Detroit to Make Awards To Trainers, Jockeys: Grooms Also Will Be Reimbursed For Leading Horses to Paddock, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-12


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Detroit to Make Awards To Trainers Jockeys JockeysGrooms Grooms Also Will Be Reimbursed For Leading Horses to Paddock PaddockDETROIT DETROIT Mich May 11 Owners of thoroughbreds will not be the only ones to share in the approximately 900000 which the Detroit Racing Association will dis ¬ burse during the 73day meeting beginning at the Detroit Fair Grounds on Saturday May 22 for trainers jockeys and grooms also will have opportunities to enrich them ¬ selves at the expense of the track Of the 58 races at eight a day that are to be presented here this summer more than 100 of them carry monetary awards for train ¬ ers while grooms will receive a fee for every horse led into the paddock and bonuses will go to any riders who handle four or more winners during an afternoon afternoonEvery Every 10000 stake onDetroits program will carry an additional purse of 400 to be divided among trainers of the first three horses to finish if seven or more take part in the race This money will be split as follows 250 for the trainer of the first horse 100 for the second horse and 50 for the third thirdFeatures Features worth 7500 carry trainers awards amounting to 300 those worth 5000 are endowed additionally with 200 and events worth from 2000 to 3000 have awards of 100 each eachAwards Awards in Distance Events EventsIn In addition in all races at distances of a mile and onehalf or greater there will be 100 trainers awards to stimulate the de ¬ velopment of endurance runners runnersGrooms Grooms are to receive 2 for every horse led into the paddock for a race and the handler of the winner will receive an addi ¬ tional 13 upon taking his charge to the saliva test box boxTo To further encourage jockeys in their profession the Detroit Racing Association will pay a bonus of 200 to any reinsman who succeeds in riding as many as four winners in an afternoon and it will offer 100 for each additional winner above four Last year only one rider could have claimed that bonus and he was Shelby Clark who rode five winners out of seven mounts to victory on September 29 29The The special jockeys fees in vogue here last year again will prevail In races where the purse is 1200 or more the fees are 35 for a winner 20 for a second and 15 for a third Races of lesser value are worth 25 for a winning mount and 10 for a loser

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