Timely Gossip from Juarez, Daily Racing Form, 1914-12-27


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TIMELY GOSSIP FROM JUAREZ. EI Paso, Tex., December 20. Daily now new arrivals continue to conie to tlie Juarez track from all parts of America. This movement will continue until after tlie holidays and if the experience of last season holds good, even up to the first of Februarv. The winter meetings at Juarez always grow better as the season progresses. There are also more horses yet to come and the prediction made that by January 1 there would be S00 or more at the course, bids fair to be fulfilled, for there are over 50 now stabled at the track. Next Friday, New Years Day. will see the running of the third important stake of the meeting, t ie ?1,;00 Ano Nuevo Handicap, one mile and "a sixteenth, for all ages, which closed with twenty-t-even nominations. This event last season had nine starters and was won by John Reardou, with Bert Getty second and Vested Rights third. Those eligible to start iu this event this season include Wil lute. Old Beii Gipsy Love, Furlong, Christophiue, which holds the Juarez mile record of 1:30,; John Keardon, Belle of Bryn Mawr. G rover Hughes, Hoc-uir, Rash, Judge Sale, .Mud Sill, First Venture, Grosvenor, Ghetto Girl, Injury, Executor and Ring-ling. New- Years Day will have another big attraction, llllat the first two-year-old race of 1015. .i T -11 lys"h a Prominent Illinois turfman, has the biggest string of horses now at the Jockey Club Juarez course that he has yet campaigned lit this track. His string is made up of eight horses, bred by himself with the exception of Rash and Gano. the other six are Roadmaster, Loneman, Agnes G.. Irickwing. and two geldings by Downpatrlck. one a two-year-old and the other a yearling. Gano, Rash and lineman were shipped here from Latonl-i be fore tlie Juarez meeting began, while the other five were brought here from the Ryan farm at Wilming ton. III. Roadmaster has been out of training since his Canadian campaign or last summer, having been respited because .Mr. Ryan thought he needed a short rest to enable him to race successfully at Juarez this winter, lie looks big and lusty now and will no doubt soon give a good account of himself. Mr. Ryan had a little bad luck with the two-year-old by Downpatnck in his stable. This gelding had the misfortune to get his tail bone broken on the car in which he was shipped here, and while sucli an accident does not prevent a horse from racing it detracts from his appearance. The onlv performer similarly afflicted which is racing in good winning form at the present time is WSlhitc, in the stable of YY. G. unite, which won Ihe Juarez Handicap on the opening day of the present meeting. His mishap In this respect seemingly has not affected his racing ability and the Ryan gelding may, like Williite. race as well with a broken tail bone as if he had never met with such an accident. Wade McLemoro, Texas breeder and turfman, has four foals of 1014, which will be vearlings on January 1. They are: Chestnut colt by Leonid Chickadee, by Sir Modred. Chestnut filly by Meelick Belle Rankin, by Hand ball. . Bay colt, by Leonid Golden Harvest, by Free Knight. Chestnut lilly by Leonid Virginia Lindsev, nv Pirate or Penzance. Mr. McLomores great race mare. .Meadow, was mated with Meelick last spring and he says she gives every indication of being safelv in foal tj that noted young horse. G. L. Blackford, owner of Meelick. has eight cam-lug two-year-olds at the .lnarez track by this son of Planiides. They are as follows: Maceubee, br. f. out or Donna Hamilton. Marigold, ch. r. out of Glasswred. .Matrix, br. r, out or Paschal. Medea, ch. r. out or Fanny Kemble. Megaphone, ch. r. out or Apple Bloom. Memory, ch. f. out of March Past. Ramona. b. f, out of Wrangling Duchess. Wapco. ch. c. out of Eugenia S. The Blackford stable, which is iu charge of trainer W. I". Cotrell, has only two other horses In training, namely Kali Inla and Vampire. The latter, a coming three-year-old, is regarded as much bet tor than he lias shown in public. Maccabee is a sister to Silver Blossom, which won the first two-year-old race at Juarez in 1014. Joe Blair, a three-year-old that has been showing sensational speed here this season, is an Oklahoma product aud has created more talk than any western- bred sprinter since John Griffin II. made his appearance on the big tracks. The colt came from tue Campbell ranch iu Oklahoma, though his dam, .Miss Blair, is now owned by I. E. Clark. She is a daughter or Bowling Green and Joe Blair is he first foal. ILcr second foal Is Bank, a yearling colt by Mint, now in the Clark stable. Joe Blair is by j Bonnie Joe, a son of the famous Faustus. Mis Blair was never raced. Joe Blair is a blockilv built good looking colt and stands about lo1, hands high. He is surely a speed marvel. His present owner, Geo. S. Martin, paid 1,100 for hiin.

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