Juarez Racing Now Well Established: Mexican Course Likely to Grow in Popularity as Result of Present Seasons Success, Daily Racing Form, 1913-03-09


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JUAREZ RACING NOW WELL ESTABLISHED, i Mexican Course Likeiy to Grow in Populaiity a~ I Result of Present Season s Success. , 1:1 Paso. T.x.. March s. -it is practically settled ] that the p__ae.nl winter uniting * i the Jockey club . .lu.irtz will 1 Iom- on Sunday, March -■.. or Sunday, March ::o. which will either complete i «» or n« , i;i s of racing a the Mealen tr:uk this Reason. , The Juarea course has now beyond doubt established ii standing : ■- ..in of the great tracks of America. li 111:1 reasonably lie expected each season the taeetiag* of the jockey « "iut Jnarei will snanall.v grou better and ssore Important. The eltj ol B! Paso Is cunstantly growing and drawing sew winter iHltors each year. Phe excellent management ol ibe track has caused the sport i« grow continuall in popularity. onl recently this was shown to a marked degree when Manager M. .1. Wmu and hi* 1 Rsoctates were petitioned by the leading hanker Merchants and professional a of the city, backed m. bj the mayor of El Paso, to extend the rac laeeting beyond the allotted nw "lays. s,. as to have entertainment for the Cattlemens Convention which 1- to meet here during the week beginning March 17. Tin- local support given the track includes the best 111 the community and the people of this border . tj have come to look upon the Jockey Club Jnarei course as the biggest thing on the hanks of the Kio Grande and as a Texas institution instead 01 Mexican. Tie- leading eitiaena of Juarez ami Chihnahus natroahw the racing and no matter what faction maj rule the country there probably will be no attempt to interfere with the sport at the big plant, which bids fair to gran in imputation as one of the show places of ban "Land of Cortex." lu. c Cam has gelded for trainer William Hur-ie» the three-year-old BaMoyle, and thai son i f Hcimis will be oui of racing In Kentneky daring the earlj spring, though Mr. Hurley expects to hare him in active training again during the lasr of May. Trainer Hurley and C J. Canes-, the owner of raeker Box, both ibink that colt has not raced ■ well here a- he ought la have. The son of Octagon has ran in -pots only and a ls as if he had developed a sulking disposition when the colors . ii- up. They have not lost faith in Cracker Boa : ml the coit will lie- entered lor all the hi;- iiamii i-aps at Churchill Downs. Douglas Park and La-lout* thin spring. Thej seem to be of the opinion that the s,.;| ju Mexico is not suited to Cracker Boxs reel and thai the colt will race better in Kentucky, lie lias not scored here. Manager M. J. Winn has left for Louisville to attend the meeting of the Kentucky state Racing Commission, soon to be held, and to begia active preparations for the coming spring racing at Churchill Downs. As everything is moving a-smootbly as well-oiled machinery at the Jockej Club Juarez course. Mr. Winn will not return here ■gain this spring and the meeting will be concluded with Harry 1. Breivogri look lag after the managerial 1 ml of 1 he track business, together with his other duties. ir. Breivoge] is serving in the triple capacity of general manager, financial director and presiding steward and it may be said to his credit that in 1 every instance he has tilled his positions ably to tlo- satisfaction of horsemen as well as his business associate*. Mr. Breivogel claims Detroit. Mich., as 1 bis home, but he has been so long connected with 1 the Knit inky tracks, he i- as well known in Louia-rille and Cincinnati as in his home city. .lanu-s QriCm is highly dated over news from 1 Kentneky that the famous broodmare Debacle. • owned bj .1. s. McCoUoagb of Urbana, 111., has re eently foaled a handsome bay colt by Voter, the ■ site of Ballot The Manager, Hilarious, Colls and 1 1.1 her st ai,.- winners. The youngster was dropped 1 at the Glen Helen stud of .1. s. Barken, near ties iugton, and when tin- time conies to train him tar racing Mi. Grimnt will have the half brother to I Hanbridge ami Judge Wright in his stable. Mr. - MeCulloaarb will not dispose of this youngster, but will enter him in all ihe American Dcrbys of 1010 ■ ..mi may also make engagements for him in the ? English classics. The colt is entirely of English _ blood, as his aire and dam are both Imported and J trace back 10 Epsom Derby winners-. As Debncie bas alreadv produced two such noted stake winners s eg Hanbridge and Judge Wright, her Voter colt. • recently dropped In Kentucky, must be regarded " ..s one of the asset valuable foals of the year in this • coiiutrv. Mr. Griffin will hardly succeed in winning - :i race at Juarez with Jacob Bunn here. That BON ■ •f Hippodrome has had trouble with his feet and II his trainer will make no effort to race him to any extent BUtll he is entirely well. lie hopes to get him ill the best of condition by early May. J. T. Ireland, who has been recently appointed I tew. nd at tiie Jockey club Juarez track, is a Ken-tacky hoist maa of wide acquaintance in turf circles. He began to race horses about tweaty-aix years ago. 1 ami. in partnership with his brother. Prank Ireland. now .1 prominent western mining man. maintained I lor a iang tine- a stable of much raciag prominence. Niwioii won the I.atouia Derby in their colors in 1882 and three other high-clam performers they i I , ] . , , 1 1 1 1 • ■ 1 1 I - ■ ? _ J s • " • - II t-aced in the davs of long ago were Donatello. Al-debaran ami Yale .M. After the two brothers dla- i": solved their racing partnership, .1. T. Ireland trained ai. and foi quite a line- fot hi- brother-in-law, it. L. *■ Thomas, and then when lie severed his connection a u with the latter, he took Charge of a public stable w will and continued to train with success until he decided ac t,. quit about a year ago and engage in a land pro- _ motion enterprise. Banking ci Paso his headquarters — and home. One of the last performers of note that p» he raced with success was the high-class mare- 1 Cluiivola. which was one of 1 lie best three-ye-ii -old liilies of 1810. Bab Farley and Marsand, two — !■ nt winners ai Juarez, are other- that Mr. Jre- Ii laud ra.ed during the first visit he made to ihe •• Mexico course with his stable in the season of 1010-1911. The newly appointed Jockej Club Juarea , steward Is prominently connected in Kentucky and wis i.oiu and raised in Bourbon County He Is now litiv tw.. rears of age and with his long experience imi IrreiJroachable racing record, is qualified to -civ. well in his new position. Mr. Ireland is a broiliei in law Of T. Hail Talbot, tin- newly BU- poiiited member of tin- Kentneky State Racing Commission. Jj Having sold Connaaght, r. J. Grefer has decided " ,.. dispose of all other members of his string except ihe crack three-year-old illy Floral Park and a w U I w 11 year-old colt, both of whi.-li he will ship to l: Churchill Downs at the conclusion of the Juarez M meeting Mr. Grefer thinks that ihe- Kentucky oaks -1. iv • .«„i :i~ already won by Floral Park, which grand r filly, having enjoyed a winters rest, presents now ihe picture of good health and titness for sprue; ~ ami summer training. Flora] Dark lias done no racing since her last winning race at Latonia in the " autumn of her two year-old farm and even all last season she was not raced excessively. She starred seventeen rimes, won seven races and on six other occasions she finlnhrd second. Mr. Grefer thinks highly of the two. ear-old he is to take to Ken lucky as a stable companion to his meat fill v. This youngster Is bj Leonhiae, a son of Hamburg, and is out Of Plying iolddust. the dam of Plying Footsteps. Mr. Grefer ai quired her out of the Young Can- _ Piatt consignment to a sale in Ken-tucky last fall for 7S and thinks he may have a 15 ikk » two-year-old in the youngster. He is richly enough bred, as on his sin- side he comes from the » Hanover line, while his dam is a most fashionably * bred daughter of the great Ben Brush. Weyanoke a coll bred at the Bashford Manor 1 Farm of Kentucky State Racing Commissioner George J Long, is cue of the most improved three-rear-oids racing at Juan/.. This son ol sir Huon = belongs to T Carroll, one of the younger set of trainers, has a fiue turn of speed and finishes his ruccs gamely and. moreover, has shown a disposition -to carry weight well. Trainer Carroll, who has J Weyanoke in his stable, assisted T. ColHns in the training of the noted Bourbon Beau last aeaaoa and -saddled that sou of Star Shoot when he rati a mile at Juarea in 1:37%, the track record for the dis H t 11,1 at the Mexican coarse. Mr. Carroll is sweet -on the son of Sir Huoa ami Aineeras. and will euter tin- good looking chestnut for the coming Kentucky Mini Latonia Derby*. It has long been the opinion a thai as Sir Huons get take on age tiny improve as racers Weyanoke i surely a vastly improved colt f compared te what he was as a two-year-old last season. J. H. Deavenport will enter Irish Gentleman for : all the important handicaps in Kentneky this spring ami will give that son of McGee another chance to win turf honors of high degree in the blue gras-, land lllis veal. Irish Gentleman has raced w"!l hen and is apparently at home either at sprinting ..I- over a fairly long distance if ground. He ii.is been racing at the Juarez track this season as his dam. The Lady, raced oxer the Chicago courses In her best davs. which made it possible for her 10 I retire to tin- stud with a record of forty seven races won. Irish Gentleman had much bad rating luck in Kentucky last fall and was nearly put out ol commission when In- fell after running away at Churchill Downs, when jockey B. Slide was UB- seated by the horse stumbling with him at the peat. He has grown and spread out greatly during the past winter. He is easily in the first tlighi of I handicap horses at Juarez this season. I The California turfman. C. V. Clark, has recently shipped to Kentucky, to lie- mated to fashionable sires there this season, several of his royally bred • broodmares and h - will probably leave them in the blue grass countrv for several years 10 come. Among the number is Mary Aileen. by Bright Phoebus. which successful voung mare is ihe dam of I.I Pahunar. Mr. Clarks Kentucky Derby candidate. Mary Aileen, will be mated this year to Voter.

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