Tijuana Racing Resumed: Actual Damage Caused by Fire Friday Still Unknown-Rebuilding Started, Daily Racing Form, 1924-11-30


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TIJUANA RACING RESUMED Actual Damage Caused by Fire Friday Still Unknown Rebuilding Started. TIJUANA, Mex., Nov. 29. Racing was resumed here today, but the charred embers of the stables destroyed during the fire of Friday afternoon were a constant reminder of the conflagration, which for a. time threatened the entire plant. After the running of the fifth race Friday afternoon fire broke out in the barn of A. S. Eastman, situated furthest from the grandstand, and it Avas destroyed. The remainder of the program was called off and it was with difficulty that the fire was restrained from spreading. The stables which were destroyed will be rebuilt and will be in readiness for occupancy within a week. The charred remains of three horses were found in two of the stables today, but until a complete check-up of the horses released during the fire, has been made it will not be possible to establish their identity. The horsemen, whose stables escaped the conflagration, did everything possible for the relief of those not so fortunate. C. B. Irwin, Baron Long, David Doyle and J. P. Wagnon rendered aid to some of the horsemen who were burned out. During the fire hundreds of horses were turned loose and roamed over the plant but they were recaptured today, none the worse for their experience. It will be some time before the actual damage caused by the fire "is known.

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