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SARATOGA STAKES. The splendidly successful Saratoga meeting was one of the most prominent features of the racing campaign of 1902. For this year such a program of opulent stakes is provided that it seems sure the grand showing of last year is destined to be eclipsed. Besides the stakes of last year, the 4,000 Spinaway, the 5,000 Hopeful and the new Saratoga Champion Stakes, with ,000 added, are to be decided for the first? time. The Saratoga Hanr dicap has been increased in value to 2,000, and many other interesting new features enhance the attractiveness of the meeting of 1903. Elsewhere in this issue of Daily Racing Form will be found the conditions of the great list of stakes which will close for entries at midnight of Monday, March 9. Saratoga is the common battling ground of western and eastern horses alike, and these stakes should number the crack performers of all sections in their entries. They are as follows: The Saratoga Handicap of 2,000 By subscription of 00 each. To the winner, ,000; to the second, ,000, and to the third ,000; 1 1-4 miles. The Saratoga Cup of ,000 By subscription of 00 each. To the winner ,500, and a cup of the value of 50; 1 3-4 miles. The Saratoga Champion, ,000 added; 1 1-4 miles. The Champlain, of ,000, a handicap By subscription of 0 each. To the winner ,400; 1 1-8 miles. The Merchants and Citizens Handicap-By subscription of 0 each, with ,000 added; 1 1-S miles. The Delaware Handicap By subscription of 0 each, with ,000 added; 1 mile. The Amsterdam By subscription of 0 each, with ,000 added; 1 mile. The Katskill By subscription of 0 each, with ,000 added; 7-S mile. The Saranac, ,000, a handicap By subscription of 00 each; to the winner, ,000; 1 1-8 miles. The Huron, a handicap By subscription of 0 each, with ,000 added; 1 3-16 miles. " The Seneca By subscription of 0 each, with ,000 added; 3-4 mile. The Mohawk By subscription of 0 each, with ,000 added; the winner to be sold at auction for ,000; 1 1-8 miles. The Saratoga Special By subscription of ,000 each, half forfeit; a, piece of gold plate of the value of ,500 to be added by the association; subscribers to name three horses by May 1, and only one starter to be named for each subscription; 5 1-2 furlongs. The Adirondack, of ,000, a handicap By subscription of 0 each; to the winner, ,000; 3-4 mile. The Kentucky; for fillies By subscription of 0 each, with ,000 added; 5 1-2 furlongs. The Albany: a handicap By subscription of 0 each, with ,000 added; 3-4 mile. CONTINUED ON FOURTH PAGE. SARATOGA STAKES. Continued from first page. The Troy By subscription of 0 each, with ,000 added; 5 1-2 furlongs. The Ballston Cup; a hunters steeplechase of ,000 By subscription of 5 each; the winner to receive ,500 and plate of the value of 50; the full course about 2 1-2 miles. The Beverwyck; a handicap of ,500 By subscription of 0; to the winner, ,000; the full course. The Shillelah Steeplechase By subscription of 0 each, with ,000 and plate to the value of 00 added; the full course. Besides the foregoing the following stakes have already closed: The Spinaway, of 4,000 For two-year-olds, fillies; 5 1-2 furlongs. The Hopeful, of 5,000 For foals of 1901 the association to guarantee the gross value of the stakes to be 5,000, to be distributed as follows: To the winneer, 8,000; to the second horse, ,000, and to the third horse, ,000; 3-4 mile. The Travers, of 0,000, for three-year-olds By subscription of 00 each; to the winner, ,000; to the second, ,000, and to the third, ,000; 1 1-8 miles. The Kenner, of ,000 By subscription of 0 each; to the winner, ,000; 1 1-4 miles. The Alabama, of ,000. for fillies By subscription of 0 each; 1 1-1G miles. The United States Hotel Stakes, of 0,000, for two-year-olds By subscription of 00 each; to the winner, ,500 ; 5 1-2 furlongs. The Grand Union Hotel Stakes, of 0,000, for two-year-olds By subscription of 00 each; to the winner, ,500; 3-4 mile. The Flash, of ,000, for two-year-olds By subscription of 5 each; to the winner, ,000; 5 1-2 furlongs.