Hawthorne Dates: To Throw Open Its Gates On Thursday, July 3.; Fifty-One Days of Racing Planned Closing on Labor Day, Monday, September 1, Daily Racing Form, 1924-04-20


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I 1 i I ; J I HAWTHORNE DATES ■ To Throw Open Its Gates On Thursday, July 3. ♦ Fifty-One Days of Racing Planned Closing on Labor Day, Monday, September 1 ♦ Fifty-one days of high class racing, with six races a day. no purse less than ,000, a Derby with 5,000 added, to be run July 12. ,000 features on July * and Labor day. other valuable fixtures on Saturdays, a list of competent officials of reputation and a pledge of strict obedience to law. were the high spots in a formal announcement of the Chicago Business Mens Racing Association following Judge Lindsays decision showing the futility of further prosecutions by the States Attorneys office. Hawthorne will throw open its gates to the public on Thursday. July 3 and will race continuously until Monday. September 1 Iabor Day, making fifty-one days of racing. There will be no fall meeting. In addition to five races of ,000 each, daily there will be a handicap or feature of ,500 added. The management will further be in the field for any sensational events that may develop. Applications for stalls have also been received from several large eastern stables and a brililant summer season of racing is assured. In addition to the above announcement, resident manager Chas. T. Essig, who has been in conference with general manager Joseph A. Murphy the past few days, further announced that the racing would he under the direct control of five stewards. Joseph A. Murphy, S. C. Nuckols, Jr.: Albert Sabath, Herman I*. Conkling and Chas. T. Essig. I [Judge Nuckols is a steward of the Kentucky | Jockey Club and Herman Conkling is I at present acting as steward at Havre ue J Grace. Mr. Essig will not serve actively in j the stand, but will watch every angle from the ground and will sit with the stewards on all matters of policy. James Milton will do the starting. John Carey will be in charge of the office and serve as placing judge. Francis Dunne will be clerk of the scales. - T. Blanchard. paddock judge, and Max ! Murphy, official messenger. The stewards will select each day from their number, one to I serve as placing judge with Mr. Carey and Mr. Dunne. The management believe that no more competent staff of officials could be secured. There will be no appointment of a racing se~-! retary and judge Murphy will make the book for the year. The management has in view in another year a man of national reputation who is already pledged to racing engagements for the year. Judge Murphy will simply he Continued on twelfth page. HAWTHORNE DATES Continued from first page. turning back the pages when he was racing secretary of the old St. I.ouis Fair Grounds, I.atonia, City Park and other tracks. Clint C Riley, the veteran editor of Chicago l aily Pacing Form, will be the clubs official handicapi er. Mr. Riley was Washington Parks handicapper up to the time it cliscd and his position has kept him actively up with present day form. The management believes that a handicapper should be aloof from the horsemen and Mr. Riley will make an ideal official. Manager Essig announced the following stakes to close Saturday. June 14: Chicago Derby, to lie run Saturday. July 12, 5,000 added, for three year-olds; one mile and a quarter. Independence Handicap to be run Friday, July 4. ,000 added, for three year-olds and upward: one mile and three-sixteenths. LshBC Day Handicap, to lie run Monday, September 1. ,000 added, for three year-olds and upward; one mile and a quarter. In addition to the above stakes the following races will be run during the meeting: Inaugural Handicap, three-year-olds and upward, to lie run July 3. Juvenile, for two-year-olds, to be run Saturday. July 5. Chicago Beach Handicap, for three-year old and ivit. To be run Saturday, July 19. IM S:ille Hotel Handicap, for three -year -olds and over. To lx run Saturday. July 28. Congre-s Hotel Handicap, for two year-olds. To be run Saturday. August 2. Sherman Hotel Handicap, for three year -olds and over. To be run Saturday. August 9. Great Northern Hotel Handicap, three year olds and over. To be run Saturday. August 16. Lexington Hotel Handicap, for three -year -olds and ■ hit. To be run Saturday, August 23. Kdgetvatcr Be.ich Handicap, for three year-olds and over. To l.-i run Saturday. August 30. The eruditions, closing time and distances of these events will be announced in due time.

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