Metropolitan Weights., Daily Racing Form, 1902-03-06

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METROPOLITAN WEIGHTS Clerk of the Course Crickmore has made public Mr Vosburghe assignment of weights to the horses engaged in the M etropolitan Handicap at Morris Park and theBennings Spring Handicaps the latter tobe run on the first and last days of the Bennings spring meeting meetingThe The Metropolitan of this year will easily be worth over 8000 to the winner and has an entry list of the most formidable character the threeyearold contingent being especially strong It includes such rising stars as Endurance by Right 106 Heno 107 Blue Girl 103 Old England 100 King Hanover 100 Sombrero 99 Pentecost 98 Disad ¬ vantage 97 Hatasoo 95 and Lux Casta 94 besides a number of others that performed creditably as twoyearolds last year The distance of this race was reduced to a mile in 1897 and in three out of the five times it has been run at this distance three yearolds have won Voter in 1897 Bowling Brook in 1899 and Filigrane in 1900 BO the precedents are somewhat in favor of the high class division of that age entered this year The conditions and weights follow The eleventh running of the Metropolitan Handi ¬ cap for threeyearolds and upward by subscrip ¬ tion of 100 each half forfeit or 10 only if declared March 20 with 7500 added of which 1500 to the second 750 to the third Winners after the publi ¬ cation of the weights of two races of any value or one of 1000 to carry 4 Ibs extra of two races of 1000 or three or more races of any value 8 Ibs extra The Withers Mile Horses HorsesBanastar Banastar Blues Bonnibert Herbert Advance Guard GuardSilverdale Silverdale Lady Schorr Black Fox Elkhorn Far Rockaway Gulden Mischievous Joe Frey Kamara Carbuncle Whiskey King Telescope Old England King Hanover HanoverPentecost Pentecost Chilton Smart Set Dixieline Wealth Water Boy Rostignol Keynote Lux Casta Arsenal Northern Star Joy Maker Alsiko Horses AWt AWtWater Water Color 4 126 126Alcedo Alcedo 5 122 122McMeekin McMeekin 5120 5120Ten Ten Candles 5 119 119Roehampton Roehampton 4 116 116Irritable Irritable 4 112 112Brigadier Brigadier 5 110 110His His Eminence 4 110 Heno 110Heno 3 107 107Argregor Argregor 4 106 106Endurance Endurance by Rights 106 106Unmasked Unmasked 5 105 105Colonel Colonel Padden 4 104 104Blue Blue Girl 3 103 103Reina Reina 4 102 102BenMacDhui BenMacDhui 4 100 100Lanceman Lanceman 4 100 100Smoke Smoke 5 100 100Sombrero Sombrero 3 99 99Saturday Saturday 3 98 98DeReszke DeReszke 3 98 98Disadvantage Disadvantage 3 97 97AllGold AllGold 5 97 97Hatasoo Hatasoo 3 95 95The The Amazon 5 93 93Port Port Royal 3 95 95Petrall Petrall 4 94 94Bon Bon Mot 3 93 93Enright Enright 3 90 90Scarlet Scarlet Lily 5 88 88John John Barleycorn 3 87 The First Bennings Spring Handicap will be run on the opening day March 25 It is a six furlongs dash with 7CO added The Second Bennings Spring Handicap will be run on the closing day of the meeting Saturday April 12 The distance is seven furlongs and the added money 1000 The original nomination fee of 10 covered entrance to both handicaps and starters in each pay 20 additional Tho trniVhts are as follows Horses HorsesUnmasked Unmasked Redpath Pigeon Post Invasion Margraviate Merriment The Hoyden Cormorant Hampshire Trump Red Damsel Essene Man oWar Panther Rightaway Fonsoluca Lady Godiva Greek Dollar JTrank Morrison Horses HorsesCharentus Charentus King Barleycorn Boney Boy Speedmast Termless Ohnet Flintlock Happy Carrington Price Annoy Slidell Biff Browndale Sir Solomon Maru Himself Caithness Bastile

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