Condensed History Of The Astoria Stakes, Daily Racing Form, 1913-06-24

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CONDENSED HISTORY OF THE ASTORIA STAKES After a hiatus of two years the running of tlie Astoria Stakes will be resumed today but not at its old home the Gravcsend t ack From its beginning it lias been an affair productive of fine conviviality a condition being that tlie ovncr of the victor must entertain the less fortunate owners at a feast Goixl as the monetary returns of tl e race have always IHXMI It lias been reported that on more than one occasion the cost of said feasts exceeded the net value of the race from which it might be inferred that more than the owners of lillies riinnii g in tile Astoria were invited to take part in disposing of the good things pro ¬ vided It has always boei a race for fillies exclusively and its winners without exception have been ex ¬ cellent race horses The record of the event is as follows War First Jockeys JockeysShaw Wt Third Wt Val Time 1902 Astarita Shaw 114 Wild Thyme 114 Credulity 114 2125 100 1H3 Ocean Tide Bullman Bullmanll4 Teepee 114 Julia M 114 4000 103 If 1901 Chrvsitis ONeill 114 Incantation 114 Schulamito 114 0250 101 1905 Sue Smith J Martin 114 Incorrigible 114 Hckato 114 0000 103 1900 Hyperbole W Kmippll4 Golden West 114 Adoration 114 011 1907 Beckon Mountain 114 Clara J 114 Whip Top 114 0500 101 i 1908 Melissa Nutter 11i The Pippin 114 Walltlower 114 0025 1026 1909 Ocean Bound 114 Calypte 114 1700 101 1910 Bashti G Gariior 114 Horizon 114 T B Daughlerll4 114 1500 102 racing in 1911 and 1912

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