Juarez Has some More Rain: Track Conditions Suddenly Change While Program is Being Run at Mexican Course, Daily Racing Form, 1914-12-13


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JUAREZ HAS SOME MORE RAIN. Track Conditions Suddenly Change While Program Is Being Run at Mexican Course. El Paso, Tex., December 12. A hailstorm, with thunder and lightning, which is a rarity in this section, broke during the running of the second race at Juarez today. The hall came down h bvavily that the ground vas white. Rain then drizzled for the remainder of the aitemoon. The patrons of the Jockey Club Juarez are well prepared against emergencies like this, for three big ruruaces under the grandstand and in the spacious betting ring make it comfortable for all. Yallaba, starting here for the first time and well thought of, made a runaway race of the opening dash. Ida Plnack. a loug shot, with sixty to one against her chances got second place. The third race was contested by a high-class field of selling platers and the winner turned up in Lack-rose. Track conditions were changed by the storm and the time of the race was slow. The race was marked by quite a few mishaps, starter Cassldy failing to get his field away any too well. Pay Streak beat the barrier, the first horse to do so during the meeting, but his lead was of short duration, as Balgee soon raced up to him and jockey Taylor indulged in some rough riding, forcing Pay Streak to pull up abruptly. The remainder of the races were well contested. Jockey Small became 111 after the first .race and cencelled his engagements for the rest of the day. Jockey W. W. Taylor, on report of the patrol judge, was suspended for five days by the stcwads.

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