New Laurels For Abadane: Lowers American Record for Mile and Forty Yards to 1:39 2/5.; Displays High Order of Speed in Defeating Rebuke in Private Sweepstakes at Tijuana Before Immense Crowd., Daily Racing Form, 1923-03-12


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NEW LAURELS FOR ABADANE Lowers American Record for Mile and Forty Yards to 1 39 Displays High Order of Speed in Defeating DefeatingRebuke Rebuke in Private Sweepstakes at atTijuana Tijuana llefore Immense Crowd SAN DIEGO Cal March 11 Scoring his eighth straight victory Abadane established a new American record at Tijuana Saturday when he raced a mile and forty yards in the startling time of 1 39 25 thus clipping al ¬ most three seconds from the former mark of 1 12 which was jointly held by Preen Main Chance Harry Shaw and Chiclet ChicletMeeting Meeting Rebuke from the Commander J K L Ross stable at the Mexican course yes ¬ terday afternoon before a crowd that packed the grandstand and then overflowed Aba ¬ dane brilliant under the colors of C B Ir win won his match by three and a half lengths It was all Abadane from flag fall to the wire for he held the race at his mercy at all times and demonstrated beyond a doubt that he is Rebukes master masterAbadane Abadane set a seething pace the fractional time being 23 15 1C 45 111 15 137 15 and 1 39 25 In accomplishing his victory he smashed two track records for intermedi ¬ ate distances This was the threequarter which was onefifth of a second better than the recent mark and the mile which is four fifths of a second better than that estab ¬ lished by Sangallo some years ago agoThere There were cheers a plenty for the two trim thoroughbreds as they paraded post ward It will not be forgotten in many a day but thunderous as this was it had not the deafening roar which went up when jockey Pablo Martinez brought Abadane back to grace the winners ring ringNext Next in importance to the private sweep ¬ stakes was the seventh race a handicap at five and a half furlongs In this Fcylanco from the Commander J K L Ross estab ¬ lishment was returned the winner by a small margin over Dolores The race proved a great struggle between these two as they practically had the race to themselves throughout Feylance cut out the early pace only to be headed by Dolores when an eighth out from home However the Ross crack stuck to his task under severe punishment and at the end outgamed his rival by a head The time for this distance was 103 which equals the track record recordAnother Another track record was broken during the afternoon when Krewer which formerly raced in the colors of the Rancocas Stable galloped off with first honors in the fifth mcc of one mile and seventy yards running the distance in 112 25 which surpassed Continued on eighth nage NEW LAURELS FOR ABADANEI Continued from ninth page the mark sot by Sunnyland early in the meeting meetingThe The unlucky Stargo finally annexed brack ¬ ets when he won the twoyearold event by a neck from the extreme outsider Odd Setn The latter lost much grcund by going wide entering the stretch and kept in the filly would rave probably have won with little difficulty As it was she only missed the mark by a neck whereas she lost at least three lengths at the head of the stretch stretchLion Lion Homme which made his debut here in the seventh race was worked out a mile in 142 35 35J J 15 McGinn owner of Philanderer pljxyed in luck Saturday Mis horse broke down badly in the eighth race and while bemoan ¬ ing his apparent loss he was informed that i two claims had been registered for the cnp pled thoroughbred These were lodged by F Pechtelheimer and W Leeds and in the shakeoff the latter was the one to fall heir to the bad bargain It cost Leeds 1OOJ to acquire the broken down Philanderer I II I Hazel Dale and Pay Off changed hands in the last race The former went to her old owner C I Irwin while Pay Off was taken by U Cooper The consideration in both cases was 1300

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