Juarez Management Denies a Report, Daily Racing Form, 1914-12-20


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JUAREZ MANAGEMENT DENIES A REPORT. El Paso, Tex., December 10. The report that tha few elays suspension of tho racing at the Jockey Club Juarez track a short time siuce was caused by friction with the ruling pawurs of this part of the Mexican state in which this grent race; course is located is absolutely wltUout " foundation, the management of the Jockey CUlis"Juaicz announce.-.. This reiort, .like some otle uitaleadlug stories sent out from here by irresponsible corresiondents. existed only. Mil the miiiels of the writer, and no facts on which to base such a report have ever been current even in gossip. The few days suspension of racing recently at this course was solely due to the heaviest rains ever known in this section at this season of the year. Most of the horses shipped here had been more or less indulge;d by their trainers and had just begun getting severe work to thoroughly tit them for hard racing when the; heavy rains set in. Secretary Jasier could have filled the races even under such conditions, but the events would have been far- below the usual standard set by the Jockey Club Juarez, and when the conditions were put before Manager Winn he at once decided on a postponement of four days, which met with hearty approval upon the part of all the horsemen racing their stables here. The Jockey Club Juarez probably is the only foreign corporation in all Mexico that has never been disturbed by any of the warring factions of that country. No matter what faction lias been in power, racing has nourished at this track and every meeting lias been run off as schedule-el. Tlu meeting now on will run one hundred days or more-, as has K-en the case every year since the track was opened, with the exception of its first season, when the great plant was in an unfinished state. Conditions at present iu Mexico are letter than have been the case in two years past and the fact that nearly S00 horses are now stabled at the Juarez track shows the confidence turfmen have in racing here-. Score-s of new visitors have signified their intention of coming here when the holidays are over. Many of these have never before visited Mex-icei or the Jockey Club Juarez track.

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