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PLANS FOR SYRACUSE RACING. New York, March 3. That the running race fea ture of the New York State Fair at Syracuse this vear will be one of its greatest attractions is hom-certain. It is announced that the stakes and purses for this department will total over 20,000. The racing department is assured of the full assistance of the Jockey Club, which lias offered to the State Fair, free of charge, one of its richest stakes. George Miller has been engaged as starter. Herman R. Conkling will be in charge of the running races. He has planned to make the conditions for the open races more liberal than last year, so as to insure larger fields of starters. As horsemen are already aM-are, the State rair running meeting will folloM- that at Saratoga and will close the racing season in New York state. Efforts will be made to secure the shipment of tho best horses from Saratoga to Syracuse and, as liberal purses are to be offered, the meeting is expected to far surpass the one held last year. The present plans are to divide the week between the Grand Circuit and thoroughbred racing.