French Racing On Liberal Lines: Produce Stakes and Grand Prix Retain Their Values--Parisian Course Values., Daily Racing Form, 1919-04-20


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FRENCH RACING ON LIBERAL LINES Produce Stakes and Grand Prix Retain Their Values Parisian Course Values PARIS France April 19 The complete program of both flat and steeplechase racing in France for the coming y ar has now been published The first days flat racing will take place at Longchamps on Thursday i May 8 and will be followed through ¬ out the spring season by twit biweekly meetings on Thursdays and Sundays Stecplechasing will be ¬ gin at Auteuil on May 4 4Certain Certain modifications have been made necessary in the earlier part of the flat racing program owing to racing starting a month later than usual Five important flat races have had to lie given up Moreover owing to transport difficulties and the fact that Chnntilly race track is still in the hands of the military authorities such classic events as the Prix do Diane and the Prix du Jockey Club will this ycnt be run at Longeliamps LongeliampsThe The other flat races will be run as usual but the prize money will be considerably curtailed This year for thirtyone races 355400 lias Iweii allocated as compared with 034775 for thirty seven mces in 1913 The summer meetings will occupy five days from June 19 to 29 The Grand Prix de Paris will be run ou the latter date dateThe The powers that control sloeplechasing have drawn up n program of thirty four days racing at Auteuil The Grand Steeplechase de Paris at Auteuil will be contested on Juno 22 while the Prix des Drags will be run June 27 27The The principal dates sit Longchamps are ns follows Spring Season 12 Days May 8 to Juno 15 15May May 11 Fouryearold Biennial 4000 4000May May IS Produce Stakes for twoyearold colts and fillies two races of 30000 each eachMay May 2r Prix la Rochette for threeyearold colts and fillies two races of 3000 each eachMay May 29 Ascension day Prix du Cadran 0000 0000June June 1 Prix Lupin SOOQ SOOQJune June 8 Prix de Diane French Oaks S000 S000Juno Juno 12 Prix la Rochette for fouryearplds 4000 4000June June 15 Prix du Jockey Club French Derby 20000 20000Summer Summer Season 5 Days June 19 to 29 29June June 29 Grand Prix dc Paris 40000 Autumn Season 14 Days Aug 31 to Oct 26 26September September 14 Prix Royal Oak 8000 Omnium 4000 4000September September 21 Prix Venneille 4000 4000October October 5 Prix du Conseil Municipal 20000 20000October October 12 Grand Criterium 4000 Prix Gladia tenr 4000 4000October October 19 Prix de la Poret 4000 4000October October 23 Prix Henry Delamarre for three yearolds 4000

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