Latest News of the Hunt Clubs: United Hunts to Apply for Changes of Dates to Avoid, Daily Racing Form, 1919-03-04


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LATEST NEWS OF THE HUNT CLUBS United Hunts to Apply for Changes of Dates to Avoid Conflict with Pimlico Meeting. NEW YORK, N. Y., March 3. The Huntingdon Valley Hunt has announced a point-to-point race as well as a race for members and one for farmers to be held at Willow Grove, near Philadelphia, April 19. It is the intention of this hunt club to give an elaborate meetlug. in the fall, which will fit in with several established meetings in Pennsylvania. Edward E. Marshall, president of this club, was a liberal buyer of yearlings at Saratoga last summer and will race a string on the local tracks this year. . The Rockaway Hunt, which has annually opened the hunt club season "Oh Long Island at Hewletts Park, will announce dates in a few days, probably May 3 and 10. The United nunts will apply for a change of dates. The original dates approved were May 17 and 21. It is proposed to change them, to about the middle of June. This change will prevent a conflict with the Maryland Jockey Club, which attracts many Jumpers that will have other engagements in June. The United Hunts Clubs Double Event, entries for which originally closed today, will not close until the first week in May. John A. Fitzgerald, who has been associated with the turf as an owner and writer, has returned from France after serving nearly a year in the army.

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