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LINCOLN FIELDS OFFERING ■ ♦ Distribution of 4,900 in Added Money During First Week. ♦ 1 Great Array of High Class Horses Eligible for 5,000 l.i.icoln Fields Handicap, Outstanding Stake Event of the Meeting. The first week of the Lincoln Fields Jockey Clu.. meeting, which opens on July 2, will witness a distribution of 4,900 in added money. Three stakes will be decided in the initial six days — the Crete Handicap, for three-year-olds and upward, ,000 added, three-quarters, on the opening day ; the Joliet Stakes, for three-year-olds, fillies, same value, over the three-quarters distance, on July 4, and *he Lincoln Handicap, 5,000 added, for three-year-olds and upward, one mile and a quarter, July 7. Eighty-five nominations were made for the Crete Handicap at 0 each and the starting fee is 00. Among the easterners who named representations lor this feature are V. R. Coe, the Dorwood Stable, A. L. Aste, Carlton Stable, and Glen Riddle Farm Stable. A large field is in sight here and it should be well matched. The eastern turfmen have always shown an inclination to race at any track that Col. Matt J. Winn supervises and they send their best to contend. It is asking a bit of the two-year-olds of the gentler sex to race three-quarters of a mile on July 4, but they do it in Kentucky and there is no reason why a properly prepared juvenile should not be ready to traverse this distance at the end of the first half of the year. The incentive is there in the way of financial remuneration. The Lincoln Handicap has the best horses of the older division from all sections in it. When nominations closed on April 4 it was found that 144 had been named. The starting fee here is 50. Among the eligibles are Chance Play ; Peter Hastings, a half brother of Bo McMillan, which at one time was a formidable Kentucky Derby candidate ; Roth-ermel ; Dark Eagle, a half brother of Busy American, which broke down in the Kentucky Derby that Morvich won ; Black Maria, one of the best mares that the Fast ever turned out ; JJonnez Moi, a four-year-old gelding out of the good mare Da Montague, of imported f jmc ; Scots Grey, a gray son of Grey Fox II. — Mary Queen of Scots, bred in the Continued on twenty-fourth page. LINCOLN FIELDS OFFERING Continued from first page. purple ; the three-year-olds of all Derby fame this year; Ironsides, R. L. Gerrys Man o War colt that recently won a stake in New York ; Nimba, which sports the silks of Marshall Fields of this city ; Crusader, Samuel D. Riddles champion ; Jock, the star of the E. B. McLean establishment, and others too numerous to mention. As is the case at Latonia, horses entered in claiming races at Lincoln Fields will be claimed for the price on the program. The purse is not added. Fntries for the Independence Handicap, with a value of ,000, will close on Monday, July L and weights and declarations are due ! the following day. This affair is for three-year-olds and upward and the distance is one mile and a sixteenth. The Rancocas Stable, owned by Harry F. Sinclair and under the control of Samuel C. Hildreth, nominated liberally for the Lincoln l"i Ids stakes. Track superintendent Tom young said that HUdredth will have plenty Of representation in the various features. Herbert 1*. Gardner, New York sportsman, named the brown filly by Whisk Broom II. — Voterina, half brother of T. S. Jordan, for the Joliet Stakes. She has been named Mary Gardner. Ben Machree, half sister of Sun Briar, is also eligible for this fixture. He belongs to C. C. Hiatt, Louisville real estate man. Judge C. W. Hay, general manager of Washington Park, who intended to leave for Latonia on Wednesday night to witness the running of the Derby there, postponed his [departure ty.enty-four hours.