Antonio Jay Higgins (a.k.a. Racetrack)
General Physical Condition
Tall, skinny, slightly muscular, can run long distances
Contacts & Relations
You can tell how close someone is to Race depending on what nickname they call him. Racetrack- used mainly by other newsies that don't know him very well and people who regularly buy papers from him/ see him around Sheepshead Race- used mainly by his friends Racer- used by an exclusive group of friends, Les included (Davey not yet included) Rackrat- used by newsies that don't like him- a lot of queens and harlem boys Antonio or Tony- his mother and Tony only
Mother- Lilia Maria Palazzo, Father- James Patrick Higgins Lilia is from Italy and met James when he was on a business trip. They fell in love and planned to get married. When Lilia's family found out she was planning to marry James, the family excommunicated her. Lilia and James moved to America soon after Lilia realized she was pregnant. Antonio Jay Higgins was born in Manhattan 19 September 1883
Grew up with Catholic church traditions. He cares more about living and surviving each day then whether he goes to mass every Sunday but he does try to go when he can and is always very nice to the nuns.
Hobbies & Pets
Very good at card games and winning rounds especially when gambling. Rolls his own cigars and cigarettes. When people ask him what he likes to do, he says "I have my cigars" and a lot of people try to argue that smoking cigars isn't a hobby.