Juarez Racing Opens Prosperously: Russ Sand and Jockey Loftus a Winning Combination in the Meetings First Race, Daily Racing Form, 1915-11-26


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B ot of in ii t a: u j J Y to ! l • r ° ■ r * J £ .. , , , t ] . . . , ■ , , JUAREZ BACING OPENS PBOSPEBOUSLY. Buss Sand and Jockey Loftus a Winning Combination in the Meetings First Bace. ~ s Kl Paso. Tex.. Xovenilier 25. — The winter meeting the Jockey Club Juarez was auspiciously ushered _ at Juarez this aftern.KUi. with a big crowd in at- £■ tendance. More enthusiasm was manifested than at J any previous opening at the track. _ Tlie feature race, a three-quarters handicap, pro- i vided a thrilling finish, with Carrie Orme, Seneca. »j Km kticld and Loftus noses aimrt when passing the g, judges in the order named. Othello, from the _, Jefferson Livingston stable, was an even money fa- . vorite for the race and ran disappointingly, failing _. show much speed and bringing up in the rear at , the finish. . « The public liegan the day auspiciously when Russ „ Sand, ridden bv jockey Loftus, won the opening „ race Kuss Sand was first choice in the betting. X dashed to the front at the rise of the barrier and ~ was never headed. Baby Cal. from the stable of J. M. Shilling and ridden bv K. Shilling, showed a return to his good form of early in the year, when he won the second hJ race, for which Brooks, running in the colors of Wade McLemore. ruled favorite. Brooks was last ■ to leave the barrier and cut no figure In the running of the race. Prepaid essayed the role of pacemaker, but was no match for Baby Cal. when ■ Shilling challenged in the stretch. ,] Upright, coming back to the races after a long a au absence, was installed first choice for the third ■ race, but the finish found him last. He showed tune of his old-time speed. Cordova, always a for- 1 ward contender, ran away from the others at the J finish, where she had a margin of four lengths over _ Kenneth. " Conuing Tower lias the fastest work-out of the season here to his credit. He worked a half in t :47 and five-eighths in 1:01. - Mose Goldblatt is seriously ill with a severe cold . and narrowly escaped pneumonia. 2 Clear ami crisp weather, the first of the season, i prevailed. The throng of over 4.100 people who at- i tended Included prominent persons from all walks of life in both border cities. The betting ring was jammed. 2 Milo Shields, who was ruled off two years ago at 2 this track for the inconsistent running of the horse i Curlicue, has Ix-eu reinstated bv the stewards. J . .

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