Big Revival Of Cross Country Sport: Maryland Jockey Clubs Program at Pimlico Provides Handsomely for Jumping Division., Daily Racing Form, 1918-10-26


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BIG REVIVAL OF CROSS COUNTRY SPORT SPORTMaryland Maryland Jockey Clubs Program at Pimlico Pro vides Handsomely for Jumping Division Baltimore Md October 25 The Maryland Jockey Club will stage at picturesque Pimlico track November 1 to November 13 inclusive a revival of steeplechasing suelt as has not been witnessed all year There will be one or more steeplechases de ¬ cided every day none that will pay less titan 1000 in added money in the course of the eleven days meeting and the outstanding stake features will be the second renewal of the Manly Memorial as a 10001 chase the second renewal of the Elkridge a soecial at two miles exclusively for threeyear olds as a 8000 nice anil the running of the sec ¬ ond part of the United Hunts Double Event Steeple ¬ chase which because of the discontinuance of cross country racing at the Itelinont Park Terminal this fall lias been transferred to Iimlico IimlicoThe The purse of the United Hunts Double Event a race of the sportsmanlike character of the famous Saratoga Special will be subscribed by the par ¬ ticipating nominators each of whom puts up 500 for the privilege of naming two horses one of which may start startThe The first part of tins United Hunts Double Event for the current year an event of two miles was decided at the Itelinont Park Terminal in May and won bv W A Primes Belle of Bryn Mawr The black daughter of Ort Wells earned 3501 and a gold cup bv tliis victory Tim recond part of the Double Event will be at three miles and the Mary ¬ land Jockey Club will present the winning owner with a gold cup of the value of 500 500Hecause Hecause of the preoccupation irf war work of so many of the amateur sportsmen of the east the amateur and hunt meetings generally held nt Piping Hock the Itelinont Park Terminal Itose Tree hong Kranch and at the estates of JoscMh E Widener Col E It Cassatt anil other sportsmen have been abandoned and all the cross country horses of the strong eastern stables that amount to anything are assembled in Maryland at Laurel 1ark and Pimlico PimlicoCHEVY CHEVY CHASE TO BE RENEWED RENEWEDThe The extent to which the Maryland State Fair Corporation will be able to provide employment for the jumpers at Laurel 1ark is problematical The interruption of the Laurel Park meeting by the in ¬ fluenza epidemic has deranged Col Matt Whins program lamentably However it is a pretty sure tiling that the Chevy Chase will be renewed and there is a possibility that the Koyal Itlue also may be run The Koyal lllue should have been run last week Colonel Winn will do the best he can for the steeplechasers steeplechasersProminent Prominent among the horsemen and horsewomen who will take part in the jumping race revival at Pimlico are Jen James A liuchanan Mrs Payne Whitney and Mrs Walter M Jeffords W K Coe Walter M Jeffords Samuel I Kiddle Capt Joseph JosephE E Davis U S A Cant Hal Parr U S A F Ambrose Clark J E Griffith Joint Lunisden and Commander J K L Koss of Canada Frederick Mcllhone J W McIImurray Herbert L Pratt W A Prime Samuel Koss of Washington L M Stackhouse II W Sage Dr M J Cromwell Grover C Walsh Josenli E Widener 0 Whit ¬ ing Timothy Donohue K A Iteal F S Derby DerbyF F G Martin Edward M Weld J Temple Gwath mey William Walker the Triple Springs Farm S H Cross J F Flannagan W L Oliver William Smith T A Murnhy E F Whitney Samuel Wil lets and W I Hurch

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