Tijuanas Racing Is Good: Contest Won by The Desert in Nature of Trial for 0,000 Coffroth Handicap., Daily Racing Form, 1921-04-07


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TIJUANAS RACING IS GOOD Contest Won by The Desert in Nature of Trial for 20000 Coffroth Handicap HandicapSAN SAN DIEGO Cal April 0 Favored by light weight and a wellJudged ride The Desert racing in the colors of II AV Barnes the San Diego turf ¬ man won the sixth race here yesterday a handi ¬ cap at a mile and fifty yards The race was in the nature of a trial for the 10000 Coffroth Handi ¬ cap which is to bb run next Sunday inasmuch as he majority of the starters in it are candidates for the abovenamed rich stake stakeThe The Desert ran forwaidly to the last turn where ockey Majestic brought him up on the outside vilh a well timed rush and riding him vigorously le wore Edwina down in the final strides to win by a short neck The latter after racing AVynne wood into defeat drew out in the stretch as if a certain winner but tired under the weight of 117 rounds and succumbed when victory was in sight AVynnowood the pacemaker ran well but tired in the final quarter and finished in third place Although Edwina finished second her race was a sparkling one as she was giving weight to her older opponents She has developed into a notorious sulker in the mornings and in a desperate effort get her ready for her stake engagement on next Sunday she is being raced into condition The opening dash yesterday a twoyearold race at a half mile fell to Hal AVrisht the lukewarm favorite which decisively defeated Capt Clover and Candorosa The gray mare Olive I led a big band of sprinters home in the second race in easy fashion Her advantage at the finish was three lengths with Killarney Belle and Aiva her closest com ¬ petitors petitorsA A change of owners worked wonders with Shenan doah in the third race at a mile and fifty yards Where the fouryearold gelding has been quitting in his previous races he came from a long way back to win in a rousing finish from Pink Teiiny and Zetctic The erratic mare Fannie Vail was heavily sup ported to win the fourth race at a mile and seventy yards but third place was the best she could do First money went to Ilclman with Baby Faust in second place A close stretclr turn in which English Lady saved much ground enabled her to take the lead in leadin the fifth race midway in the stretch but it tcok the hardest kind of a drive for her to retain her advantage as Full Moon finished with a great rush and was rapidly overhauling her at the finish However jockey McCullough astride of the win nor managed to keep her in the lead and won by a neck with Full Moon and George James finish ¬ ing in the order named namedStanley Stanley IT piloted by the midset jockey Prible scored in the seventh race by a half length from Our MaggieThe Leader and Smiling Maggie The speedy filly Lonely continued in winning form when she cantered home in the last race an easy winner from Miss Manage and Ike Mills Jockey MillsJockey Powell was badly shaken up when his mount Ben Levy in the fourth race stumbled and fell while pulling up The lad was rendered unconscious but quickly recovered although he was forced to cancel his engagements for the re ¬ mainder of the day dayTrainer Trainer J Hill was fined 25 for carelessness after the saddle had slipped on Red AVilliam in the third race raceTwo Two carloads of horses got under way for Lex ¬ ington Ky last evening The horses shipped wer the property of AV F Poison embracing Peace Pennant Vulcanite Eddie Tranter and others Owner C AVorthington also bid Tijuana farewell taking the crack filly Pepper Tea Lillian Loraine and They Shall Not Pass PassThe The Desert in winning the sixth race estab ¬ lished a new record for the distance but that was a foregone conclusion as the old mark was held by Aresta which back in 1917 ran the distance in 152 over a track deep in mud Over the fast track which prevailed yesterday the official time for the race won by The Desert was 143

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