Ambitious Plans for Juarez Track., Daily Racing Form, 1910-04-27


view raw text

| , , . ] , | | : , , , | | j , , , , , . . ] j . . , AMBITIOUS PLANS FOR JUAREZ TRACK. New York. April 2ti. — The Juarez Jockey Clubs plans for next season are highly ambitious. With capital unlimited and a charter which is founded upon governmental authority irrevocable for twenty years, its promoters have determined upon many improvements and upon a program which will command not only the patronage of the best stables of the country, but the active participation of the foremost sporting men of this country and of Mexico. At a meeting of the beard of directors held here yesterday, it was determined to double the value of the stakes offered last year, to -Increuge the value of overnight purses, to have six races everyday aud to have the meeting begin Thanksgiving Day. Its minimum of duration will be until March 1. with the probability that it will he extended beyond that date. In anticipation of the patronage which is expected from such liberal offerings, stable accommodations will be increased nearly sixty per cent, and cottages for trainers and kitchens for stables are alreadv under way. In addition there will be a hotel and club, lioth modern, that will appeal to horsemen and visitors alike. A new- iMHih-vard from Kl Paso to the course is practically completed, which will be a treat to aiitomobilists. In fact, everything is being done to make Juarez a scene of fashionable racing that will enlist the support of all the large owners and all the high-class lovers of the apart. At the meeting there were Scnor Don Alberto Tcrrazas. the president of the club: James Butler, owner of the Yonkers course: Price McKinnev and Col. Matt J. Winn, the general manager of the track. After the meeting Mr. Tcrrazas said: We have gone about racing in the right way in Mexico. We not only have the approval of the whole people of thi untry. but that of the government as well. Our people want racing, for thev realize that through sport the native-bred horses will he improved. It is also our intention to hold each year a large agricultural fair which will he an international affair."

Persistent Link:
Local Identifier: drf1910042701_1_6
Library of Congress Record: