Montreals Racing Features, Daily Racing Form, 1907-08-30


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MONTREALS RACING FEATURES. Six stake races will bo run during tlie thirteen days of the Montreal Jockey Clubs first autumn meeting, which will open at the Blue Bonnets track tomorrow. The first of these stakes is the Canadian Grand National Steeplechase, to bo run over the full course or about two miles and a half on the opening day. The Champ do -Mars, to be rim Monday, is a selling stake for three-year-olds and upward at one mile. The St. Lawrence Stakes, for two-year-olds, at five-eighths of a mile, will be decided Thursday next. The feature for Saturday, September 7, is the St. James Handicap for three-year-olds and upward, at one mile and an eighth. The Primrose Selling Stakes, for two-year-olds, at five-eighths of a mile, will be run Wednesday, September 11. The feature of the closing day, Saturday, September 14, will be the Ocean Gateway Stakes, for thrce-ycar-olds and. upward, at three-quarters of a mile. The St. James Handicap has a guaranteed value of ,200, the others a guaranteed value, of ,000. On September 2, 7 and 12 there will be seven races, and on the closing day there will be eight. The reason for this is that some of the fixtures or the Montreal Hunt Club have been embraced. One or these, to be decided September 12, is a Farmers Steeplechase. It will lie for half-bred horses bred on the island of Montreal, Isle Bizard or In the county of Laval, and imported half-bred marcs which have dropped a foal on the islands or in Laval County, and which have not yet won an open steeplechase during 1907. Owned by bona lido rarmers or the counties of Hochelaga, Jacques Cartier and Laval. Weight tor age. Mares that have suckled a foal this .year allowed five pounds. Entrance to this event will be free, and the purse will be 75, of which 50 to first, 0 to second, 0 to third, 5 to rourth, 5 to firth, 0 to sixth, 5 to seventh, and 0 to eighth. It will, lie run immediately after the sixth race on the regular program.

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