Coney Island Clubs Sturdy Stand., Daily Racing Form, 1908-08-11


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CONEY ISLAND CLUBS STURDY STAND Saratoga August 10 Schuyler L Parsons of the Coney Island Jockey Club said today at tho track over the report that the Sheepshead Bay fall meet ¬ ing would be curtailed Did you ever know the Coney Island Jockey Club to do anything but the right thing in such emergencies This was taken to mean that here would be no change in the plans for an autumn meeting Many stakes to be run at that lastIt meeting were set to close on Monday last It is a fact that the otliccrs and directors of the Coney Island Jockey Club are men who will not endure the smirch of being indicted as were the Brighton Beach officials and this is the presumed cause of the gossip that the fall meeting might not be held heldThe The Coney Island Club will not run as many stakes as it has in better years The value of the Twin City Handicap the September the Golden Uod the Flatbush and the Great Eastern Handicap have been cut seine but the conditions of the Futurity the Century ind the Annual Champion are unchanged and the overnight program will be liberally endowed

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