Washington Park Racing., Daily Racing Form, 1898-04-14


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WASHINGTON PARK RACING Again the American Derby There is not a lover of the noblest and bravest of all animals the thoroughbred race horse who will not ex ¬ perience prince a thrill of pleasure because of the authoritative official announcement that after four years of closed gates Washington Park will again take its proper place in the front divis divvies ¬ ion of American race courses coursesLast courses Last night the executive committee of the board of directors of the Washington Park Club met at the Wellington Hotel and formally de ¬ cided chided in favor of holding a twentyfive twenty days race meeting beginningJune beginning 25 next and term ¬ inating dinting July 23 The list of stakes was agreed upon leading off with the famous American Derby and winding up with the Wheeler Handi Hand ¬ cap capThe capote The American Derby should and doubtless will secure the cream of American 3yearold form Its terms differ somewhat from those of former years It is for this year 25 entrance to accompany the nomination 175 to start with the splendid endowment of 10000 added In these days of sadly diminished stake values this makes a prize to make a horse owners mouth water Penalties and allowances are wisely adjusted and there is no reason to doubt that when the fateful day arrives next June Secre Sere ¬ tary tarry Howard will enjoy the satisfaction of see ¬ ing King all the crack 3yearolds of America go to the post amid the brilliant surroundings that served in years past to make American Derby day the first and foremost of all American rac race ¬ ing King days daysThe dashed The stake events decided upon are as follows FOB TWOYEAEOLDS TOEHOLDS TWOYEAEOLDSThe The Lakeside for fillies 1500 added 58 mile mileThe millet The Kenwood for colts 1500 added 58 mile mileThe millet The Edgewater Digester 1500 added 5 12 fur furThe further The Quickstep 1500 added 12 mile mileThe millet The Hyde Park 2000 added 34 mile mileFOE mile FOE THEEETEAEOLDS THEEETEAEOLDSThe The American Derby 10000 added 1 12 miles The Sheridan Stakes 2000 added 1 14 miles The Englewood Stakes Stakesfor Stakes for fillies 1500 added 1 mile mileThe millet The Drexel Stakes 1500 added 1 mile mileFOE mile FOE THREEYEAEOLDS AND UPWABD UPWARD UPWABDThe The Wheeler Handicap 4000 addedl added 14 miles The Great Western Hdcp Dc 2000 addedl added 12 miles The Oakwood Lakewood Handicap 1500 addedl added 18 miles The Midway Stakes 1500 addedl added 116 miles

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