How Johnny Dundee Won: Details of His Victory over Pepper Tea--Three More Winners for Marinelli., Daily Racing Form, 1921-04-05


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HOW JOHNNY DUNDEE WON Details of His Victory Over Pepper Tea Three More Winners for Marinelli SAN DIEGO Cal April 3 The queen has been dethroned In her regal splendor she met defeat yesterday defeat which was decisive for she had no excuses and the laurels were pinned on the brow of Johnny Dundee DundeeThis This is the story of Johnny Dundees triumph over Pepper Tea the Peter Quince filly which had earned brackets on four occasions at Tijuana so easily that in the belief of the average patron in these parts she was destined to continue her run without interruption It was not to be beIt It was in the Tijuana Futurity at four and a half furlongs before a packed grandstand which was demonstrative in enthusiasm Onco before Pepper Tea and Johnny Dundee hooked up This was on a muddy course and Pepper Tea was vic ¬ t torious Johnny Dundee wants a dry track was the excuse Clarence Buxton offered for the defeat of his Bruniniel colt Pepper Tea will go as well on the dry as in soft fiwjtiiu was the rejoinder of C T Worthlngton astute Kentucky I horseman who owns Pepper Tea And so it was I the two met yesterday on a track which must 1 have been made to order for them when one recalls 1 the statements of the rival owners ownersThere There were others in the race six others and all fit as skillful preparation could make them I but for purposes of deciding the Tijuana Futurity there were only two Pepper Tea and Johnny Dun ¬ dee deeThere There was a delay of seven minutes at the post and when starter Harry Morrissey lifted his bar ¬ rier the field was away to a good start Incog nance the Meadowbrook entry was first to show in front but jockey Saladin soon rushed Pepper Tea to the lead Johnny Dundee had been well placed in third position and the trio raced in this order until entering the stretch Here it was that jockey Buxton on the stoutiiearted son of Brum mel called on his mount for the decisive effort effortThe The colt seemed to fly He drew up on even terms with Pepper Tea paused momentarily to look her In the eye and to the surprise of a cheering crowd drew out to win by two and one half lengths with his rider easing him up Pepper Tea which had fought gallantly throughout the grueling struggle was a length in front of In ¬ cognance She was a tired individual at the end and came back to weigh out jaded In appearance There is nothing to be mentioned anent the rest of the field fieldJockey Jockey Marinelli and the aged campaigner Paddy Whack proved a winning combination in the handi ¬ cap at one mile and seventy yards As a demon ¬ stration of how horses run for this sensational rider Paddy Whack won iii a canter by eight lengths from Sailor and Cahalan CahalanThe The first five races of the program of nine were replete with thrills the majority of the winners gaining their advantage by the narrowest of mar ¬ gins this being particulaily true in the third and fifth when the winner was in doubt until the official placing had been displayed displayedDeckhand Deckhand the winner of the second race again changed hands via the claiming route B Warren is the latest owner of the aged campaigner War ten took him out of this race for 700 700The The Nevada Stock Farm has purchased the royallybred fiveyearold mare Cover Up by Dis guisL Costume She will be raced here until the end of the meeting and will then be shipped to the Nevada Stock Farm at Iteno She will become a brood mare and will be mated with cither Atheling II or Honeywood HoneywoodJockeys Jockeys Marinelli and Whittington were the outstanding saddle luminaries of the afternoons program the former riding three winners while Whittington was successful witii two of his mounts mountsAfter After returning to the scales to weigh out in the eighth race it was noticed that the saddle had slipped on the fast threeyearold Joe Tag

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