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Two Roosevelt Invitational Races at Mile and Quarter WESTBTJRY, N. Y.— The two invitational stakes at Roosevelt Raceway, the National Pacing Derby and the American Trotting Championship, will be raced over the mile and one-quarter distance for the first time since their inception in 1946. Both events had previously been one mile contests. Carrying a value of 5,000 each, the National Pacing Derby and the American Trotting Championship will ~be raced on July 3 and July 24, respectively. The fields this year in both stakes will be the fastest ever assembled. In the Pacing Derby probable starters include Sampson Hanover, world record-holder on a half-mile track with 1:59% timing; Prince Jay, defending champion; Good Time, 1950 winner; Fer-man Hanover,, world champion four-year-old gelding in 1951, also Tar Heel and Solicitor, the 25,000 entry of the Hanover Shoe Farm; The American Trotting Championship has an equally impressive list of candidates seeking invitations. Among them are Stars Pride, world ♦champion over a half-mile track with a 2:00% mile timing; Pronto Don, world two-mile record holder; Main-liner, last years Hambletonian winner and Ford Hanover, the Lexington Futurity champ in 1951.