Appreciates Racing as an Attraction, Daily Racing Form, 1913-03-29


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. ■ I • • I I I APPRECIATES RACING AS AN ATTRACTION. That the benefits which ■ race mrrtlng of the sort just concluded at Juarez confers upon a com munlty is appreciated hy the people of I.l Paso may he inferred from lie- following editorial Which appears in tin- El Paso Times of Tuesday last: "On Thanksgiving Day, Thursday. November "Jn. the Jockey Club Juarez, controlling the most modern race course on the North American continent, opened Us gati - for it- fourth and most successful -enson. •Situated in a valley of great beauty, siiiroiiiidel by mountains which gfcre it a background of tar-passlag grandenr, within easy access of the citv of Kl Paso the gateway " the republic of Mexico - th.- location of the Juarea race track makes it bo road question the winter course of the future. "It will he noted, of course, that the races on Ihi-tracft opened on Thanksgiving Day- a time when the weather i- too cold perhaps for racing at othel points .i time -o late in the mason that weatner conditions arc absolutely uncertain elsewhere -ml all racing imraphernaKs must go into winter uu:-tern. Hut during the iiki days of racing on the Juarez track during the season which dosed Easter Sunday, there wen Iml very few days daring which racing was nm ixtssihb loo lew m number, a- i matter of tail, to Ic -eriously considered. Patrons of th" races sat UUl in the open during ever., ill he raee- were on. and there wa- hut seldom reiei euces mad" to the weather, owing to the fact hat the Weather was ju-t abotti as mar ideal a- it is puesihle to have weather made to order. •■The promoters of the Juarez winter race meet in;. have a great deal of money Invested in the plant over the river, and the improvements made over then- an- both tirst das- and permanent. They rep ics. nt tin- confidence these men have In whiter ra ring at thi- point, and ale a dlsUmt cleilil to their progreseiveness and enterprise. Tin- value of this institution to Kl Paso i- not ■ mere matter of cou lecture, for it brings here annually thousand- •! pieple whose patronage is an appreciable factor lit | every line of trade and commerce. People com -hero from every pari of the United Slates, and a- i I rule they are of ■ elans who arc amply williag and I aide to nay for all they get And all these visi tors are delighted with LI Paso constantly -peak iu of the citv in the most Battering terms and en thusia-liealh declaring it to lie the best city of its , size on the face of the earth. "It is gratifying t" note thai iln- winter race . ■ nit tint in Juarea this season has i with the most unqaallfled success. Notwithstanding the far! i that revolutionarv trtmbles continued in tin- republic of Mexico during ill of the log days that the Juarez , winter race meeting was being held, there wa- nnl the slightest Interference with the enterprise from , anv revolutionary or ossekal aonree. The racing rem on day .v day Jus a- if Mexico was equally tranquil .nnl ii was -. quiet around Gittdad Juarez all tin- time Ibal there was little to indicate any kind j i.i trouble was in progrees anywhere in the Btati of Chihuahua. "Commencing m-xt November we will have the Juarea rati ux ling with ns again for loo days, ami ii i- confidently exjteeted that the crowd next winter will p.- the largest thai ever attended one of these annual events

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