Heat Race Is A Novelty: Old-Time Style of Racing Appeals to Tijuana Patrons--Largest Sunday Crowd., Daily Racing Form, 1921-04-26


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HEAT RACE IS A NOVELTY OldTime Style of Racing Appeals to Tijuana Patrons Largest Sunday Crowd SAN DIEGO Cal April 25 Glorious weather conditions and an excellent card of eight races witli features galore was instrumental in bringing out one of the largest Sunday crowds that has ever wended its way through the Tijuana turnstiles Those who journeyed over the border into the land of the Dons and Senoritas were rewarded by witnessing a program of races the results of which in the majority were won in thrilling finishes finishesMany Many oldtimers were attracted to Tijuana to witness the running of the heat race at five eighths which was the third on the card In the first heat Doctor Corbett the favoriie made good by winning with speed in reserve from El Sabio and Hell Squirrel In the second heat the aged son of Rapid Water was again the outstanding choice Showing high speed he flattered his backers by leading by a wide margin to the last turn where he tired suddenly and finished far back Billy Joe surprised the crowd by winning in a canter with El Sabio and Our Leader finishing in the order named In the runoff Iilly Joe merely cantered in front of Doctor Corbett winning by hilmself while the latter finished in an ex ¬ hausted condition conditionThe The speedy threeyearold Cahalan bred and owned by the Nevada Stock Farm showed himself to be in superb form when lie won the five and a half furlongs handicap the seventh race on the card in easy fashion fashionWhat What made his victor more meritorious was the fact that he ran the distance in the fast time of 105 winning in a canter It was not a true run race as the start was bad witli many of the con ¬ tenders eliminated when the barier arose aroseThe The mile and a sixteenth handicap provided an up ¬ set inasmuch as the unlocked for threeyearold Ike Harvey witli jockey Majestic in the saddle turned up the winner He won by the seantcst of margins outgaming Rifle which in turn was an easy second over Louis LouisSeldom Seldom has a card of races been run off with as many close finishes as what was seen yesterday In six oMlKihT the wrrier gafiied bi brackutsby tither a nose head or neck neckThe The consistent sprinter Mannchcn was claimed out of the last race by J A Parson for 1400 1400Fatty Fatty Arbncklc the noted film comedian headed a large party of moving picture artists that came from Los Angeles to take in the days sport sportThe The gelding La Bete Noire injured himself se ¬ verely Sunday morning while exercising and was excused out of the fifth race raceJockey Jockey Pablo Martinez the Mexican pilot has come to terms with F W Poison the Kentucky horseman to wear his colors this year and left yes ¬ terday en route to Lexington

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