Other Prizes of Good Value, Daily Racing Form, 1922-01-30


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OTHER PRIZES OF GOOD VALUE. The Brooklyn Handicap has therefore long been .1 race to hold the attention of the public. It is. however, not the only big prize to he decided aariag the fjatraa County meeting next June. There are the Dwyer and Carttea stakes, fo. three -year ale*. With an added value of *5,000 and :f3.."ilh» respectively, the former at a mile and an eighth and the latter at ■ Mile. The GaaeUe, for fillies of the -aiiic age. has g.uaa added. It is run at a mile and a alxteeath. The Dwyer Stakes, known as ihe Brooklyn Derby aatil ItlS, arhea be name was raaaged in awMory of the late Philip J. Dwyer, h.-.s u fine tradition. Ii w.i- fii-i run fair in 1887, when Hai.over was the winner The names of the greai si of oar throa year oW* appear aa its honor roll, and there is ju-t I Mage of regret that it could not have been preserved at its original di-tan.e of a mile ami a half. Hanover won il over that rout-and so did Fair Play. Peter Pan. Petrtichio. Bouni-bert and otheis. Fair Play has the record time of l-.Xi at the test of a mile and a half. With the reduction of the distance to a mile and nil eighth there has been no diminution of the fighting spirit which seems a patt of the race. It is generally run from atari M finish with I fury that was so hidlv demonstrated by War Cloud am! Jack Hare .Ii in 191s,. ParcheM and Sir Barton in 1919. until the latter grabbed ■ plate, and Man . War and Joh-i P. QrMT in MM. Perhaps Mot vieh. Lucky Boar, Bunting. Kai Sang. Breoaaeter, Surf Rider aaal other good colts will duplicnte these fine . ou tests next June. The ireat American and Tremout Stakes, eadi of f n guaranteed value of SlO.tKHt. top the list "f at - traetrre featare* far two-year-olds. Two old fa-vorites. the Clover and Astoria, with " KI added, . are exclusively for fillies. Among* the events for r the three year-olds and over, which are somewhat t overshadowed by the Brooklyn, though they are e important races and fill well, are the Carter, Brook dale and Queens County Handicaps, each with ,000 0 added, the first named at seven -eajMaa, Ihe Brook- - , J . ! , . . . 5 • , 1 . » I . 1 i ? f - . r t e 0 - dale at a mile and an eighth and the Queens at a mile. There are three steeplechases, the Olendale a: two and a half miles with . .".00 added; the Win field. s.."iK» added, at aliout two miles, ami the Bayside Selling. $.000 added, at about two miles, In all *80.."i00 is offered in stoke mouey for the spring period at Aqueduct. President Shevlin and secretary Rehberger may await the closing date with every degree of confidence.

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