Lexington Program is Complete., Daily Racing Form, 1910-04-12


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LEXINGTON PROGRAM IS COMPLETE. Lexington. Ky., April 11. — Racing Secretary W. II. Shelley has sent to the printer the program for the spring race meeting whicli will begin here Saturday, April Bk and close Saturday. May 7. and the liooks will be ready for distribution the latter part of this weak. There will lie a feature event for each trays racing, wilh five other good races for each of the seven days. In addition to the money offered arrangements are lx-ing made by which breed era of this vicinity will add contributions of seasons to some of the most famous thoroughbred stallions iu the world. These seasons will he made transfer able and if the plan is worked out they will, in some cases, more than double the value of the races to which they are added. Tlie Breeders Futurity, for two-year-olds, which, it is l elievetl. will be worth nearly ,000. will be the special attraction for the first day. while the Camden Handicap, the next richest prize, will lie the feature on Tuesday. May S. The chief event of each days racing is as follows: Saturday, April 30 — Breeders Futurity. ,000 ■anted. Monday. May 2. — The Phoenix Hotel Purse, value IBM, Tuesday. May ;i — The Camden Handicap. ,000 ■sated. Wednesday, May 4 — The Lexington Brewing Com-panv Purse, value BUB. Thursday. Mav ." — The Breeders Futurity Consolation. added. Friday. May « — A cup race, value $.VO. Saturday. May 7 — Camden Handicap Consolation, .*r oil added. Of the sixty-seven nominations for the Camden Handicap, twenty-eight an- still eligible, and it bv.ks almost certain that at least six or eight of the l est three year aids in the country, including the great Waldo, will start. With the weights skillfully ail-justed by Hantlicapper Shelley ami the distance one mile Bad an eighth. oiie-eit:htli shorter tlian tlie Kentucky Derby, the race will be a real ami exciting try-OBJt for the Mae riblx.n event at Churchill Downs, for which nearly all of fin- entries an- BBM eligible. Although Ilandicapper Shell. -y has given no intuna tion of the -weights he will assign, it is generally believed he will pitch the weights approximately on a Derby standard.

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