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J 1 i ; , SEEMED LIKE OLD TIMES T. II. RYAN UNCOVERS LIKELY RACER IN SELLING RACE AT JUAREZ. Noted Illinois Turfman Wins with Roadmastcr at the First Asking and Has to Stand 500 Run-Up to Keep His Horse. El Paso, Tex., March .!. Thomas H. Ryan, of Wilmington, 111., whose betting coups gained him much notoriety and instilled a wholesome respect for his ability as a trainer in the minds of the bookinaking fraternity in the days when racing nourished around Chicago and other parts of the middle west, emerged from an extended period of inactivity when at Juarez this afternoon he uncovered a likely racer in Roadmastcr, a four-year-old son of The Roman and Ruzzer, with which he won the third race. It was Roadmasters lirst appearance under colors iiml he won iu a way that suggested he might bo able to vanquish much better opposition than the cheap lot of sprinters pitted against him today. Jockey Tnplin had the mount and won off by seven lengths after waiting on the early pacemakers. On the strength of fast trials iu private, Roailmuster ruled favorite iu the liet-ting. After the finish of the race, which Mas with selling conditions, he was bid up by C. W. Gasser from his entered price of .U0 to SSOo and then his owner bid him in with the customary advance of . One of the cheapest fields of tho meeting went to the post in the opening race, but the talent succeeded in lucking the winner, in Largo, which won by himself under jockey Neylons skilful guidance. Drouii, the second horse, was also well backed. The second race found the public puzzled and Mas won by Wade McLemores Kick, for which, there had been only lukewarm support. Jockey W. W. Taylor piloted him to an easy victory. Little Bit, best backed of the contenders, finished last. The fourth race Mas productive of a stirring finish letM-een Ilasson, one of the outsiders and Blue-Beard, one of the choices. The former scored by a head. Mary Emily, the favorite of tho race, made an Indifferent showing and finished unplaced. Inlan. whose racing here this winter has furnished a series of disappointments, finally entered the Manners circle when he beat :. iioor lot in the fifth race. He Mas neglected in the betting. Visible, from which much was expected in this race, got off too poorly to be a factor. The three placed horses iu the closing dash came to the finishing line closely grouped and Moonlight: got the decision by a nose over Kelsetta, with Pliil-Iistina a half length away. The last named was the publics choice. A cold wind prevailed and there was a light drizzle of rain just after noon, when the crowd started for the track. These conditions kept many from attending, but as the horses went to the iwst for the first race, it warmed up and the afternoou was pleasant. Gene El rod has arranged for his special train to Louisville, leaving here March 21. It will consist of 14 cars, 0 express cars for horses, 2 Pullmans, I day coach, 1 baggage car aud a diner. It Mill run on special time the entire way and will reach Louisville Friday morning. Recent Mork-outs of horses in training at Juarez were as frllmvs: Weather clear: track fast. Alvis Half mile in 51. Angelus Three-quarters in 1:2::. Attica Seven-eighths in 1:35. Belle of Bryn Mawr Half mile iu 55. Burnt Candle Half mile in 55. Cloak Half mile iu 52. Conuaught Five-eighths in l:0i. . W. Kennou Three-quarters in 1:22. Ed Howard Three-eighths in 3SJs. Ellie May Half mile in 55. Ferrona Half mile iu 54. Flossie Half mile in 55. Frank Shaw Three-eighths in 38. Garter Three-quarters in 1:23. Godfather Half mile in 53. Hope So Mile in 1:54. Iron .Mask Quarter mile in 21. John Hurie Five-eighths in 1:0S. King Earl Five-eighths iu 1:05. Kisland Hair mile in 54. Lady Pender Half mile in 52. Latlv Rillie Three-quarters in 1:22. Lafayette Three-eighths in .51. Mimorioso Five-eighths iu 1:01. Orba Smile- -Half mile in 52. Pajaroita Half mile in 52. Pendant Five-eighths inl:0S. Prince Winter Three-quarters iu 1:22. Ramsy Three-eighths in 3S. Requiram Half mile in 53. Salud Three-quarters in 1:22. Sixteen Three-quarters in 1:22. Stevesta Three-quarters in 1:19 jf,. Sm-IsIi Half mile in 51. Taboo Mile in 1:49. Transparent Three-eighths iu 40.