Something Of Racing In Chile., Daily Racing Form, 1910-12-09


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SOMETHING OF RACING IN CHILE New York December 8 There is much racing in Chile alMJUt this time with the summer season on at Valparaiso The ban placed on American horses by the Buenos Ayres Jockey Club in the Argentine docs not apply in Chile and Peru aud according to M A Silvers who has been here on a buying trip some of the prizes are worth winning For instance the Primis Ccnteiiarlo run on Christmas Day will be worth about 12000 gold It is for threeyear olds and upward at one mile and a half on the turf aud except for the Derby Is the biggest race in the country The Derby runDecember 13 is in fact not worth so much as the Primis Centenario about C000 gold Threeyearolds compete over a mile and a half course and the entries are not restricted to Chileanbred horses horsesRacing Racing iu Chile is conducted on Sundays and boll ihiys about one hundred days in the entire season The Valparaiso course is oiie mile with a three quartermile straight chute The course at Santi ¬ ago is one mile and a quarter Betting Is by the parinmtupl with some auction pooling in the city cityValparaiso Valparaiso tnick Is twenty minutes from the city by trolley aud train and 5000 Is the minimum at ¬ tendance on ordinary days daysMr Mr Silvers who used to ride in this country has built up a profitable business shipping horses from Kentucky to the South American market in the last several years At the Lexington Ky sales recently he bought the stallion Meltonlan by Melton Argciita for 700 and three broodmares Merry PaiK ose by Mirthful bred to Planudes Skyline by Ogdcn Skyscraper bred to Uncle and Syd Ayres by Inspector B Sister Tcmiy bred to Charcot He left today for Chile via Panama with these and several other horses including five yearlings pur ¬ chased for the Lima Jockey Club

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