Preparations for Winter Racing, Daily Racing Form, 1910-07-31


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PREPARATIONS FOR WINTER RACING. New York. July 30.— While Col. Matt J. Winn lias been kept busy with the affairs of the Empire City Racing Association through its long meeting, which embraced the dates originally granted the Brighton Beach Racing Association as well as its own. he finds time to put iu a word for the coming winter meeting at Juarez. No detktite announcement has been made of the opening date at Juarez, and it will not Ik* made until something definite is known of the fall racing program in the east, but it is assured that Juarez will have 10O days of the sjairt and that more than 00,000 will be distributed in stakes and parses. Since the closing of the last meeting many improvements have been going forward at the Mexican track looking to the comfort and convenience of the horsemen and the public, and not a few have already shaped their plans to retain to Juarez, while the east will send many a new stable. Apropos of winter racing Secretary Percy W. Treat id the New California Jockey Club recently advised a New York horseman that the coming meeting at Oakland would be much bigger and liet-ter than it was last season. Thomas IL Williams has decided to materially Increase he value of the stakes and overnight purses and already applications are being made by horsemen for the stake blanks. A representative of the New California Jockey Club will be at Saratoga to solicit entries for the stakes. I

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