Los Angeles New Stakes: Offerings of the Santa Anita Track Will be Liberal, Daily Racing Form, 1907-09-25


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LOS ANGELES NEW STAKES. OFFERINGS OF THE SANTA ANITA TRACK WILL BE LIBERAL. Santa Anita Handicap with ,500, Added, and Derby to . Get ,000 Extra The List Not Yet Complete. Los Angeles, Cal., September 24. Work on the new Santa Anita track being well in hand, contracts being signed and Incorporation complete, Barney Schrelber and George Rose are going east among the horsemen. It is settled that E. J. Baldwin will be president and Lyman J. Davis will probably be secretary. Jack Atkin is more than likely to manage the track. Nearly all of the Ascot stakes have been preserved in different form and name, but the Ave principal stakes will be the Los Angeles Derby, with a guaranteed value of ,000; the Santa Anita Handicap, with a guaranteed value of ,500: the Norfolk Stakes, at four miles, with ,000 added; the Woodlands Stakes, with ,500 added, for two-year-olds, subscribed principally by Barney Schrelber. as usual; the Rose Selling Stakes, with ,000 added, subscribed principally by George Rose. Slight changes may be made in the stakes when the list is submitted for approval, but these five stakes have been named and are assured, and the Derby value, the Santa Anita Handicap value and the Norfolk Stakes value have been decided upon and will not be changed. The Woodlands Stakes will remain the same as the stake by that name that was a feature of two-year-old racing at Ascot, as will the Rose Selling Stakes. In making the Los Angeles Derby conditions, it was decided to give It a guaranteed value of ,000, as it was deemed advisable to put it in the same class with the California Derby, although the latter stake will have an added instead of a guaranteed value of ,000, which will make it worth slightly more than the Los Angeles Derby. For the richest stake event of the season, the Santa Anita Handicap has been chosen and a guaranteed value of ,500 is named. The Ascot Handicap was the richest stake event at the local track, but had only ,000 added money. The Burns Handicap, the richest stake of the Emerv-villc season, has a guaranteed value of 0,000". and the Santa Anita Handicap will rank second only to that classic. It probably will be at one and one-quarter miles. Emperor of Norfolk, the greatest of all the Baldwin horses, will have a monument to his memory in the four-mile stake, the Norfolk Stakes, which will have an added valuo of ,000. and will class with the Thornton Handicap at Emeryville, which was the only four-mile stake event in America until the Norfolk Stakes was established. The Rose Selling Stakes was the New Year offering at Ascot and was worth about ,000 to the winner. It will be continued at Santa Anita Park, and George Rose, after whom It Is named, will contribute the major portion of the added money. Barney Schrelber will perpetuate the fame of his Missouri Stud in the Woodlands Stakes, for two-year-olds, and will contribute the major portion of the added money value of that event.

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