Increased Eastern Stake Values, Daily Racing Form, 1907-12-10


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INCREASED EASTERN STAKE VALUES. The Coney Island Jockey Club, Brooklyn Jockey Club and Brighton Beach Racing Association have announced big lists of rich stakes to close for entries January 2, 100S. In doing so the two first named organizations make material additions to the value of a number of their long established fixtures, but the Brighton Beach Racing Association stands pat and makes no change from the Tallies of last year. The Brooklyn Jockey Club has added one new stake, the Castleton Stakes for two-year-old fillies at five furlongs, with ,500 added. The increases announced are as follows, the Suburban and Brooklyn lieing guaranteed values and the others added money: Coney Island Jockey Club. Event. 1007. 100S. . Inc. Suburban Handicap 0,000 5,000 ,000 Coney Island Handicap .. 3,000 0,000 1,000 Thistle Stakes 2,000 3,000 1,000 Sheepshead Bay Handicap. 2,500 3,500 1,000 Long Island Handicap 3,000 4,000 1,000 Independence Steeplechase. 2,500 5,000 2,500 Brooklyn Jockey Club, Event. 1007. 100S. Inc. Brooklyn Handicap 0,000 5,000 000 Parkway Handicap 3,000 4,000 1,000 Broadway Stakes .... 3000 4,000 1,000 Brookdale Handicap ..... 3,000. 4,000 1,000 Preakness Stakes 2,000 2,500 500 Manhanset Stakes 2,000 2,500 500 Patehogue Stakes 1,500 N 2,000 500 Bedford Stakes 1,500 2,000 500 Hanover Stakes 1,500 2,000 500 Myrtle Stakes 1,500 2,000 500 Announcement of the raising of values by the Coney Island Jockey Club was made some lime back, but nothing was made known then as to what the other New York clubs would do. It was assumed, however, that they would, emulate the enterprising and encouraging example of the premier racing organization. This the Brooklyn Jockey Club lias , done in good stylo and it is surprising that the prosperous Brighton Beach Racing Association has not pursued the same course. It is now in order to await the action of the Westchester Racing Association along the same lines. It should -be said that the,, increases noted arc not all that are to be made. Stakes that arc to close on other dates are also tp be raised in value.

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