Cold Wave Visits Juarez: Chilly Weather Fails to Keep down Attendance at Race Track, Daily Racing Form, 1916-12-08


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COLD WAVE YISITS JUAREZ CHILLY WEATHER FAILS TO KEEP DOWN ATTENDANCE AT RACE TRACK. Adalid Defeats Borgo and Warcmore in an Interesting Contest Yaca Shows the Most Speed in the Opening Race. El Paso, Texas, December 7. A high, cold north-wind blew over the Juarez race course and stand this afternoon, but it did not affect the attendance to any degree. Gene Elrod, the ring manager, had liia big heaters in action, and the public was able to keep comfortably warm. An allowance race for all ages was the chief offering in a racing way this afternoon and resulted in an easy victory for Adalid over Borgo and Ware-more. Yaca proved to ho the best horse in the first race. In closest pursuit all the way, she got up in the final eighth and overhauled the tiring Josefina Zarate. Sybil outclassed those opposed to her in the third race and won as an odds-on favorite should. It was easy for her to get to the front and continually increase the margin by which she led. Quinhin and Iligel sold today the mare Fascinating to Joe rmensetter for ,500. J. M. Shilling yesterday sold bach Ed Luce, which he got a few days ago via the run up system, to .1. S. Peck, his former owner. .1. M. Henry, Sr., sold Peter Stalwart at private sale to II. Volker. Ij J. Hill of San Francisco arrived today from Bowie. Mr. Hill is interested in a small stable, which lie intends to race here this winter. H. S. Farmer lias arrived from San Antonio, with Britton and Charity "Ward. Charles Ferriss, of Nashville, Tenn., a brother of John C. Ferriss, is paying his first visit here and will remain all winter. Tlii! new pari-mutuel machines from Laurel, Md., will be installed next Sunday. There will be thirteen machines. Old Rosebud is doing well in his gallops. lie is being trained with a pony, but will not be put into actual training until the middle of January. His leg appears to lie perfectly sound now after an eleven months rest. He will be nominated in many of the Kentucky and Eastern stakes. Pluto was bid up from 00 to 700 by A. A. Gregg after his victory yesterday, but was retained by W. E. Applegate. Word was received here today of the marriage of James Corrigan to Sirs. McMnrtcn. The wedding took place in New York last Sunday. Mr. Corrigan is the partner of Price McKinney in the ownership of the Wickliffe Stable and one of the largest stockholders in the Jockey Club Juarez. Jockeys M. Garner and A. Carroll, the latter the apprentice rider of the P. M. Civill stable, have the largest following here of the riding brigade.

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