French Racing Values Are High, Daily Racing Form, 1919-01-09


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FRENCH RACING VALUES ARE HIGH PARIS, France, December 10. The Grand Prix de Paris in 1919 and 1920 will be of the value of 0,000, of which 0,000 will be given by the city of Paris and 0,000 by the five great railway companies. In the summer season at Auteuil there are manv rich prizes, so it is only natural that there should bo plenty of keen competition in the obstacle racing. In. 1914 the Grand Steeplechase de Paris was wortli 8,550. and the big hurdle race was of the value of 0,551. These races are the two chief events during the Auteuil season, but there are many others well worth winning. Hie Prix du President de la Re-publique Handicap Steeplechase is usually of the value of 5,000, while the last Grand Prix at Nice was of the value of 0,000 to the winner. The same year I he winner of the English Grand National was credited with 7,575, and there is no other prize in England of anything like that value.

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