Probable Dates of Racing: Meetings for New York Courses Are Already Assigned., Daily Racing Form, 1922-02-26


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PROBABLE DATES OF RACING L i i — =-» Meetings for New York Courses Are Already Assigned. *- ■ * :.J Total of 153 Days Likely, 102 for Spring and Summer, Fifty-one for Autumn. * • _. i NEW YORK. X. T., February 2.".— There is great Interest in what the years racing dates of the New York tracks will be. They have been considered and probably assigned by the stewards of the Jockey Club and will be officially issued within a few days. The schedule for 1922 may give the New York public 153 days of sport, twenty-seven of which will take racing lovers to Saratoga, but will leave 12H days of spring ami fifty-one autumn racing days to the four New York courses. New York spring racing usually begins the first week in May. Lust year Jamaica began May « . It got eighteen racing days. So did Belmont Park. Aqueduct and Empire City were given nineteen days each. Saratoga got twenty-seven days. It is expected that the United Hunts meeting of one day, at Belmont Terminal, will be held Tuesday, May 2. and that, with one days intei-lnission. Jamaica will start the real racing season Thursday, May 4. aud continue until and including Wednesday. May 24. Then, as usual. Belmont Bark ■will race, probably for nineteen days, from Thursday, May 2," , to Thursday. June 15. inclusive. Aqueduct naturally follows, with inclusive dates of Friday. June 16, to Friday, July 7, nineteen days, and Empire City, as usual, will precede Saratoga, with nineteen days more, from Saturday, July 8. to Saturday, July 29. Saratoga will thus have its tibial twenty-seven days racing, beginning Tues day, August 1, and euding Thursday, August 31. PROBABLE RACING BATES OF YEAR. Thin makes the probable 1922 spring and summer racing schedule this way: Track. Dates. Bays. Jamaica May 4 to May 24 18 Belmont Park May 25 to June 1". 19 Aqueduct June 10 to July 7 19 Empire City July 8 to July 29 19 Saratoga Aagust 1 to August 31... 27 Totals 5 1"2 Autumn racing on the New York courses will thus probably begin Saturday, September 2, and the inclusive dates as follows: Track. Bates. Days. Belmont Park Sept. 2 to Sept. 16 13 Aqueduct Sept. 18 to Sept. 30 12 Jamaica October 2 to October 10... 13 Empire City October 17 to October 31 13 Totals 4 51

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