Closing Date Decided On: Juarez Meeting Will be Brought to an End on Sunday, March 22, Daily Racing Form, 1914-02-15


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CLOSING DATE DECIDED ON JUAREZ MEETING WILL BE BROUGHT TO AN END ON SUNDAY, MARCH 22. Meeting Has Been Successfully Conducted in Spite of Unfavorable Conditions at Outset That Kept Many Prospective Patrons Away. HI Paso, Tex.. February 14. 11 lias been settled Hint llit present Jockey Club .luare. meeting will close on .Sunday, March 22, which will make a total of 114 racing days at the Mexican course this season. This breaks all records for continuous racing so far at this track. The inaugural racing season at Juarez in lOOil-lOlO covered 71 racing days, while in 1010 1011 the meeting ran 110 days. In 1011-1012 it covered a period of 102 racing days and last season embraced 100 days. At the end of this season tntvc will have Itcen a total of ,"05 racing days, during wiiich mofe than 3.000 races will have lieen run and more than a million dollars distributed anions horsemen in stakes and purses. The last stake event f this season is the Supremo .Stakes, for two-year-olds, which is to be decided Sunday, .March 1.1. The most important of the racing stables will .iip from here for the Louisville and lcxington nacks in Kentucky on March 24, the Tuesday following the close of the meeting. The special horse train will be routed this season over the Koek Island railroad to .Memphis. Tenn., and then on to Louisville and Lexington over the Louisville and Nashville. This will give the stables fully a months rest before the spring and summer campaign begins in Kentucky, which will of course, as is usual, this year begin at Lexington, sometime after the middle ..r April. Inder remarkable conditions, racing has prospered and nourished at the .luare. track this season. It is certainly notable that, although located iu a district where a tierce civil war lias been in progress, tlie troubles of the country did not cause the post-jcjiiement of the sport for a single day. Now that hostilities have ceased in this section of northern .Mexico and the signs seem to portend that peace will soon reign throughout the country, the future, of racing at Juarez looks rosy. If a njeetiug T like Tire one now going on can do wrll under the - conditions that have, prevailed in Mexico this winter, it is easy to imagine how successful next winters meeting will be, if conditions become, normal and the great industries of the country are resumed. The city of El Paso will, of course, be greatly benefited and it may lie expected that many eastern turfmen who refrained from coming this season will be- here mxt f.Ul, since it has been demonstrated that racing at Juarez can be satisfactorily carried on in spite of tin handicaps that it has had to contend with. Not a favorite scored in the six races programmed at Juarez this afternoon. The llemiosillo Handicap si rved as the feature. It was a six -furlongs dash for three-year-olds and Captain Hums was returned the winner. Bob Ilensley ruled favorite and was lailuckv in receiving a bump after going about an eighth of a mile that put him out of contention. Jockey Ford had one of his riding hoots badly torn iu the scrimmage. Emerald lew made the pace, but succumbed finally to Cantain Burns. Orb beat ihe remainder. tauapa was the victim of a fall in the first race, which was attributed to the rough riding tactics of jockey Claver, who had the mount on Round Up. Tin stewards, after bearing the report of starting judge Harry I Ionian, suspended Claver for HO days. Weyauoke was claimed out of the last race yesterday by D. S. Fountain for 25. Jefferson Livingston returned from his California trip today. He intends to remain a week, then return to New York. Jockey Y. Manders. who was suspended indefinitely here" in 1010, was reinstated today. It. t. Egans noted broodmare Mitten slipped her foal last fall and as she was barren in the spring of mi::, her latest foal is now a two-year-old bay f til v, which has not yet been put iu training by her owner. -Mitten is a remarkable broodmare. Seven-full, by Edinborough, now ten years old. was her first foal and that performer led the race winning hordes at the lirst meeting of the Jockey Club Juarez in the winter of 1000-1010 by earning eight brackets. All her foals since the fust have been by Kenil-worth, ami they embrace Coppertown, PaV Streak. Envv and King AVorth. Coppertown is now seven vears old; Pay Streak, which recently held the seven furlongs track record at Juarez, is a six-vear-old; Envy is four years old, and King Worth, a three vear-old. will be nominated for the Kentucky and Latonla Derbys this season. Trainer Steve Judge lias been carefully preparing him for his engagement at Juarez in the Cliapultepec ITandicap, a thrce-vear-ohl event to be run on Sunday, March 1. Besides King AVorth, other good three-year-olds engaged in this stake embrace Hodge, Bob Hensley, Bing and Milton Roblee. Mr. Egan thinks King Worth will prove the star of all Mittens good winners. Kenilworth won over thirty races during his turf career and his mating with Mitten has surely proved a successful nick, as demonstrated by Coppertown. Pay Streak, Envy and King AVorth. He is a richly-bred horse entirely of Australian and English blood, his sire lieing Sir Modred and his dam Oueen Bess, by Marden. Jockey A. Ncylons apprenticeship will expire on March :. He won his lirst race on Deerfoot at the Jockey Club Juarez track on March 3, 1013. He was then under contract to J. F. Sweeney, who was given his contract by It. C. Benson, now trainer of the eastern division of James Butlers extensive stable Sweeney sold the contract on the boy last spring at Louisville for .,000, and now Jefferson Livingston lias acquired the contract by the payment of a handsome bonus. If trainer Mose Goldblatt can control Nevlou and improve his track manners so as to keep him out of trouble with the racing ollicials, the acquisition of the boys contract will doubtless prove a profitable deal. A skilful rider is an Indispensihle adjunct of a big racing stable and Neylou is a bright riding prospect. W. B. Carson has had Hobnob bred for ankle tronble and Carson thinks the horse will race soundly the coming spring. Time was when this son of Star Shoot was regarded as a high-class racing prospect. J. E. Madden sold him to II. C. Hallenbeck for ,500 and he was entered in many important events last season as a three-year-old. If he now trains soundly once more, Carson has only to win a few races with him to quit winner on his investment. Besides, bis blood is of the sort that Texas and Oklahoma breeders buy for stock horses. His dam, High Degree, ran second in the Futurity, and her sire, His Highness, wou that great event. High Degree also produced Delmonico and Thirty-third, the dam of Buckhorn. It is the family of such jjood horses as His Royal Highness, Pearl Jennings, Isaac Murphy, Sovereign, Moncreith, The Goldfinder and the famous Travers Stakes winner, Atilla. James Butlers two-year-olds have made a showing at the Juarez course that seems to portend a successful year on the turf for that New York turfman and his 00,000 band of Castleton-bred two-year-olds. P. J. Miles, who is racing Falcada. Cordle F., AAoof and Toplaud at Juarez this winter, has had Be. Bounder, Caro Nome; King Box and Mud Sill, which are now at Lexington, Ky., 0red. The firing irons were applied to the five about January 1, and they will all join the Miles stable at Louisville oon after the Juarez season ends next month. The owner of Falcada has been advised by the Lexington veterinarian who operated on the horses that all indications points to each of the live standing training and racing this season. If this proves to be the case. Mr. Miles will have quite a stable to race on tin; Kentucky circuit tracks during the coming spring and summer, as Falcada and Cordio F., now here, are likely to go to Kentucky next month in Kid racing condition. Henry McDaniePs stable at Juarez has been re Iliu-ed since that horseman left to assume the duties of his new position in Canada, to four horses, including the veteran Polls and three two-year-olds. The trio are a lilly by Russell. For Fair, by Fair Plav and Maznik, a gelding by Mazagan. AV. S-o-liebi has the .McDaniel string iu charge here and before the meeting ends will endeavor to sell them all privately. He intends to join trainer McDaniel in Canada when racing ends here next mouth, and will assist that noted horseman the coining season. As an assistant in a big stable Seolield is one of the most competent men in racing. It. M. Small, former Texas jockey, is making good for J. V. Fuller as a trainer and he now says le docs not think he cares to resume riding, as lie enjoys his new vocation. Small is assidiously attentive to his training duties and his experiences as a rider is proving a great help to him. Of th" big stable of horses that C. AV. Carroll took to Kentucky to race for A. li. Spreckels last fall and later brought to the Jockey Club Juarez track, he has now disposed of all but two, those not sold being the fillies Austri and Bodin, both three-year-olds and both by Dr. Leggo. The former is out of Cattle Kate, by Kingston, the dam of Ancestors and Sidon. while Bodin is out of The Peeress, by His Highness. Carroll will dispose of these two iillies at private sale if possible before the meeting ends here and when he reaches the Kentucky tracks in the spring, the Spreckels shipment will be made up of two-year-olds. Recent work-outs of horses in training at Juarez were as follows: Weather clear track fast. Amohalko Five-eighths in 1 :0.1. Auto Run Three-eighths in 40. Ave Half mile in 53. Ben Greenlcaf Three-eighths in 30. Bird Man Half mile in 51. Black-Eyed Susan Three-quarters in 1 :10. Burlington P.ess Half mile in ,12. Calcium Five-eighths in 1:0.1. Carlton Club Half mile in 53. Christmas Eve Three-quarters in J :23. Cisko Half mile in 5.1. .Clark M. naif mile in 52. Colonel Marehmont Half mile in 52. Freewill Three-eighths in 37. Gold of Ophir Half mile in 52. Hope So Three-quarters in 1:20. Jewel of Asia Seven-eighths in 1:37. John I. AVakefield -Three-eighths in 30. King Stalwart Five-eighths iu 1:04. La Estrella Half mile in 05. Ladv Adelaide Three-quarters in 1:22. Little AVill Three-quarters in 1:21. Miss Clark Three-quarters in 1:20. Nobby Three-eighths in 3S. Reooso Five-eighths in 1:05. Russell McGill Three-eighths in 30. Sadie Shapiro Mile in l:40:;i. Salesia Half mile in 55. Sea Cliff Half mile in 55. Sir Harry Three-eighths in 37. Stanley S. Half mile in 50. Stevesta Half mile in 53. Summerhill Three-eighths in 3S. Aested Rights Mile in 1:40. Airginia S. Three-quarters in 1:17. AVeyanoke Five-eighths in 1:01.

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