Grand Prix De Paris Conditions Changed: Set May 30 as New Date for Closing of Entries for Race, Daily Racing Form, 1950-05-02


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Grand Prix de Paris Conditions Changed , Set May 30 as New Date for ■ Closing of Entries for Race NEW YORK, N. Y., May 1.— Changes just made in the conditions of the 1950 running of the Grand Prix de Paris on Sunday, June 25 reopen the French classic for entries and raise the value to approximately 00,000, of which 6,000 will go to the winner. Previously, the Grand Prix has been "run as a futurity, and the entries for the coming renewal at Longchamps closed in 1948, but, thanks to the aid of the French National Lottery which is basing a sweepstakes on the race, the value of the stakes has been vastly increased. The Societe dEncouragement decided at a meeting to cancel the original entries, and the new date of closing is May 30. Open to the world, American entries for the Grand Prix will be accepted at the offices of The Jockey Club, 250 Park Ave., New York City. The conditions of the race are: for three-year-old entire colts and fillies of every description and country. Weight, 128 pounds. Fillies allowed three pounds. Distance, about 3,000 meters One mile and seven furlongs. Entrance: 200,000 francs 00. Forfeits: 20,000 francs if declared by 2 p. m. June 23: 10,000 if declared by 2 p. m. June 22, 5,000 if declared by 2 p. m. June 15. Declarations of starters to be made by 11:30 a. m. June 24. All declarations must be made to the secretary, Societe dEncouragement, 88 Rue du Cirque, Paris.

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