Pay-off On Meadow Money New High At State Tracks: Return of 52.40 for Biggest Mutuel in More Than Three Years, Daily Racing Form, 1941-06-07


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PAYOFF ON MEADOW MONEY NEW HIGH AT STATE TRACKS TRACKSReturn Return of 65240 for 2 Biggest Mutuel in More Than Three Years YearsCRETE CRETE 111 June 6 Several records were established when the parimutuel re ¬ turn on Meadow Money winner of the closing race at Lincoln Fields Thursday amounted to 65240 for 2 2The The payoff a new high for the State of Illinois was the largest at any North Amer ¬ ican course in more than three years On February 4 1938 Playmay returned 335 to 1 at Santa Anita 1 that return stands as the highest since 1934 when Trycook won at odds of 404 to 1 at the Hagerstown track While large indeed were the dividends on Meadow Money they were far below the American record of 941 to 1 returned by Wishing Ring at Latonia on June 17 1912 1912The The previous record mutuel payoff at an Illinois track was 249 to 1 returned by Prin temps at Washington Park on June 12 1935 Up to that time the 159 to 1 odds paid by Miss Caroline at Lincoln Fields on Septem ¬ ber 16 1931 stood as the high mark for the state stateIn In all only seven horses have since the advent of parimutuels in North America paid larger amounts than Meadow Money Besides Wishing Ring Playmay and Try cook they were Muzetta W 414 to 1 at Lexington in 1910 Fincastel 350 to 1 at Ha 7vana in 1923 Miss Fountain 341 to 1 at Havana in 1930 and Augeas 419 to 1 at Agua Caliente in 1933 1933Meadow Meadow Money is owned by J D Rogers of Kentucky and in her surprising victory was ridden by Freddie Farrell an appren ¬ tice who hails from Saratoga Springs N Y A total of 45 was handled in straight bets on the threeyearold Burgoo Miss filly who paid 18960 to place and 5180 to show

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