Old Stakes to be Revived: Program for Aqueduct Meeting Contemplates Running of some of Gravesend Fixtures, Daily Racing Form, 1914-03-26


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OLD STAKES TO BE REVIVED. Program for Aqueduct Meeting Contemplates Running of Some of Gravcscnd Fixtures. New York, March 23. The directors of the Queens County Jockey Club arc preparing a line program for the fifteen days of racing which will be held at the Aqueduct track beginning June 27 and ending July 11. Many of the old stakes of the Cravcsend track, as well as the important features of the Aqueduct course, will lie run off at this meeting. Between .5,000 and 1914.sh0,000 will be distributed in stakes, overnight purses and handicaps. Some of the important stakes are the Brooklyn Handicap, Carter Handicap, Brooklyn Derby, Queens County Handicap, ltockaway Stakes. Canar-sie Stakes and the Astoria Stakes. The Brooklyn Handicap was run at the Belmont Iark track last year in conjunction witli the Westchester Racing Associations meeting. The race will be worth ,000 this scasou. The Carter Handicap has leen the feature event at Aqueduct since that course became prominent in the racing circuit of this state. In the golden days of the turf it was the first 0,000 handicap of the racing season. It will not be worth that sum this year, but will have ,500 added. The Brooklyn Derby, Queens County Handicap and Kockaway and Canarsie Stakes will have from ,000 to ,500 each added.

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