Juarez Races Are Hotly Contested: James Butler Has Pleasure of Seeing One of His Two-Year-Olds Win in Game Fashion, Daily Racing Form, 1914-02-12


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JUAREZ RACES ARE HOTLY CONTESTED. James Butler Has Pleasure of Seeing One of His Two-Year-Olds Win in Game Fashion. KI Paso, Tex., February 11. Thrilling contests marked the racing at Juarez this afternoon. In every instance the winner had to lie ridden out to the limit. The first race, for two-year-olds, was especially exciting. The starters all broke on equal terms and not a single bit of interference occurred at any stage of the running. Superhuman proved gamest of the lot and James Dutler had the pleasure of seeing his colors victorious for the first time since his arrival. Superhuman scored in a hard light struggle with liens l.rotlier. Mex. a slow beginner, was closing as if a longer distance wouUi ! more to his liking. The fourth race was another hotly contested one. Transparent closed in on Sea Cliff as they turned for iKiine and jockey .Matthews resorted to rough tactics by carrying him wide, but OUrien. working hard on his mount, passed him at. the sixteenth post and bore over sharply to the rail. The onlookers thought that lie might have fouled Sea IT Iff, but Transparent was in the clear at the time. Curlicue, starting for the iirst time in the colors ;f L. V. Hicks, and an odds-on choice, was defeated in tlie tiual dash by Blue-I.eanl after a hard hive that lusted through the liual eighth. Price McKinnoy and James Corrignn will leave tomorrow for a business trip to their mines in Chi minima. They exiwct to be back here shortly to njov a few more weeks of racing before returning east! Oeneral Pancho Villa was presented with a beautiful Kentucky saddle horse this afternoon. lie was sent over to bis headquarters with a note bearing the eoiirplimcuts of Manager M. J. Winn. Jefferson Livingston and P. T. Cliiim.

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