Day Of Upsets At Juarez: Afternoons Winners Come From Unexpected Quarters At Mexican Course.; Conning Tower Returns to Winning Form and Accounts For Handicap That Is Chief Racing Feature--Grover Hughes Runs Poor Race., Daily Racing Form, 1915-02-10


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DAY OF UPSETS AT JUAREZ AFTERNOONS WINNERS COME FROM UNEX ¬ PECTED QUARTERS AT MEXICAN COURSE Conning Tower Returns to Winning Form and Ac ¬ counts Fcr Handicap That Is Chief Racing Fca ture Grover Hughes Runs Poor Race El Paso Tex February 9 The card at Juarez today was made up of the Montczunm Handicap for threeyearolds and over distance seveneighths of a mile a race for maiden twoyearolds and four selling races Tlie handicap was of course the stellar feature of the program It was contested by a field of six with Grover Hughes ruling n well backed lirst choice There was abundant backing for others of the contenders as well notably Col ouel Marchmont from the Fuller stable The linish found the latter second a length behind Mrs J Shillings good threeyearold Conning Tower which led from start to finish Conning Towers disap ¬ pointing race on the occasion of his previous start probably was due to a ilisllke for muddy going At any rate his performance today filled in well with those that preceded his previous appearance which was in a stake race Grover Hughes whose form here this winter has been generally disappointing had nothing to do with the finish for he weakened utterly after running iu forward contention for a time timeThe The twoyearold race gave another of Charles W Clarks juveniles the oportnnity of winning This was Aunt Sal a daughter of Salvation and Antioch She was one of the choices for the race and ridden by Loftus leil all the way and scored handily over Frank Patterson from the Cliiim stable Tlie race brought out several youngsters that were making their debut under colors None of them figured prominently prominentlyMarie Marie Olirlen carried the colors of Jefferson Livingston to an easy victory in the second race The lilly was never headed and her winning margin over Cleopat the favorite was eight lengths F D Weirs Mex graduated from the maiden class iu the third Ioug shots held high carnival in the fifth when Caiiapa Bad Prospect and High Street monopolized the three places to the exclusion of the choices The winner is owned and trained by A E Patterson who was exonerated from complicity iii the recent attempted ringing of Trade Mark MarkJJhe JJhe days upsets came to a climax when in the closing race Hester the even money favorite ran last all the way while Flying hacked from eights to fours made a show of the others by making every post a winning one and scoring by live lengths over the second choice Thomas Hare HareAn An exceptionally large crowd visited the track it grandK being ladies day The weather was grand K J Mackenzie and J I Adkins prominent owners whose horses are wintering at Douglas Park Louisville passed through here today in Mr Mackenzies private car on their way to San Fran ¬ cisco They are expected to return here shortly as Mr Adkins is negotiating with K Veiller for the contract on jockey Hartwell HartwellIlinaldo Ilinaldo in the stable of J II Mead bowed a tendon yesterday and will be on the shelf for the rest of the meeting at least

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