Delawares Distribution Will Total ,300,000: Upwards of 60,000 Earmarked For Stakes and Feature Events, Daily Racing Form, 1957-05-08


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Delawares Distribution Will Total ,300,000 Upwards of 60,000 Earmarked For Stakes and Feature Events STANTON Del . May 7— A total of approximately ,300,000 in over-all stakes and punas will be distributed among owners horses will participate in Delaware Park s 1957 race meeting, which opens May 29 Of that amount, it is estimated that upward of 60,000 will be distributed for the major features, highlighted of course by the quarter-million dollar Detail Big Three series — the Oaks, New Castle and 50 000 .estimated gross1 Delaware Handicap, richest race in the world for fillies and mares with at least 10,000 in added money. It io impossible at this time to arrive at an exact figure concerning the total for the added money specials since the Dela-Handicap is one race in America in which the added money is not known until after the race is run It is never less than 10 000. but it can rise to a varying amount according to the order of finish, up to i maximum of 30,000. Creating Uapanae is the unique 0,000 retro-aetne nommatot -breeder clause which is part ol tlie race i added money. Autbmau-calh thia bonus clause mc leases the added mop on whether a filly or mare among the first four finishers In the Dela-wan ccl in either or both of the he Distaff Big Three, nation ot the retroac-bonuf clause in the 195ti Del. Hand! ld la al ,000, making LI The race i it total. Brook- meade 81 Bo*a i the winner netted 09,875 Both figures represent new high. ills 01 mare tace any- wheie in the ■ There are 15 added money specials during the 32-day meeting including 11 on the flat two ol them on grass and tout steeplechase features. Despite the fact that there will be more competition than from New Jersey racing in conflu-iiou with Delaware Parks traditional date, the Stanton track is maintaining the high monetary level ol these fixtu

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