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. HANDICAP UOTLYCONTESTED HORSES COME TO FINISHING LINE IN JUAREZ FEATURE RACE CLOSELY BUNCHED. Irish Gentleman Gets Decision Over Cracker Box hy a Nose — Newman Two-Year-01d Runs Disappointingly. El Paso, Tex.. January " . — The mile handicap at luarea today furnished 1111 exciting contest. The weights assigned by bandies peer Jasper brought tin ntesT.ints to the judges stand so elosely hum-lied for the finish that only the accurate eye of placing Judge Shelley could separate them when the] passed the winatiag line. A rtrnagj wind prevailed during the afternoon and tin- race was run in 1:391s. Wh4eh was good tinn- considering the disadvantage tinder which the horses labored. l.ad.v I.iiuhita made the paiv and Irish d ill leuiail was never far away. He moved up fast in the stretch racing, closely followed by Cracker Box. and just !a-ied to gel the decision by a nose. injury, the favorite, ran far below the form he showed in winning hbe An. N.-uvo Handicap. In the tirst race a supposedly fast eoll frmi tbe Texas stable of -l. F. New niun. who htueda ou a large seale. rueed far below expectations H. w is never able to :;er near the front. The norses ih.i placed were all bred and raised in Texas lackey J. Kideiis earried off the riding ho on by scortag two wins wiih long priced horses He got bis mounts up to win on Ihe nod. Jaaaee Sorvell, who baa been identtfled tor asauy years with the -port, arrived last night ruea CM cago. Mr. Norvell rutin- to visit his brother. W. it. Norvell. who has been quite ill. He ,ill remain for the rest of the meeting. President J. a. F/oUaasbee, of the Jockey Club Juarez, arrived from Chihuahua this morning, pass ing through on his way to .New Tar*. Mr. Follana bee i- a nephew of the late James It. Keene. While he will not arrive in time to attend the funeral, lit* feels that his services may be reunited bv his aunt. Mrs. Janus It. Keene. II. link has sold his coll Palatable to J. Ambrose. of New Orleans. He has also acajalred Charley Brown from Walter Heath. li is the Intention of Mr. Ambrose to gather together ■ string which he will race in the east next matsau. Mr. Heath has been engaged to do his training. lri-iding Steward C. F. Price is ill with a cold and remained at his hotel this afternoon. John Ivewis dropiHd out of the hauftaunhjera line today and Willie Applegate took his stand. Qeorge Yortanau, who I ked at Baltimore and Jamestown, arrived last evening to remain unJil the meeting tlonee. Among mis mornings work outs were the following: Ancestors — Three-quarters in 1:20, breezing. Auto Girl — Three auartera iu 1:18, breezing. Is good. B.-ilrlift Flve-elghtha in 1 :o4. breezing. Bahloyle--Mile in 1:17. breezing. Barney Oldtield — Three-quarters in 1:18, handily. Bob Farley — Half mile In 00%, breezing. Chapultepec — Thro ejuartera in 1:18, breezing. dell riiree-i|uai lets in 1:18, handily. Colquitt -Five-eighths in 1:0.:. handily. Coanangbl — Half mile in "2. hreeniug. Dangerous March— Seven eighths in 1:29, handily. i- good. Doncaater —Half mile in 50%, breezing. lit. Dougherty Three eighths in :!0. handily. Falcada Three eighths in ::.v!.-,. driving. Is good. Ierrona -Half mile iu is. driving. Is extra good. Casket — Half mile in -"i2. beetling. Hands — Mile in 1 :48, breezing. Hattira- -Mile ii; 1:44. handily. Is good. Helen Iink —Seven eiuhths in 1:38, driving. Idle Tale— Three ipiui tets in 1:18, breezing. Jack Kills -Three eighths in :.•;. handily. Jim Basey -Seven-eightha in 1 :.:7. breezing. Judge Walton— Mile in 1:40. breezing. Kinu: Stalwart Half mile in B0%, breeanag. Kiva —Half mile in -" 2. bn-ezing. Kooteiiay I hree iptarters in 1:20. breezing. Lady Young— Three eighths in :;.V-.,, driving. Is Lady Meey— Half mile in 48%, handily. Is extra good. Leaunld — Half mile in " 2. breezing. - l.escar Half mile in 50%, breezing. Little Jane Thiee eighth- In 35%, driving. Is rood. Follie Levy— I-ive-eighlhs in 1.04. Pulled up la inc. Lord Marshall Three auartera in 1:18, breezing I- extra goad. Miss Koru — Seven-eightha in 1:20-.-,. driving. Mother Katihain — l-ive eighths in 1 : :!, breezing. Originator — Half mile in St, breezing. Bound the World -Three-quarters in 1 :20. breezing. Royal Dolly -Half mile in 50%, breezing. The Fad— Three-quarters in 1:18, handily. Transparent Seven-eightha in 1:31. handily. Vested Rights Three una tiers in 1 20. breeuhag. Weyanoke— Three-quarters In 1:18, breezing, is extra good. Whidd-n -Mile iii 1 :41 --,. driving. Is extra gixid.