Racing is Again Deferred: Unfavorable Conditions Lead to Continued Suspension at Juarez., Daily Racing Form, 1913-01-08


view raw text

RACING IS AGAIN DEFERRED UNFAVORABLE CONDITIONS LEAD TO CONTINUED SUSPENSION AT JUAREZ. Card Again Declared Off and New Program At ranged — Storm Has Passed and Sport Will Be Resumed This Afternoon. Kl Paso, Teg., January 7. -The blizzard, which caused a suspension of racing at the Jnarea rack yesterday, disappeared during the night, but left in iis wake such a low temperature thai General Man Bger Winn and his associates decided it was best not to attempt tun resnmptfcm of racing today. So the days card was declared off and a new program was prepared for tomorrow, when it is expected thai the spot! Will surely be resumed. This is one of the iiiosi extraordinary winters ever experienced hereabouts. The weather has been uniisiiallv sex ere and the downfall of snow has been of unprecedented proportions. This mornings temperature was lower than has been recorded here la many years, hut as the dav lengthened the thermometer rose considerably and the indications tonight point to a resumption of racing tomorrow. Scrapers have been put on the track to throw the snow from Ihe inner rail to th" outside In lore it thaws, and the course probably Will be in -iumI condition for over fifty feet from the inner rail. The racing folks congregated here have been ehaf-in— under their enforced inaction during the past two day- and will gladly welcome the resumption of the regular routine that is in prospect for to morrow. .1. t. Keene will sell all the horses he has he.-e, al private sab- with the exception of Lord Marshall, which be will ship to Kentucky in the spriaat. M.. Keene feels that lie has a likely Derby candidate Iu Lord Marshall. Although he still retains ownership of the inare Cuerryoia. which is to u- raced by Wayne Joptia at Charleston. John T. Ireland. Iln- well known Ken tUCkj lii-emaii. ha- retired from racing and is now conducting .1 real estate business in this city in part ncrsbip with ;. H. Keene. The latter is ai present "li 11 v.sil ;o mil Invested! Arizona, where the Jiri" has a contract lor th" construction ol a dam on the irgin iiv.-, will irrigate 29,999 acres. Hani keene -till retain- hi- Interest in ihe horses that Jack Keene. his brother, is racing here.

Persistent Link:
Local Identifier: drf1913010801_1_8
Library of Congress Record: