Substantial and from Saratoga, Daily Racing Form, 1914-03-22


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SUBSTANTIAL AID FROM SARATOGA. New York. March 21. Saratoga citizens have come to the front handsomely on behalf of the coming race season there and now Assistant Secretary Larlocker is busily engaged in preparing his stake program for the month of August. It has heci definitely promised that 0,000 will be turned over to the association by the merchants and hotel men of the Springs and this amount will be distributed among the horsemen. Mr. Earlocker only recently returned from Saratoga, where he went seeking this financial aid and his efforts were eminently successful. Yesterday he said that no doubt remained that the village racing fund would be made up and he even intimated that it would be a sum in advance of S10.000. A meeting of the citizens will he held next Monday night and at that meeting the promises of subscriptions will be made good. George Saporlas was a visitor from Saratoga yesterday at the ollices of the Jockey Club anil he. too. gave "assurance that the citizens were awake to the benefits derived from the sport and were cheerfully contributing to the fund. .... As in former vears, clubrooms will be maintained for the horsemen in the Grand Union Hotel, this loin- a part of the donation made by Miss Ilathorn. M iss" 1 1 at horn also .offered Mr. Earlocker his choice iif any store in the Grand Union to lie used as ollices for the association. This grateful offer was declined for the reason that the Marvin estate had already donated the use of the present othces of the association on Division street.

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