Piping Rocks Rich Program.: Amateur Association in East Will Distribute some 0,000 for Two Days Racing., Daily Racing Form, 1913-09-21


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PIPING ROCKS RICH PROGRAM Amateur Association in East Will Distribute Some 30000 for Two Days Racing New York September 20 The program for the fall meeting of the Piping Hock Association which lias just been issued by Frank 1 Bryan the racing secretary gives every assurance of sport fully 1 to the standard established last fall when the inaugural meeting was marked by racing of the highest grade It was with a desire that there should not be any lapbe of merit that those in charge decided to race this fall two days in place of three Realizing the great scarcity of highclass horses and the natural desire of owners fortunate enough to jwssess a top lioteher to avoid chances of breaking them down by too frequent racing it was decided to race on two Saturdays October 11 and IS and to arrange a schedule of events tbat would bring to the post on both days the best of material materialThe The total amount of added money for the two days is 21250 with the plate for the same races amounting in value to 3050 To this must be added the entrance and starting fees which should amount to a sum that Is almost sure to bring the total disbursements for the two days to 30000 The events to be decided are as follows followsHarbor Harbor Hill Cup A steeplechase for threeyear olds oldsPiping Piping Rock Subscription Races For twoyear olds oldsBooger Booger Red Championship Plate For Galloways GallowaysOak Oak Ridge Cup A steeplechase for threeyearolds threeyearoldsNorthwood Northwood Plate A steeplechase for threeyear olds oldsBraes Braes Cup For hacks hunters and army horses horsesHeydey Heydey Plate For twoyearolds twoyearoldsPiping Piping Rock Oaks For threeyearold fillies filliesPiping Piping Rock Cup A steeplechase for hunters huntersBrook Brook Champion Steeplechase Trophy TrophyDesoris Desoris Plate For hacks hunters and army offl cers cersAll All of these events with the exception of the Oaks and Subscription races are renewals of fixtures provided last fall and the glamour already estab vhed is sure to be continued 112 or the Harbor Hill Cup entries for which closed figust 15 twentysix lioininations have been re Altived and this means practically all of the new ¬ comers in the steeplechase ranks The indications are that at least a dozen will respond to post call for the race In the two oi en steeplechases the Oak Ridge and Brooks Trophy will be found the best of the older division for in addition to the rich financial return for the victor comes the glory of a victory at Piping Rock something lovers of the sport have already learned to seek and treasure treasureThere There will lie two races for the Subscription two yearolds one at six furlongs for which the stakes will be 5OOQ and the other at one mile Jn which 7500 is to be the prize In both events great fields are sure to compete ror of the the fifty yearlings that were distributed at the allotment last fall about forty are still in training and being pointed for either or both of these races Many of these twoyearolds liavebeen competing In open races during the summer In this country and in Canada with success successOthers Others after showing well in the races arranged for them at the spring session have been kept in reserve for this meeting The result is certain to be two contests that will bring the result origi ¬ nally intended to make for turf history a page that will carry the details of a true sporting race raceOf Of the fifty original subscribers fortythree were newcomers in the ranks of owners Many of these pleased witli their auspicious introduction have purchased other horses some gathering pretentious strings eager to sec their colors carried with credit at frequent intervals intervalsA A famous turf writer when the details of the Piping Rock Subscription were first published pre ¬ dicted it would mean the first stride toward the restoration of racing Ha pointed out the sports ¬ manlike character of the conditions the unques ¬ tioned standing of those subscribing the object lesson it would prove to traducors the boom it was to breeders and the respect it demanded from all lovers of the thoroughbred His predictions have certainly IMHMI realized for the racing world is now unstinted in its praise for the benefits it lias brought It is one of many developments that have brought Piping Rock racing to a position pre ¬ eminent

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