Joe Blair a Repeater: Son of Bonnie Joe Wins Another Handicap at Juarez, Daily Racing Form, 1914-12-16


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JOE BLAIR A REPEATER SON OF BONNIE JOE WINS ANOTHER HANDICAP AT JUAREZ. Siits Sizzling Pace and Runs Five and a Half Fur-lcngs in 1:05 in Beating Grover Hughes by a Head Results at Mexican Course Formful. Ul" Paso, Tex.. December 13. It was clear and pleasant at Juarez again today and racegoers were treated to some enjoyable sport. Tile opening dash wont to the 10 to 1 shot, Azurea. which beat Russ Saiul, the favorite, by half a length in a driving fin Ish. Carrie Ornie, whose form here has been consistently good, accounted for the second race as favorite, with Miss Fielder second and Helen Kaybould third. Kex Bench was excused from starting in this raw by the stewards after the betting had been in progress for some time and an additional twenty minutes was allowed for the making of a new book. The third race resulted in the victory of another favorite when Orimar Lad scored easily after waiting on the early pacemakers to the stretch. Forge, oi;o of the outsiders, was second. In the live and a half furlongs handicap that occupied the place of honor on the program, .Toe lilair duplicated his victory of a few days previously. This time he lasted to beat G rover Hughes by a bead, witli Ginsy Love, which he had beaten the previous time out. in third place. The" latter again ruled favorite and came with a rush at the end. as did Grover Hughes. The winner set a dazzling early pace and was weakening so at the end that both the second and third horses would have beaten him had the distance been a trifle greater. The race was run in the fast time of 1:03, and continued previous impressions that Joe Blair is a shifty sort of spriuter. Ilfuh Street, well backed as one of the choices, was "never headed in the liftli and lasted to beat Dcianey. a receding favorite, by a length. Third money fell to Otilo, a 40 to 1 chance. The imal race went to the credit of General Marchmont. which was supplanted in favoritism by Florin. The latter made the pace, but John Lowes horse ran past her at the end with a rush ami she barely lasl.Ml to beat Weyanoke for second money. Uex Reach was opened as favorite for the second race and was excused because he had a fever witi Mj ve-Htpentturc of 102. Blarney showed much fractiousuess while at tnu fiost for the fourth race. He bolted first and then refused to go with his field. Jockey Gross tried to urge liiui to the stand to unsaddle, when he darted out of u gap and threw Gross heavily to the ground, but the jrckey was not seriously injured.

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