Stick to May 13 for Preakness, Daily Racing Form, 1922-02-22


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! STICK TO MAY 13 FOR PREAKNESS BALTIMORE, Md., lel.ruaiy 2L— Saturday. May 13, the- twelftfe and final day of the Maryland Jocke] tilths spring meeting at Pimlieo. should just ■bout be the banner day of the meeting, for tie-Preaknesa, with an added meney value of 148,836. "ill be run on that date. This was decided upon at a meeting of the lioard of directors. In selecting May 13 the Pnnliici officials decided that the pmSBCS that l e at hurihill Downs coulcl stick to their setecttea of the same dale for the running of the Kentucky Derhy if they m desira, hut could mam no change to be made here. It is prohahle that a numher of prominent horsemen in the East will puss up he Iterhy for the Frankness. It is trie-that the KeatackmUS am trying lo make their Derby more valuahle than the lug race at the old hilltop ceurse, but it is doubtful if they will fee successful. When the final conditions for this years PreaknesH are announced there will he little to choose between the amount offered here and In Kentucky, while the extra expense a stable incurs in shipping down to the Blue tlrass Slate will about swing over the big stables to the Maryland Jockey Clubs meeting. a

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