American Wins Mexican Derby., Daily Racing Form, 1910-11-08


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AMERICAN WINS MEXICAN DERBY Mexico City Mex November 7 The initial run ¬ ning of tli6 rich Mexican Derby took place yesterday over the course of the Condessa Jockey Club and resnlted in a complete American triumph The stake was won by T R Crumps Star Eyes piloted bv jockev Dave Nicql who came here under special engagement to ride the colt Mr Crump was the only American owner represented in the field of nine starters Trailing the winner Star Eyes was Gore with Amer up and owned by the Amer brothers and Teroac Bntwcll up and owned by Governor of the Federal District Guillermo de Landay Escandon EscandonTecoac Tecoac was heavily backed bv the Mexicans and went to the post a 1 to 3 favorite while the Ameri ¬ cans present were big winners on Star Eyes victory The Crump horse paid S to 5 in the niutuels niutuelsThe The Mexican Derby carried a purse of 15000 pesos plus the entrance fees Mr Crump received 1 3 j esos and 1000 pesos was awarded to the breeder of the winner The Amer brothers secured 189 pesos as their share of the second money and iSt jiesos went to Tecoac the third horse The peso is equivalent to ninetyseven cents in American money The distance was one mile and a half and was cov covThe The bigVvcnt was attended by President Diaz and the members of his cabinet and was one of the big ¬ gest weial features of the centennial season seasonStar Star Eyes is a chestnut colt by Star Shoot Dreamy Dreamyves ves and was bred in Kentucky

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