Spains Greatest Race Meeting., Daily Racing Form, 1917-01-17


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SPAINS GREATEST RACE MEETING. The next Spanish racing season at St. Sebastien is fixed to begin on Sunday. July s. and. as was the ease last year, the ehief race will be the Grand Prix de St. Sebastien of K20.000. of which .2,000 goes to the winner. ,000 to the second. ,000 to rbe third, and ,000 to the fourth. It will again be run over a mile and a half and be open to fntire horses and fillies thoroughbreds I of all countries, three-year-olds and over, weight for age, with iMiialties and allowances, horses bred and bora in Spain receiving an additional allowance of seven 1 ounds. To run costs 01. so that owners will be vetting odds of M to 1 ■boat winning, with chances thrown in of obtaining the substantial amounts !,iveu to the second, third or fourth horses. Horses engaged will have chances of dot hiring one or other of the minor forfeits, the first of which on April 1 is only 0. In all there are to be thirty tight days racing during the season from July X to October 14. Other important races are the Graad Handicap de St. Sebastien . 000, two miles and an eighth, tin July 32; the Criterium de St. Sebastien. for two -year-olds tif all countries, on .Inly 29 ,000. five-eighths i ; Graad Handicap Hurdle Dace, also on July -"J ,000, two miles ami five-eiu-Iithsl: the St. Leger tie St. Sebastien ,0*0, mile anil three-quarters, on September !»: the King tif Spains Cold Cup 0,000, two miles and an eighth, run on September 16; the Graad Prix tlAutonine ,000, two miles ami a half, on iSeptember 30. and many other events of good value.

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