Louisvilles Attractive Meeting, Daily Racing Form, 1907-10-08


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LOUISVILLES ATTRACTIVE MEETING. Louisville, Ky., October 7. Secretary Lyman H. Davis program- book for the autumn meeting at Churchill Downs, which begins October 1C and runs for sixteen days, has been issued. There will ho no purses of less than 00, while the handicaps will range from 1907.sh00 to ,000. One or two of these will take place every day. There are to be nine steeplechase events, during the meeting, one every other day. All of the best timber-toppers that have been racing on the western and Canadian circuits during the season will participate here, i One special feature will be the two-mile cup race, possessing a value of 00, and a handsome silver cup, valued at 300. On the opening day tlie Frank Fehr Handicap, witli ,000 added, at one mile, will be the feature. The lro:piois Handicap will be run Friday, October IS. It is a six-furlong event, worth 00. On the following day the Autumn Handicap will be decided. It is worth ,000. The distance is one mile and a sixteenth. On Tuesday, October 22, the Shawnee Handicap, at seven furlongs, will be run. On the same day there will be a two-year-old handicap, possessing a value of 1907.shK, at three-quarters of a mile. Thursday, October 24, tlie Cherokee Handicap and a two-year-old handicap are down for decision. The Falls City Handicap, at one mile, worth ,000, will be run on Saturday, October 25. The Lorcii Cup will be rim on the final day of the meeting, November 2. The prospects point to a meting of unusual success, fhe track has been resoiled and is sure to be lightning fast if the weatlicr is dry. The meeting will prove a magnet to all turfmen intending to ship to New Orleans and California. Then? will be scores of horses here which have never before met on the track. This will add class to the sport. The racing ollicia.s will be: Charles F. Price, presidium judge: Charles F. Grainger, associate judge; William Shelley, associate? judge: Lyman II. Davis, secretary and handicapper; Jake J. Ilolt-maii, starter; Walter II. Pearce. starting judge; John Walsh, paddock judge; George Lindenburger, timer.

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