Fine Material For Fort Erie., Daily Racing Form, 1913-06-22


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FINE MATERIAL FOR FORT ERIE Buffalo N Y June 21 With what Is probably the finest list of entries ever received for the feat ¬ ure event the Fort Erie meeting will open at the tracki across the river on the afternoon of July 4 The Fourth of July Stakes will be the stellar race of the opening day This is a mile and seventy yards dash Thirtythree horses were originally entered for it and it is fair to assume that a large and evenly balanced field will go to the iwst Other features to be decided during the first meet ¬ ing July 1 to 11 inclusive will be the Niagara Stakes Fort Brie Stakes and the Canadian Derby The latter event will be run on Wednesday July 0 The special events for the second meeting include the rich Dominion Handicap value 5000 the Iroquois Hotel Stakes the Grand Canadian Steeple chatC HandicapThe and the Canadian Simrtsmans Handicap The entire list for the stake events embrace the best horses in training For the Fourth of July Stakes Ilorron John Furlong Guy Fisher Locliiel Lovetie and Froglegs are among the entries entriesThe The Canadian Derby probably never attracted a finer collection of threeyearolds than this event has Thirtynine entries were originally received among the entries being the following Gowell Ten Point Hawthorn Ilorron Buskin Leoebares First Sight Flabbergast and Malamont MalamontFor For the other two stakes to be run during the first meeting the Niagara Stakes value 1500 at five furlongs and the Fort Erie Stakes six furlongs value 1500 the entries received exceed the usual nuiiiticr and keen contests are anticipated in the riming of both events Fortylive nominations were received for the Fort Erie Slakes and fortynine for the Niagara Stakes StakesThe The rich Dominion Handicap received fortyfour nominations which is close to a record number Practically every handicap horse of note racing today has been nominated for this race oiu oC tin richest of the year yearFortyfive Fortyfive were nominated for the Iroquois Hotel Stakes seven for the Grand Canadian Steeple ¬ chase and thirtyseven for the Canadian Sportsman handicap handicapRacegoers Racegoers will discover many improvements at th track across the river this season The grand ¬ stand has been re nutated and a new cement walk now covers the s ot where the old belling ring was located A number of other improvements have also been made

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