Eight Thousand At Juarez: Winter Meeting At The Mexican Track Launched With Much Eclat.; Notables Present Include Prominent Citizens of United States and Mexico--Taboo, Harrigan and Jack Atkin Seen in Thrilling Struggle., Daily Racing Form, 1910-11-25


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EIGHT THOUSAND AT JUAREZ WINTER MEETING AT THE MEXICAN TRACK LAUNCHED WITH MUCH ECLAT Notables Present Include Prominent Citizens of ofUnited United States and Mexico Taboo Harrigan Harriganand and Jack Atkin Seen in Thrilling Struggle KI Paso Tex Novemlwr 24 Faultless weather and tin attractive program today drew to the beauti ¬ ful course of the Juarez Jockey Club an attendance Mich as has seldom been seen tin a race course in the west By the time the bugle called the starters lo the K t for the first race fully 8000 persons thronged the spacious stand lawns paddocks and iKlting ring ringSpeculation Speculation was brisk throughout the afternoon tiie play being sufficient to give nine layers in the big ring as well as two iu the field all they wanted lo tV The following layers cut in W G Yankc Roy Ollutt K Robert J Fullmer Mose Newman B Myers Red Bniwufield John Morris and P Moy lelt F Nelson has charge of the combination lKXk while the patrons of the field are looked after by John Blackwcll BlackwcllThere There were many notables present from both sides of the international boundary Besides a numl er of wellknown Americans there was quite a distin ¬ guished gathering of representative Mexicans MexicansThe The feature race the la Independencia Handicap was marked by the absence of Glorio and Helmet The former pulled up lame after a workout this morning and Helmet did not arrive at the track in time to start startThe The race was contested by only three horses Jack Atkin Hurrigan ami Talx o but it was highly spec ¬ tacular the trio fighting it out bead and head through the stretch Taboo proved gamest and won by half a length while Harrigan beat Jack Atkiu neck for second1 money The thrilling features of the contest aroused the onlookers to a high pitch of enthusiasm and excitement aud the warmest of applause greeted the winner winnerThe The track does not appear to be ae fast as it was hist spring the time recorded today being compara ¬ tively slow

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