Stellar Program at Saratoga Today: Miller Stakes for Three-Year-Olds and United States Hotel Stakes for Two - Year - Olds, Daily Racing Form, 1922-08-05


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STELLAR PROGRAM AT SARATOGA TODAY tDl MILLER STAKES FOR THREE-YEAR-OLDS AND UNITED STATES HOTEL STAKES FOR TWO - YEAR -OLDS OUTSTANDING FEATURES OF AN ATTRACTIVE DAY OF RACING Saturday is always a big day at Saratoga. For the first week-end holiday of the present meeting a typical Saratoga program is offered with the Miller Stakes for three-year-olds and the United States Hotel Stakes for two-year-olds as the premier attractions. The Miller was run prior to 1920 as the Kenner Stakes and changed to its present name in honor and memory of Andrew Miller, the redoubtable New York turfman, best known as the owner of the famous Roamer. As the Kenner, this great three-year-old race was first run in 1870 and it will be decided for the thirty-third time today. Strange to relate the initial decision of this stake brought a greater monetary return than it has in any subsequent year. But no matter how small or large was the money offering the Miller always attracted the best horses of each year and continues to do so. The field for todays contest is small in numbers, but sparkles in quality. The Rancocas Stables Kai-Sang is the overnight favorite, with H. P. Whitneys Futurity winner, Bunting, the second choice. Two western representatives in Bet Mosie and Startle arc expected to make it interesting for the Easterners. Buntings performance today will be the cynosure of all eyes in view of the report of the sale of Whiskaway, presumably on the strength of trainer James Rowcs faith in the Futurity winner. It has been reported that Rowe had said several times that Bunting was a better colt than Whiskaway. It should be a great race, no matter which horse wins. The probable starters, their weights, riders, owners, trainers and odds are as follows: Horse Weight Rider Owner Trainer Odds Kai-Sang 12G E. Sande Rancocas Stable S. C. Hildreth 7-10 Bunting 126 L. Morris H. P. Whitney J. Rowe 2-1 Bet Mosie Ill A. Wilson Idle Hour Farm H. J. Thompson 5-1 Startle 124 D.Connelly .. H. H. Hewitt J. I. Smith 15-1 Sweep By 126 J. Butwell A. R. Lawson W. S. House 30-1 The United States Hotel Stakes is one of the 0,000 juvenile features of Saratoga racing. It dates back to 1880 and includes among its winners some of the celebrated horses of the American turf. Always popular with owners, especially of late years, it attracts a big list of entries, the nominations for its thirty-ninth running totaling 247. As all the most promising of the juvenile division are included in these entries it is not surprising that the field for todays race is of excellent quality as well as larga numerically. Here are the probable starters, together with their weights, riders, owners, trainers and odds: Horse. Wt. Rider. Owner. Trainer. Odds. Chickvale 112 L. Penman II. P. Whitney J. Rowe 8-5 gEnchantment . 115 L. Morris H. P. Whitney J. Rowe 8-5 Martingah 130 C. Kummer J. S. Cosden W. Garth 4-1 tBoys Believe Me 112 A.Wilson Idle Hour Stock Farm. H. J. Thompson. . .6-1 tBlue Nose .... 115 C. Ponce Idle Hour Stock Farm. H. J. Thompson ...6-1 Wilderness .... 112 C. II. Miller R. T. Wilson T. J. Healey 6-1 Mark Twain... 115 J. Butwell W. J. Salmon T. J. Healey 6-1 Dust Flower ... 116 M. Garner J. C. Milam J. C. Milam 10-1 Cartoonist 115 W. Kelsay H. C. Fisher A. B. Gordon 10-1 tHellgate 112 F. Keogh J. E. Widener T. Welsh 20-1 Metric 115 D. Connelly II. H. Hewitt J. I. Smith 20-1 Aladdin 115 L. Fator Rancocas Stable S. C. Hildreth ...20-1 Bo McMillan 115 B. Marinelli M. Hirsch M. Hirsch 20-1 JPurity 112 J. E. Widener T. Welsh 20-1 Shamrock 115 E. Scobie Montfort Jones K. Spsnce 20-1 Wildrake 115 R. McDermott J. E. Madden ...F. M. Taylor 20-1 fldle Hour Stock Farm Stable entry; J. E. Widener entry; H. P. Whitney entry; R. T. Wilson and W. J. Salmon entry.

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