Nominations for Hawthorne Gold Cup Close on May 22, Daily Racing Form, 1954-05-08


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Nominations for Hawthorne Gold Cup Close on May 22 22Nominations Nominations for the 75000 added Hawthorne Gold Cup mile and a quar ¬ ter handicap event that features the Midwest fall racing season will close for nominations on Saturday May 22 Managing director Robert F Carey has announced the Gold Cup will carry the same added value as in 1953 and has set the running date for Saturday October 16 closing day of the Haw ¬ thorne meeting meetingLast Last year the Gold Cup carried a gross purse of 106200 with a field of seven starters and Dixianas Sub Fleet the winner took down a net purse of 67350 Five moneys are given in the Gold Cup with the second horse re ¬ ceiving 20000 the third 10000 the fourth 5000 and the fifth 2500 2500Subscriptions Subscriptions to the Gold Cup are 100 each to accompany nomination fee A payment of 250 by July 1 must be made to remain eligible while it costs 250 to pass the entry box and 750 additional to start startste ste complete stake schedule for the 34daj Hawthorne meeting opening September I will be announced shortly

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