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o l 0 0 0 0 B 0 3 • e in d d t to o t •» - 1 • • I 1- . " iu " to • _■ INCREASED STAKE VALUES NEXT YEAR. The list of stakes offered by tin- Westchester Racing Association, to dose for entries November 22. and in the main, lo Ik- run at the Belmont Park spring meeting of next year. Martaaa a i-a-0 hire of decided interest to owners. That feature is an increase in values all around. The Metropolitan Handicap. Toliogzan Handicap, Ladies Slakes. Ilol-r, lis Stakes. Amateur Cap and Harlem Stakes, have all been changed from guaranteed value siakes to added money races. In each case the adihl money is lean in amount than the guaranteed values of t hi-t year, but tin net values to the winning horses next year will surely lie greater all around loan the sums which went to the winners last spring. Except in the case of the Bouquet Slakes, tho events still on the guaranteed value system, -how pleasing increases, as pa the Belmont and Withers of 1JI17. The changes show a decided and gratifjr-ing tendency upward. No doubt when tiie other racing organizations of the state of New York pub-n lish their stake programs of PJ1G, it will be found that the same spirit of hopeful coiifiden-e in the future will manifest itself in a similar general a.l-ii vanee in stake race values. New York racing was profitable this year and in adding to the value and interest of their tix.nl events, the various bodies of the state will pave the way for greater 01 lii-e in 1010. A comparison of the values of the Belmont Park events, as run this year, with those pro-- posed for 1010, is here given: U 15 Yalues. MM Talma. Race. Giiaranieed. Guaranteed. Juvenile Stakes .IXM iSo.ihio Keene Memorial Stakes ::.ihii 3.0M Fashion Stakes M :j..VM Belmont Stakes 2.300 T.-o Withers Stakes 2.1MMI .YOOO Bouquet Stakes 1,000 I.PM Added. Metropolitan Handicap 3.O00 2.000 Suburban Handicap 2. .".INI Toboggan Handicap 2.ott0 I..ini Ladies Stakes 2.«ni0 1*90 Amateur Cap I.OOo Mio llollis Selling Stakes !,0 IO son Harlem Selling Stakes 1,000 SIM The Suburban Handicap was not run this year. but has been taken over b.v the West. -hosier Bariag Association and will hereafter Ik- annually run at Belinoul Park.