Plan Special Jockey Fees in Races of ,000 or More, Daily Racing Form, 1945-06-07


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Plan Special Jockey Fees In Races of ,000 or More 1 DETROIT, Mich., June 6.— Always j in the forefront insofar as innova- A tions in racing are concerned, the Detroit Racing Association, which : has applied for dates for an 85 -day " meeting opening June 16, this sea- c son will offer special jockeys fees in races where the purse is ,000 or ] more. In races with such a value, the winning riders fee will be 10 per " cent of the winners portion of the ] purse. In addition, there will be liberal j I trainer, groom and jockey awards ; and prizes. Total purse distribution will be no less than ,754,500, which makes for an average of 0,630 per ■ ! day. I

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