Juarez Card Attractive: Horses of Better Average Class than Usual Contest the Various Races, Daily Racing Form, 1915-12-06


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JUAREZ CARD ATTRACTIVE HOHSES OF BETTER AVERAGE CLASS THAN USUAL CONTEST THE VARIOUS RACES. Stollarina Proves a. Disappointment in the Feature Race of the Afternoon — Charley McFerran Continues His Habit of Winning. El Paso, Texas, Decemlier 5. — It was a good card that Racing Secretary Ed Jasper provided for the patrons of racing at Juarez this afternoon. All of the races carried selling conditions with the exception of the fourth, a live-furlongs dash for two-year olds, hut the fields were of better calibre than usual and furnished si»ort that was highly enjoyable. The two-year-old race was an allowance affair and attracted to the i ost. among others, the useful eastern Ally Stcllariua and J. M. Shillings Baby Cal. Stellariua evidently was far from being ready for tlie race, for she finished last, while Brooks, from the stable of Wade McLemore, took the measure of Baby Cal in a driving finish after having led all the way. Baby Cal was held at odds-on for t be race. The talent started the day auspiciously when Lie-ford scored in the opening race as a favorite. He was in front all the way and had no serious opposition at the finish. Nannie McDee was a bad i!is:i;i]«iiu! incut in the second. She was staunchly backed at short odds and finished last, while the improving Charley McFerran. making a show of Ids opposition, won off by himself. Royal Interest was held at odds-on for the third and got up at the end to beat Dixie Mina in a hard drive. Busy Edith scored her third consecutive victory of the meeting for Frank D. Weir in the fifth race and Lady Innocence, well backed at long odds, got up v beat Lady Voting, the favorite of the closing race. Jockey O. Gentry was suspended by the stewards for five days for rough riding in the first race. The Texas Futurity will be run December 30. K. Ripley has purchased Oakland from E. J. OCounell.

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