New Steeplechase Stake: United Hunts Adds a Feature for Subscription Horses to Card; To Be Run Saturday, April 26, First Day of Spring Meeting at Belmont Park Course., Daily Racing Form, 1924-04-06


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NEW STEEPLECHASE STAKE « . United Hunts Adds a Feature for Subscription Horses to Card « To Be Ron Saturday, April 26, First Day of Spring Meeting at Belmont Park Course. • ■ NRW YORK. N. Y.. April 5.— An additional feiture of the first days progTam of the United Hunts Racing Association at Belmont Park Saturday. April 26, will be the running of the International Subscription Steeplechase, entries for which will close with secretary H. A. Buck, 70 West 40th street, April 21. This event will be open to four-year-olds and over, owned by the original subscribers to the fund for the purchase of cross-country material in England, Ireland and France last autumn, or a transferee approved by the race committee and the United Hunts Racing Association. The subscribers to this fund, some thirty-one in number, included some of the best-known men and women in the United States that are interested in amateur sport. The ownership of the animals was decided by lot a few weeks after their arrival in this country. TWO OF LOT DEAD. The death of Southern Gal, owned by Mortimer I-. Schiff of this city, and Spring Song, the property of Price McKinney of Cleveland, reduced the number to twenty-nine, and it is confidently expected that a field ef good size can be drawn from this band, which includes good winners like Mrs. George W. Lofts Britannic, a son of Kx-Voto, sire of Hens Nil . the noted French jumper, and Dan IV, J. S. Oosdens sensational fencer; John Mr 10. Bowmans Trayeen Triscough, which is being trained by Major Frank A. White in Maryland: W. CL Jangleys smart mare Cerise, by Houli; Herbert L. Pratts Bachelors Kiss; Gen. James A. Buchanans Monkshood : Mrs. Payne Whitneys South Tlpp, by Southannan. sire of the luckless Southampton, popularly supposed to be the best of the Grand National candidates a month ago; Arthur A. Fowlers Kerry Blue; Log Cabin St ibles Cinna; George D. Wide-ners Clybridge; Frederick Johnsons I Will: Stephen Sanfords Metrodore; Marshall Fields Cclibri VII.*. Mrs. W. K. Vander-foilts Rathcowan; Clarence Dillons Djhan Ghir; Harrison Williams Beau Brummel, and Robert V. Clarks Alcyone. CONDITIONS OF THE RACE. The spirit of liberality displayed by the United Hunts management in offering a race for these newcomers will be applauded. There is an obligation on the part of those owning the material from which a race can be moulded to do their part by entering their horses. The conditions of the race in full follow: International Subscription Steeplechase— For four-year-olds nnd upward, owned by the original subscribers to the fund or a transferee approved by the committee and the 1nited Hunts Ricing Association. Purse ,000. of which 00 to second and 00 to the third. Four-year-olds, 140 pounds; five-year-olds, 148 pjunds; six-year-olds and upward. 153 pounds. Maidens allowed five pounds. In addition plite. value 50, presented by the board of directors. About 2 miles. The offering of a piece of plate gives additional interest to tne race as amateurs are always glad to have a souvenir of the contests won by their horses. The program for the opening day as now arranged will contain five other races — a two-year-old race at four furlongs, a claiming raci» for three-year-olds and upward at one mile, a six-furlong djsh over the main course for three-year-olds and upward, the CTotton Kxrhangc Steeplechase for four-year-olds and upward at about two miles, and a claiming race for three-year-olds and upward ■ t six furPngs. a

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