Match Race At Tijuana, Daily Racing Form, 1923-03-02


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MATCH RACE AT TIJUANA SAN DIEGO Cal March 1 A strenuous attempt will be made Saturday at this race course to shatter the American thoroughbred record for a mile and forty yards when two grand horses meet in a match race This match race will be for a 1000 purse with an additional bonus of 250 if the record of 1 42 is shattered The two most important stables at the track will be represented C B Irwin will run Abadane and Commander J K L Iloss famed Canadian turfman will have Itebuke winner of the Cuban Derby I to carry his colors Announcement of this match race was made this morning by man ¬ ager J P Atkins of the Tijuana track Abadane will carry 103 pounds and Ilebuke will shoulder 92 92The The American record for a mile and forty yards of 1 12 is held jointly by four horses Preen Main Chance Harry Shaw and Chic ¬ let

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