Belmont Park Program: Total of 62,200 to Be Distributed During Eighteen Days of Spring Racing., Daily Racing Form, 1921-04-27


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BELMONT PARK PROGRAM Total of 162200 to Be Distributed During Eighteen Days of Spring Racing NEW YORK N Y April 20 The Wcstchester Racing Association will offer the splendid total of 102200 for its spring meeting of eighteen days according to the book program which has just been placed in the hands of the horsemen by Racing Secretary A McL Earlocker Coming on top of a heavy outlay for improvement at their plant which is now among the finest in the world it is the Iwst sort of proof that the Westehester management is actuated by a genuine desire to promote the thoroughbred breeding industry industryAn An exceptional winter and a fine early spring has enabled those in charge of the work to carry out the changes scheduled by President Belmont and hi associates so that the throngs which have found the course a beauty spot in the past will be charmed anew with its magnificence While it has cost 000000 to make the changes it is felt that tho public in whose interest the work was done will be quick to show its appreciation In its new dress Belmont Park is a fit playground for the metropolis of the new world The test of its capacity will come on Decoration Day when one or the best cards of the meeting will be offered offeredOn On the opening day Friday May 27 10500 will be hung up The Metropolitan Handicap at a mile 5000 added will be the feature Every good horse in training is engaged Saturday May 28 will be known as Ladies Day Besides the Indies Handicap for fillies and mares three years old anil over the New York Steeplechase and the Amateur Cup will be decided Milkmaid last years winner as well as Prudery Constancy Nancy Lee Idle Dell ancl other flyers are among the cligibles for the handicap handicapDecoration Decoration Day will see 13200 on offer The Juvenile for twbycarolds with 5000 added and the Toboggan Handicap 4000 added three quarters of a mile straight are the features The best of tho twoyearolds are in the former and the cream of the sprinting division will go in the TolKiggan Unfortunately Lion dOr last years winner has gone wrong along with that other good Ross horse Sir Barton Motor Cop and Billy Kelly will probably represent the Canadian turf ¬ man Other sure starters are Naturalist Dun Ixiyne Lord Brighlon Careful On Watch Step Lightly Pen Rose and Blazes BlazesOn On the following Thursday the public will see Leonardo II Grey Lag Knobble Star Voter Bon llommc Exodus Kirklcvington Diinincsdalo and ers Stakes for which geldings are barred Trystcr was so backward as a yearling that he was not noi inated for either this or the Boliunnt Stakes Man o War won the Withers in 1920 and established a record of 135 Saturday June 4 will be a ban ¬ ner day with 15000 on tap for the Suburban Handicap Fashion Stakes and Meadow Brook Stee ¬ plechase What a wealth of speed and gauicncss is represented in the Suburban which Paul Jones won last year from Boniface Paul Jones and Boniface are again named and so arc such flyers as Exter ¬ minator Upset On Watch Wildair Dr Clark Mad Hatter Cirrus The Porter Eternal Milkmaid and other cracks cracksSaturday Saturday June 11 will see 10700 racod for This is the day the Belmont Stakes of 10000 at a mile and threeeighths will be decided in addition to the Kcene Memorial 2500 added for twoyear olds It will be the fiftythird running of the great threeyearold race inaugurated in 1S07 Leonardo II Grey Lag Kirklevinglon Exodus Montaivo Bon Homme Sporting Blood and Registrar are among some of the probable starters Another fine test to be run during the Belmont spring meeting is the Coaching Club American Oaks value 5000 at a milo and threeeighths the same route as the colts are asked to go in the Belmont It is a rare thing to have so many fine threeyearolds in the filly division as there arc this year and some of our best racing is going to be seen in the Coaching Club American Oaks and kindred events when Pru ¬ dery Nancy Lee and other fleet misses measure strides

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