Big Stake Entries Expected, Daily Racing Form, 1907-12-31

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BIG STAKE ENTRIES EXPECTED. New York, December 30. Entries to the three big handicaps, the Brooklyn, Brighton and Suburban and other rich stakes, which close Thursday at midnight, have been coining in well according to the secretaries of the several associations, who however, are not privileged to give out advance information as in previous years was the custom. The associations figure and, perhaps shrewdly, that when certain nominations are made public, it may- have the effect of keeping back some that otherwise would ho entered and hence the old order changes. But few names have leaked out and even tiiese cannot be given accurately for any one handicap br stake. After Thursday, when it will not be possible to enter anything more, it is expected a partial list will be given out, then a week allowed for late mails before the official list is made public. Besides the three big handicaps, it Is closing time for the Futurity of 1910 and the Brighton Produce Stakes of the same year. The outlook is much better for the handicap division than it was last year. In 1900 there was only one good three-year-old. Accountant, while the past seasons three-year-old division was ranch stronger than the older division. There should also be a number of good three-year-olds in inos and the entries should make a fine showing for the big events.

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