Tijuana Futurity: Nevada Stock Farm Stables Polante Proves an Easy Winner., Daily Racing Form, 1926-04-05


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TIJUANA FUTURITY * Nevada Stock Farm Stables Po- lante Proves an Easy Winner. ♦ Tondeleyo Finishes in Second Place, While Shasta Lad Takes Third Place. « TIJUANA. Mexico, April 4.— A crowd almost as large as that which viewed the limning of the Coffroth Handicap kist Sunday, was on hand today to witness the running of the Tijuana Futurity and the Arcadia and Pacific Coast Handicaps. The Futurity was the race that served to bring out the attendance, however1, as ten of the best two-year-olds that are in training here met and Polante proved that he is undoubtedly the best juvenile at the course by winning. The race had ,500 added and was worth l.T H» to the winner. Polante, which raced in the colors of the Nevada Stock Farm Stable, was saved in second place until the stretch- was reached and he then drew away to be home an easy winner by a length and a half. Conquistador was expected to furnish the winner the most trouble and, after flattering for a while by leading the first part of the race, quit and finished a badly beaten racer. Tondeleyo. racing for Baron Pong, was the one to race to second place, while Shasta Pad. which was coupled with Shasta Comfcrt and Shasta Bullet as the Brown Shasta Stock Farm Stable entry, finished in third place, a nose in advance of the latter. COMPLETES A DOUBLE. In the Arcadia Handicap. Thistlewood. racing in the silks of the Nevada Stock Kami Stable, and coupled with General Thatcher in the wagering, completed a double for that establishment when he earned a nose decision over Deep Thought and Buster Keatnn. tleneral Thatcher finished in fourth place. The winner took a short lead in the stretch and then drew away slightly, but was tiring and Deep Thought, coming with a great rush, just missed getting the verdict. Buster Kca ton set a fast pace for the first quarter, was then passed by the winner, but hold on well to save third place from General Thatcher. The latter is not himself yet. but is gradually getting into winning form. Princess Doreen was in a running mood today and as a consequence accounted for the Pacific Coast Handicap. She stepped the mile and seventy yards in the new track record time of 1 :41, clipping a fifth of a second off the former record. Jack Fair-man set all the early pace and it was a fast one, too, for he turned the quarter in :22%, the half in :46% and the three-quarters in 1 :11%. His early efforts told on him when the stretch racing began and he finished next to last, lrincess Doreen assumed command when the latter quit and lasted to outstay Sanford. Cherry Tree was outrun in the first part of the race, but finished fast and saved third place from L r. Clark. POLO STAR SCORES. Another good contest came with the running of the fifth race. Polo Star, racing for A. A. Baroni, was just up at the end to snatch victory from Katinka. The winner was racing in a contending position throughout and moved up fast when his rider called on him for the run through the stretch and. taking the lead about fifty yards from the finish line, held on with rare courage to withstand the rush of Katinka. The latter came from a rear position on the outside and was gradually getting to the winner, but was not quite good enough. Green Spring was rushed into an early lead and then drew away from his opponents in a manner to suggest that he would make a runaway of the race, but tired near the end and was easily passed by the first two. Coffield, on the strength of his previous winning race, was installed the favorite here, but his showing today was a I oor one. as he quit badly when the stretch was reached after being well up. Ask John was victorious in the opening race when he was up in time to take the measure of New Pink and Swift Lady. The latter was the one that set the early pace, but she tired from her efforts and was Banned by the first two mentioned. Ask John had Been racing in a contending position until the stretch was reacheel. where he moved up fast and, taking the lead, held New Pink safe through the final fifty yards. Lord Yal-entine. which was installed the favorite in the wagering, fell while racing in a contending position rounding the far turn. Uuekily. the others were not too close to dodge the fallen horse and rider. The second race resulted in a good contest when Iatisha and Hence engaged in a duel for almost the entire distance. The former proved best and at the end was clear by a half length. Peter Pierson, which hael been far back in the earty racing, came with a mighty rush to get the show money, just getting up in time to down Blue Daler The winner was victorious because her rider Continued on twelfth page H J j TIJUANA FUTURITY Continued from first page elected to take the- shortest way home and outrode Smith on Hence. liardalid. racing in the colors of Dr. G. Otonnell, sc-orc-d a well-carne-d victory when he was up in the last few yards to get the dee-ision over Praise. Dank wan away with n rush and at one time enjoyed a lead of several lengths, but began tiring after going three-quarters and was paasSd by Praise. The latter then opened up a big lead, but tired in the stretch and was. in turn, passed by Bardalid. He had been in close quarters while racing down the back stretch, but finally found clear sailing and then made a wide turn when entering the stretch, but had s .inie-thing left and outgamed Praise in the-filial stages. I umbfounder was racing in snooted position in the early racing, but tired and was passed by the first two, but easily held third place safe. little Shasta had art easy time in accounting for the fourth race-. She was home a length and a half in advance of Lot of Style-, while the latter had a like margin over Happy IJttle Sliasta was sent into an early lead and increasing her advantage with every stride was never thre-a.tenetl by the others. Let of Style raced evenly throughout and made a determined bid when entering the stretch, but was not good enough. Happy had been far back in the early racing, but finished with good speed on the inside and at the etrd was racing fastest of all. The others did not cut much figure. The claim* Saturday we-re Picnic-, by . A. Hurgett, for ll.f.OO. and Rachel Potter, by Mrs. ,. H. Abbott, for J2.: 00. I». W. Codfrey claimed Praise out of the third me* today for ,000.

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