Transferred to Juarez: Big Kentucky Shipment of Racers Now Quartered at Mexican Course, Daily Racing Form, 1913-11-19


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TRANSFERRED TO JUAREZ BIG KENTUCKY SHIPMENT OF RACERS NOW QUARTERED AT MEXICAN COURSE. Border Town Where Racing Is to Go On During the Winter Once More Resumes Its Wonted Tranquility Guard Withdrawn from Track. Kl Paso, Texas. November IS. The situation in Juarez bavin;; clarified, the majority of the horses Unit arrived on the special train from Lntonia were yesterday transferred to the Juarez track without incident. General Pancbo Villa, in charge of -the forces now in full possession of Juarez, lias the situation well In hand, and, as he has given horsemen an assurance that their property in Mexico would be fully protected no uneasiness is felt concerning the Hafoty of the animals on Mexican soil. Villa has demonstrated more fully than any other commander that has been in control at Juarez that he can command strict obedience on the part of his followers. In consequence the guard at the race track lias been withdrawn and not a single Mexican soldier is to be seen near the enclosure. The feeling among both Americans and Mexicans here is that there is no danger of the recapture of the town by the Federals and that under the present administration overything connected with the forthcoming race meeting will go along just as though the neighboring republic were not torn asunder with internecine strife. The health of the horses is generally good. C. W. Carroll lost by death yesterday a promising yearling by Voorhees, owned by A. 15. Spreckels ot California. Frank I. Weir reports a couple of his earlings on the ailing list, but they are in no great danger. .Manager Matt J. Winu of the Juarez track is due to arrive here Thursday and on Friday Judge Charles F. Price. Will H. Shelley and starter Mars Cassidy will be here. The Kl Iaso Times of last Sunday says: "Although one of the most desperate encounters of the battle of Juarez was fought yesterday morning near the race track, there was no damage done to the horses quartered in the inclosure nor to the big plant by the living shells that went screaming overhead. "During "the jeiijwgcmeiil; there was much nueasl-ress r manifested by "TKvifers and trainers- who are stopping at local hotels, many believing that the soldiers would break into the stables and steal some of the thoroughbreds, and that others would be killed by the bullets tired in that direction. Hut 111 lie horses are safe and there was no damage whatever at the track. "The 100 days or more of racing to lie given at the track this winter will be carried out, with the inaugural card run oft on Thanksgiving Day. Harry F. Brelvogel, assistant mauager: Eugene Elrod and other ollicials of the jockey club announced last evening there would be no change in the original plans for holding the meeting. There are many local business men and persons interested in the over-tbe-river plant who are of the opinion that the change in administration at Juarez will have a tendency to better conditions. . They think that the linal light, for this winter at least, lias been fought in this vicinity and that the race meeting will continue uninterrupted. "Having confidence in General Villa and being informed that lie Is very much in favor of horse racing and desires to see the Jockey Club Juarez conduct tlie winter meeting as previously arranged, horsemen are not the least uneasy now. Last night the horses were left at the track by their owners and trainers in the hands of stable boys."

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