe. Katherine Ran-r kin made a fast pace and a game finish. Mannikin II.. declared t-o have been far out of his class, for a month ago he was a despised plater, ran a surprisingly good race to be tl ird. Ride showed some speed, but tired, and Breeze might have had some part of it . had he been gien a more forceful ride. He waj badly handicapped by the timid han-,. diing of jockey P. Hum. The faorites to collect were Don Dodge I and Fireeiace. The former was never en-l_ dangered in wianing the fourth race at i o;.e and one-sixteenth miles and the latter had things much his own way in the fifth 1 at five and a half furlongs. There were i winners with prices, for Al Wick, Little I j Poifiter ai»d York Lassie paid enough to gladden the hearts of those having the te-K.eric toback these outsideri;.

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