Meelick Filly is Speedy: Silver Blossom, Texas-Bred, Wins Two-Year-Old Race at Juarez, Daily Racing Form, 1914-01-02


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MEELICK FILLY IS SPEEDY SILVER BLOSSOM, TEXAS-BRED, WINS TWO-YEAR-OLD RACE AT JUAREZ. , Incidentally Equals Track Record for Three Furlongs in Scoring Easy Victory John Reardon Also Wins in Record Time. El Paso, Tex., January 1. The most delightful weather that could be wished for helped to attract a big New Years day crowd to Juarez this afternoon. There were several scratches from the Alio Nouvo Handicap, one mile and one sixteenth. Cousin Puss, to which Secretary Jasper allotted the top weight, was among those that declined the Issue. Siqierstitioii, Loween and Dorothy Dean were also withdrawn, leaving nine starters. Injury ruled favorite. He met with an accident while coming oat of tlie chute, being badly jumped on behind, and It is barely iossibIe that he will not go to the post again during the season. John Reardon, running one of his good races, was returned the winner closely pressed by Bert Getty. Vested Rights tired badly in the final drive after making all the nace. Silver Blossom, which had been working well and as a result ruled favorite for the opening two-year-old race of the season, disposed of her opposition quite easily. She is a likely lilly by Meelick Dona Hamilton and belongs to G. L. Blackford, a Texan. John Troy returned to the ranks of the layers today. .1. J. Ferguson, a prominent Seattle racing man, has arrived. Coos, winner of the second race, was bid up from S30O to 00 by G. E. Mcintosh, but was retained by Kellov and Delaney. Existing track records .were equaled during the day by Silver Blossom and John Reardon in winning their respective races. Henry MeDanioI is arranging to leave to take up the duties of his Canadian engagements as trainer for Robert Davie about January S. He thinks he can dispose of the rest of his horses here. He will take several of his men as helpers along with him to his new position. McDaniel regrets having to leave the Juarez course this winter, but his now duties compel him to go east as early as possible. Ho says, he will have much promising raeing material in the Davies string and expects to have a successful season In 1914 with this stable. .lefTeron Livingstons Prince Eugene came out of the Navidad Handicap at Juarez on Christmas Day with one leg in bad shape, probably as a result of having struck himself.

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