Hodge Runs Grand Race: Prominent Derby Candidate Shows Rare Form at Juarez, Daily Racing Form, 1914-03-11


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ITODGrE RUNS GRAND RACE PROMINENT DERBY CANDIDATE SHOWS RARE FORM AT JUAREZ. Makes Great Concessions of Weight to Good Oppo-sition in Overnight Handicap and Also Overcomes Interference A Day of Close Finishes. El Paso, Tex., March 10. An overnight handicap for horses three years old anil over had the place of honor on the Juarez program this afternoon. It was contested by a small, but select field, made up of Kay Spences crack three-year-old, Hodge, which, was not only making prodigious concessions of weight to all of his opponents, but was the actual top weight, of the race. Seymour Veillers consistent sprinter, Aliinorioso; Ray . Kgans candidate for Derby honors, King Worth, and the five, year-olds. New Haven and Bonne Chance. There was general doubt or Hodges ability to make the weight concessions asked of him and he was rejected as the public choice in favor of Mimorioso. Hodge ran a good race and wrested the victory from King Worth in true race horse fashion, but the raco could not be said to have been truly run, for tho rider of .Mimorioso lost one of his stirrups during the running and therefore was unable to do his mount justice. Besides there was a mixup right after the start, for whicli King Worth was to blame. Hodge suffered from this quite as much as any of the others and the manner in which he overcame the resulting disadvantage won for him much approbation. It is evident Ihat he must lie- reckoned with in the Derby races to be decided In the east. The rest of the card, given over to the selling platers, also fulfilled the promise that it held out of providing good sport. The opening race, a three-quarters of a mile dash, resulted in a head victory for Baron do Kalb over Toy Boy, the favorite. The winner led all the way. The second race, which was a split of the lirst, produced quite as good a contest. Ferrona, a receding choice, was returned the winner, half a length in advance of Leford, an outsider. With Sosius withdrawn front the third race, Thoodorita was looked upon as having the purse at her mercy. She won it, but Anar Was only a held behind her at the finish. Sir Harry set a fast pace in this race and weakened only at the very cud. Rubicon II., Panhachapi and Sidney Peters furnished closely bunched in the fifth race, the first named getting the decision by a nose. Panhachapi was the favorite and. always a forward contender, weakened right at the end after having wrested the lead from Rubicon II. in the stretch. The struggle lietween tiiese two furnished one of the best contests of the day. A band of useful selling platers was engaged in the closing dash and The Monk scored over Nannie McDee by three-quarters of a length, which was the greatest margin enjoyed by a winner throughout the day. A message was received today from Robert F. Leigliton stating thai, the stakes for Denver racing would have no entrance or starting fees attached and would be of not less than ,000 value each. The Derby will have a value of ,000. ire states that the venture has the heartiest endorsement in Denver and predicts a successful meeting. Jockey Kederis, who was the only rider to pilot two winners today was suspended for five days for his rough riding on King Worth. .Mimorioso was lucky to have escaped falling in the crowding. Recent work-outs of horses in training at Juarez were as follows: Weather clear; track fast. Ben Greenleaf Three-eighths in 3S. Blue Raeer Half utile in 53. Brigham Three-eighths in 39. C W. Kennen Three-quarters in 1:23. Daisy Stevens Quarter mile in 2l!. Dominica Five-eighths in 1:00. Eddie Mott Three-quarters in 1:22. Elizabeth Harwood Three-eighths in OS. George Knrnic--Three-eighths in 39. Gordon Russell Half mile in 15 1 v.1,. Helen Hawkins Half mile in 52. June Bride Five-eighths in 1:00. Little P.it Half mile in 50i. Lord Elam Three-quarters in 1:22. Madeline B. Hair mile in 53. Maud McKoe Five-eighths iu 1:00. Mimorioso Three-quarters in 1:19. Miss Fielder Half mile in 53. Moment Seven-eighths in 1:39. Napa Nick Three-eighths in 38. Nila Three-eighths in 3S. Pop Gun Three-eighths in 3S. Roval Dolly Half mile in 53. Russell McGill Three-eighths in 38. Sadie Shapiro Mile in 1:49. Salesia Five-eighths in 1:07. Stoneinan Half mile in 50. Thought Header Half mile in 51. Voladay Jr. Three-eighths In 39. Weather clear: track fast. Ask Ma Seven-eighths in 1:10. Ccos .Mile in 1:49. Chief Desmond Three-quarters in 1:22. Conipton Three-quarters iu 1:19 If-,. Cosgrove Half mile in 55. Edith W. Three-quarters in 1:22. El Toro Three-eighths in 39. Eve White Three-quarters in l:21-J. Fearless Half mile in 54. Flying Mile in 1:49. Godfather Five-eighths in 1:07. Good Intent naif mile in 51. J. Nolan Three-eighths in 39. Josefiua. Zarate Half mile iu 53. Kislaud Half mile In 54. Kitty Stanfield Three-quarters in 1:20. La Estrella Three-eighths in 39. Muv Buena Three-eighths in 37i5. Orba Smile Half mile in 52. Pajorita Five-eighths in 1:07. Pan Zareta Half mile in 49. Pliilllstina Three-quarters in 1:22. Pop Gun Three-quarters in 1:19. Rake Half mile in 53. Ruvoco Mile in 1:50. Salud Three-quarters in 1:20. Trulane Half mile in 53. Upright Three-eighths in 3S. Yale Half mile in 50. Zinkand Half mile in 53.

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