American Records in Danger: Phenomenally Fast Condition of Juarez Track Likely to Result in Wholesale Reduction, Daily Racing Form, 1913-12-09


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AMERICAN RECORDS IN DANGER, Phenomenally Fast Condition of Juarez Track Likely to Result in Wholesale Reductions. El Paso, Tex., December S. The marvelously fast time recorded in the races run over the Juarez track during the past week amply demonstrates that the Jockey Club Juarez has the fastest race course on the North American continent. Horses that could by no means be called first-class have been winning races in time that has in several instances come perilously close to the American record for various distances. That several American records are likely to be reduced when some of the better grade of horses that have not yet started get into action is a foregone conclusion, if the course remains in its present condition. Superintendent Frank Kcegan has the track worked into such a perfect condition that it is as smooth as a billiard table. Col. .Matt J. Winn, manager of the plant, lias been congratulated on all sides on account of the improvements made on the plant during the past summer. He has outlined many more improvements whicli will be made during the coming summer and next fall it will be the greatest course of Its kind in the world, in the opinion of horsemen who are cognizant of wiiat will be attempted. There is no stake event set for decision until Christinas Day, when the ,500 Navidad Handicap, one mile, for which 44 horses have been entered, including that great horse, Iron Mask. Trainer Mose Goldblatt, who has this great gelding in charge, states, that, barring accidents, he will start in this event on Christmas Day. Upon that, occasion lie will be opposed, among others, by J. W. Fullers local tavorite, Injury. The layers say that the volume of speculation in the ring is increasing every day. They claimed to have handled more in the past two days than on any of the others witli the exception of the opening day. Bookmaker Will Hall arrived yesterday. He Intends to take a stand in the ring upon the arrival jf his partner. Horace Paul, who is at present visiting relatives in San Francisco. T. A. Davies, who is racing a prominent string here, arrived today from Vancouver, B. C. Mr. Davies intends to remain, for the rest of the meeting. Jockey A. Murray made the trip here from Butte, Mon., on a motorcycle. The distance covered was 2.00 miles. - Keren t arrivals, at Juarez include the strings of J. W. Conry, G. A. Tacot, H. E.Feranger,"M. "F? Wilson, J. Day and Mrs. J. W. Flyun. Hie horses Include Myrtle Mary, Senator Sparks. Aristoplane, Joe Woods. Flying, prcxT"AhIhu, Miss. ..Clark, Darby, Colinet. Kdmoud Adams, Burnt Candle, Lady Bryan and Minnie Bright. - Jockey Gross was cautioned by Presiding Steward Price on account of his lack of vigilance at the post while riding Superstition in his last start. There are nine horses on the schooling list at Juarez, including Big Lumax. Dromi. Great Friar, Song of Bocks. Helen Hawkins, Lee Harrison II., Silver Grain, Rockdale and Zulu. Stall room has been booked at Juarez for the string of S. A. Beckham, who has eleven horses coining from Arlington, Tex. The yearlings owned by J. F. and H. S. Newman are expected momentarily at Juarez from the Texas ranch of their owners. Trainer Hart Newman expects not less than eight or ten to be shipped here. There are fifteen in the collection now being traind at the ranch. Recent work-outs at Juarez: Weather clear; track fast. Anion Half mile hi 50. Bailiffs Daughter Seven-eighths in 1 :35. Bert Getty Five-eighths 1111:01. Big Lumax Half mile in 54. Blug Three-eighths in 40. Blarney Three-eighths in 39. Carondolet Half mile in 5:;. Canapa Three-quarters in 1:1!. Osaple quarter mile in 23. Cousin Puss Mile in 1:47. Dahlgren Half mile in 51. Dromi Five-eighths in 1:05 -if,. Enfield Five-eighths in 1:07. Gold of Ophir Half mile in 52. Hay Quarter mile in 24. Husky Lad Five-eighths in 1:07. J. B. Robinson Half mile in 53. John Hart Half mile in 52. John It. Clay Three-eighths in 44. Judge Walton Half mile in 5:!. Kick Five-eighths in 1:05. Lemon Joe Half mile in 52. Manganese Thee-eighths in 39. Mary Pickford Half mile in 52. Ooma Half mile in 51. Orange Blossom Three-eighths in 39. Orfyx Five-eighths In 1:05. Sleepland Five-eighths in 1:04. Voladay Jr. Seven-eighths in 1:33. Yip-Hy-Ya Five-eighths in 1:05. Weather clear, track fast, but high wind blowing: Ask Ma Half mile in 5;:. Colquitt Half mile in 51. Commendation Half mile in 55. Cosgrove Half mile in 52. C: W. Kennon Three-quarters in 1 :20. Downland Mile in 1:55. Dr. Bailey Five-eighths in 1:00. Fire Thtee-eighths in 39. Frank Shaw Quarter mile in 20. Frazzle Half mile in 51. Goldtinn Three-eighths in 39. Hasson Three-eighths in 39. Jimmio Gill Half mile in 52. John Marshall Five-eighths in l:OG. Just Bed Five-eighths in 1:05. Kilties Five-eighths in 1:00. Montreal Five-eighths in 1:05. New Capital Three-quarters in 1:23. No Quarter Half mile in 54. Osaple Half mile in 53. Bake Three-quarters in 1:20. Benwar Half mile in 52. Bosenta Five-eighths in 1:05. Salud Half mile in 54. Stoneheart Five-eighths in 1:05. Suffragist Five-eighths in 1:00. The Monk Half mile in 52. Tom Chapman Five-eighths in 1:04. Velie Forty Half mile in 54. Voladay Jr. Three-eighths in 40. Wild Horse Half mile in 54. Woof Five-eighths in 1:13.

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