Speedy Racing at Juarez: Conning Tower Takes the Measure of Iron Mask without Trouble, Daily Racing Form, 1915-12-05


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SPEEDY RACING AT JUAREZ CONNING TOWER TAKES TEE MEASURE OP IRON MASK WITHOUT TROUBLE. Thclma Marie Is Unruly and Destroys Her Chances by Bolting at the Start — Prepaid and Brie-house Take Their Races. El Paso, Texas, December 4. — An allowance race at five-eighths of a mile was the particular at-I Taction this afternoon. It was notable for the initial appcarain-c of Jefferson Livingstons Iron -Mai-k. a great favorite liere. On the strength of his former popularity lie was accorded the post of lioonr In the letting ring, hut Conning Tower from the Shilling stable was at all times his master when it came to the running of the race. It was limning Towers third victory in as nuuiv starts during the uieeiing. He took the lead with the rise of the l arrier and was inclined to loaf when Iron Mask worked up with a challenge in the stretch. K. Shilling, who had the mount, woke him up with a touch of the whip and. drawing away from the former star of the sprinting brigade, lie went on to an easy victory. Thelitis Marie, which was held at odds-on to win the two-year-old dash with which the days pro-grain liegau, I Nil ted just as the barrier went up and humped several of Ihe other starters, thereby destroying her own chances as well as those of the rest involved. [repaid, the second choice, dashed to tlte front and led by a margin of several lengths throughout. Brighouse had no difficulty at all in repeating his victory of the day liefore. in the second race, for which he was a favorite of the receding s.irt. Jockey Boy Carter is among the recent arrivals. He came from California. S. X. Xoaly. joint owner with Clarence Buxton of the horses Scallywag and Shyness, has returned to his home iu Boston after a brief visit here. B. A. Jones has sold to Robert Anderson a good-looking and promising yearling bay filly by Harri-gan — SevcnfulL The stable of M. Quinn. including Bonanza, Bean Spillex and others, arrived from Kansas City. M. Doyle has arrived from Iteno with Ann McGee. Choctaw, Valadolid and Finnigin. Justice tjoebel was hacked into odds-on favoritism *Vir Use fourth race and led from start to finish. The fifth race furnished the longest -priced winner of the meeting, in Old Coin from the Parker stable, quoted at 15 to 1. Tlie closing race brought about the success of the third favorite of the day. when Mack B. Kttbanks rejieated his winning effort of a day or two ago.

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