Owners Are Responding: Many Entries for Owners Fund Stakes Already Received by Jockey Club, Daily Racing Form, 1913-11-22


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OWNERS ARE RESPONDING MANY ENTRIES TOR OWNERS FUND STAKES ALREADY RECEIVED BY JOCKEY CLUB. Nino Events to Be Run on Metropolitan Courses Next Season Will Have Closing December 1 Outlook for Eastern Racing Encouraging. New York, November 21. The Owners Fund Slakes, recently opened ly the Jockey Cluh, have already met with a hearty response from horsemen. Some of the entries are from owners of racing stables whoso plans for 1!U4 do not definitely embrace a campaign on the New York tracks, hut who conceive it to lie part of their duty to help along tills good movement for the rehabilitation of the sport on the metropolitan courses. It Is realized that the guaranteeing of many of the stakes run at Belmont Park and Saratoga during the limited tendon of racing provided this year hud much to do with the success of the revival of thoroughbred sport that look place this year which promises to lead to greater things next season. The ,000 event that lias been advertised to bo run in connection with the State Fair at Syracuse Is the only one of the nine stakes that have bi-en opened to be assigned to any particular track as y t. The remaining eight events will be assigned where they will do the most good. The action of the trustees of the Owners I mitl in selecting the Syracuse fair for an important contribution shows that it is tlie intention of the turf authorities to encourage the management of the fair a state institution to include racing on an elaborate scale among the chief attractions of the enterprise. The plans for next season are said to contemplate a week of racing, which will bring the patrons of the fair into much closer touch with the thoroughbred than ever before. The Owners Fund stakes will have their closing at the ollice of the Jockey Club, 0 Fast Forty-Sixth street, on locemler 1. Although plans for the racing season of 1914 in this locality have been discussed, no delinite schedule has been arranged. It is expected that this will lie done in January. In addition to the Owners Stakes, other stakes have been closed, notably by the Saratoga Association for the Improvement of the ltreed of Horses, and the stake program thus assured is already quite indentions.

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