Condensed History of the Venus Stakes, Daily Racing Form, 1910-07-19

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* — + i CONDENSED HISTORY OF THE VENUS STAKES + — + In rcsiiect to value the Venus Stakes falls much below its former Brighton Beach standing. Run for its first three years as a guaranteed Jf.i.OOO sweepstakes, for two-year-old fillies, it was than raised to OOo and again to ,500. at whic h it was run from l.MU to MOT, inclusive. Oddly enough, its greatest value was not when it was ,500 guaranteed, but in 1903, when It was of the guaranteed value of ,001, the entries that year being so numerous that there was a surplus over the gunrantee sufficient to give the winner $ i.o!H. The record of the race is as follows: Year. First. Jockeys. Wt. Second. Wt. Third. Wt. Val. Time. 1900 8weet Lavender Littleficld. .1B Lady of the Valley ...M0 Add M7 .2lK 1:07 i 1901 Cuntire Shaw. .107 Rossignol 107 Disadvantage ..115 2.225 1:00* 1902 Grarlna Jackson.. flf Lady Josephine 10S Astarita 11! 2.227, 1:001 l!»o:i Turquoise Belle Wilkerson.. !»!" Inquisitive Girl !»!• Audience 101 0,990 1:01*, 1904 Tradition Hildebrand. .124 Ascot Belle 10.". Sehulnniite 124 5,850 1:01 1905 Cousin Bra .T. Burns.. 106 Belle of iequest 107 Veribest Ill 5.850 1:0! 1900 Mentha Bad the.. Iff Victoria B 107 Yankee Girl ..107 5.S50 1:072 1907 l ancy Jarner. .107 Adriana Ill Half Sovereign. .119 5,830 1:00; 1908 Not run this year. 1909 Not run this year. Hun at live-eighths of a mile in MM, 1002. 1003 and lfxil and raee run at Brighton Beach until 1010.

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