More Money at Windsor: Stake Values Substantially Increased at Canadian Course for Coming Season, Daily Racing Form, 1913-03-25


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J £ 1 t t I t I I 1 i J I 1 1 I 1 * J J ■ MORE MONEY AT WINDSOR STAKE VALUES SUBSTANTIALLY INCREASED AT CANADIAN COURSE FOR COMING SEASON. Frontier Handicap to Be a ,500 Event, as Against ,000 Last Season — Increase Is General, All Stakes Being Affected. Detroit, Mich., March 24. — That the values of all the Windsor stakes will be increased this year will be welcome news to horsemen who plan to campaign their charges at the two summer meetings to be held at the track across the river. According to the Windsor Jockey Clubs stake prospectus, which has just been issued, the Frontier Handicap, tun on the opening day of the first meeting, Saturday, July 16, will be a ,500 event. Last year the value of this fixture was ,000 and the year before it was worth ,500. The Frontier, as usual, will be for three-year-olds and upward and weights will appear four days before the race. This event has attracted many of the best horses on the American turf in past years and with the increased value this year there is no doubt but what the quality of th" entries will be as notable as ever. The D. and C. and Pontchartrain Selling Stakes, for three-year-olds and upward; the Edenwold, for two-year-olds and the Detroit, also for two-year-olds, to be run during the first meeting, each has been increased in value from ,200 to ,500. In addition to the cash value a handsome piece of silver plate goes to the winner of the Edenwold Stakes as a trophy presented by Walter O. Parmer. The distance of the Edenwold Is five furlongs, while the Detroit Stakes is half a furlong greater. Starters in the D. and C. will travel the mile route, while the Pontchartrain is for sprinters over the six-furlongs distance. The Detroit, Belle Isle and Windsor Ferry Company Handicap will be worth ,500 this year, an increase of 00 over the value of the stake in 1912. This will attract, as usual, a good class of handicap performers with a fondness for the mile and a sixteenth route. It will be run during the second meeting, August 16 to 23, Inclusive. All of the other fixtures for the second meeting have been increased from ,200 to ,500. This increase applies to the Windsor Stakes, one mile; the St. Clair Handicap, three-quarters of a mile; the Essex Handicap, five and one-half furlongs;, and the Canadian Handicap, one mile. The Windsor Jockey Clubs first meeting comes sixth on the Canadian list this summer. It will follow Fort Erie. Then a month will elapse before the second meeting, also following Fort Erie. The plans of the management call for the distribution of some 8,000 during the two meetings.

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