Second Jamaica Meeting next Week: Metropolitan Jockey Club Provides Six Feature Events for Approaching Racing., Daily Racing Form, 1918-06-13


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SECOND JAMAICA MEETING NEXT WEEK Metropolitan Jockey Club Provides Six Feature Events for Approaching Racing. New York. Juno 12. — The Belmont Park meeting comes to .1 lose Saturday and the following Hon day the soene shifts back to Jamaica, where the Mitro|Hilii:i!i Jockey Club will conduct its second 1 meeting, which will he of six days duration. Six : feature noes arc provided for tlie weeks sport, * two for the aliening day and one for each day except Friday. The Kxoelsior Hamlicap and the Greenfield Selling Stakes are the o|ieniug attractions. The i:eelsior Handicap is for three-year-olds and 1 ever, with a guaranteed value of ,000 and is at 1 one and one sixteenth miles. Sixty-two nominations * were rceeived for this event and include all the I prominent racers of the older division. While a mini I » r of these have been eliminated by mishaps 5 of one kind or another, still the list of eligibles * eon;.. in- the names of some of the best in training. * Tli. f: 1 1 i~ most likely to come from the following: Old Km-nig. Kalitan. Spur, Itally. Wistful. Bun try. T iji Coat, rolymelian. Baddys Choice, Sun Briar, . Sun Clash !!•• Roanicr. Ticket Flittergold. 1ncle Hnn. udgel. Iriscilla Mullens. George Smith. King Neptune Omar Kliayyam. Westy Hogan. Borrow, . Trompe I-i Mort and Corn Tassel. Tin- Greenfield Selling Stakes is for two-year-olds and has a guaranteed value of ,000. The gross * value of liie race will l»e considerably in advance of iliit figure, as ninety-four nominations were made to this event and. as the entrance fee was 5. the subscription fees already amount to more than 1 SH.OOO. It N expected that a big band of youngsters * will strive for supremacy in this contest. For Tuesdays racing the Rosedale Stakes, for " two -vi •ar old fillies, with a guaranteed value of ; «?;; iHM. is provided. All the best youngsters of the gentler sex are eligible to this feature and. as ; it- monetary value is large enough to send the best after it. all the big stables will most likely be anxious to be represented. GARDEN CITY STAKES WEDNESDAY. Hie Garden City Selling Stakes, for three-year-olds and over, with a guaranteed value of ,000. is Ihe feature for Wednesdays racing. This race ■ is at a mile and a sixteenth, and the starters will i -oino from among the following: Frederick the Out Tom McTaggart. Xelsweep. Judge Wingficld. Ihilipiic. Olnilus, Flittergold. Wood Violet, Gloomy Gus. Monomoy. Pullux, Air Man, Columbine and Straight Forward. AH the In-st two-year-olds in the east except H. P. Whitneys Blue Laddie, which was not nominated. ;:re eligible to the valuable Youthful Stakes, whieh will be the principal attraction at Jamaica mi Thursday. Tiie guaranteed value of this event js ».0tt0. but there are 108 nominations at 0 i • acli. which will bring the gross value to over • :, MM without including the starting fees. Such as F.lfin Queen, winner of the Juvenile and Fashion i Stakes. Bunbovne. Blairoora, Eddie McBride. Xelle . Yorke. Passing Shower. The Wanderer, Keen Jane. Blairgowrie and Hannibal are among the probable . starters. Besides these there are a number of * choiolv bred youngsters of promise which have . liot as yet started that may make their initial ap-pearance on the turf in this event. Overnight races will make up the program on i Fridav. For the closing day of the meeting the Southampton Handicap, for three-year-olds, will be the stake offering. Jack Hare Jr.. Eyelid. Lu-cullite. Bantrv. Mary Maud. Nutcracker. Orestes, Zululaud, Salvestra, Frederick the Great, Sun Briar. Arr.ih Go On, Snapdragon II.. Foreground, Tippity Witehct. Sycamoor. Johren. Flags. Rosie OGrady. l.anius and Trompe La Mort are most likely eligibles from which the field will Ik- made up. *

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