view raw text
TWO GOOD FILLIES SHOWN JAMES BUTLER TAKES FIRST AND SECOND MONEY IN SEN0RITAS STAKES. Climber, a Slashing Daughter of Voter and Stepping Stono, Is the Winner, and Gypsy, by Ben Brush Runaway Girl, Is Second. HI Paso, Tex.. January 25. A big throng attended the races at Juarez this afternoon. The run ning of the Senoritas Stakes, the tirst stake- event for two-year-olds this year, was the particular attraction. It was for fillies, and the James Rutler entry. Climber and Gypsy, were installed favorites on the strength of fast work that they have been showing in morning trials. Jefferson Livingston sent two to the post Blue Racer and Marie OBrien and they ruled second choices in the betting. The Butler entry ran first and second, while Blue Racer finished third. The winner is a slashing big brown daughter of Voter and Stepping Stone. She did not actually get fully in her stride until opposite the paddock. At that point, four of the field were on equal terms, namely Silver Blossom, Joselina Zarate, Blue Racer and Climber. Jockey Estep shook her up a trifle and she drew away to win handily. Gypsy, which was outrun, came with a powerful rush and outgamed Blue Racer in the last stride. Jockey Hill was suspended for ten days by the stewards for making n apparent effort to leave the post on Rosemary and for taking the mare bck out of the race after the start. Starter Cassidy stated that Hill had plenty of room on the rail when the barrier went up. Jockey G. W. Carroll was suspended for twenty davs for rough riding on Christmas Eve. on which he" kept zigzagging in front of George all down the homestretch in the second race. Jockey L. Gentry " was suspended for five days by starter Cassidy for disobedience at the barrier in the second race. James Striker was buried here today. He died from an operation for the removal of a tumor. ITo was a brother of Ike Striker and his home was in Buffalo. N. Y.