List Five Narragansett Stakes During 24-Day Summer Meet: July 9 Will Mark Renewal Of 0,000 Providence for Sophomores at 9 Furlongs, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-09


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List Five Narragansett Stakes During 24Day Summer Meet July 9 Will Mark Renewal Of 50000 Providence for Sophomores at 9 Furlongs FurlongsNARRAGANSETT NARRAGANSETT PARK Pawtucket R I May 8 Narragansett Park celebrates its silver anniversary whenv the gates of the big Rhode Island plant swing open for its twentyfifth season on Monday June 30 for a 24day meeting which runs through until July 26th 26thFive Five important stakes have been sched ¬ uled for the meeting four of them to a value of 100000 will be contested in the brief spell of eight days In addition the schedule will be liberally sprinkled with rich overnight handicaps thus giving promise to a session of the first class sport to which Narragansett patrons have become accustomed accustomedThe The first stakes of the meeting is listed for Friday July 4th and is aptly named the Independence Day Stakes It will be for threeyearolds to race over one mile and 70 yards for 10000 added money and is especially scheduled as a final tuneup for the rich and important Providence Stakes which follows five days later The headliner on Saturday July 5th will be the long established King Philip Stakes writ ¬ ten for threeyearolds and upward to compete over 1 116 miles for 15000 added Steve Brooks rode Go Lightly to victory in the King Philip renewal of 1597 1597Highlight Highlight of Meeting MeetingHighlight Highlight of the meeting will be pre ¬ sented on Wednesday July 9th when the rich and important Providence Stakes will be decided This is an event for three yearolds on allowance terms who will compete over ll8 miles Last years event carried added money of 25000 for this 1958 renewal the reward has been boosted upward to 50000 Great care has been exercised by racing secretary Ty Shea in selecting this date which is open and free from competition with other tracks that might have a similar attraction thus it is anticipated the veteran oficial will be able to assemble a field of the crack sopho ¬ mores of the year The traditional Governors Handicap is listed for Saturday July 12th As custo ¬ mary it is open to threeyearolds and up wards the distance will be i 18 miles with the inducement 25000 in added cash Steve Brooks completed an important double last year by riding Go Lightly to victory in this event As a sidelight it might be observed that in 1934 the year of Narragansetts inaugural another young fellow succeeded in winning this double the King Philip and the Governors His name was Edward Arcaro and the horse he rode one of the many great three yearolds developed by Calumet Farm was Hadagal HadagalThe The final stake is scheduled for closing day July 26 It is the popular Narragan ¬ sett Nursery Stakes wherein twoyear olds will test their speed over 5 12 fur ¬ longs added money 15000 15000Shea Shea has listed the first of his special overnight handicaps for July 19 It will be decided over the sprint distancee for three yearolds and upward 6 furlongs for a purse of 10000 10000Stake Stake nominations will close on Monday midnight June 23 and entry blanks will be mailed to all horsemen within the next few days Complete list of stakes follows followsJuly July 4 Independence Day Stakes 10 000 added threeyearolds 1 mile and 70 yards yardsJuly July 5 King Philip Handicap 15000 added threeyearolds and upward 1 116 miles milesJuly July 9 Providence Stakes 50000 added threeyearolds 1 18 miles milesJuly July 12 Governors Handicap 25000 added threeyearolds and upward 1 18 miles milesJuly July 26 Narragansett Nursery Stakes 15000 added twoyearolds 5 12 fur ¬ longs

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