Northern Circuit Affairs., Daily Racing Form, 1898-03-15


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NORTHERN CIRCUIT AFFAIRS The total number of entries received for the twenty stakes offered by the Northern Racing Circuit which includes the tracks at Highland Park Detroit Windsor Fort Erie and Montreal is 1498 The event receiving the best support is the Brewers Stake with 114 nominations The Cascade Stakes has 107 the Michigan Derby 50 the Banner 91 the Canadian Derby 42 Windsor Hotel 102 the Essex Wessex 87 the Belle Isle 74 the Bel Belo Air 79 Forest and Stream 73 St Lawrence 75 Merchants 58 Consolation 45 Welland Eland 81 Queenstown Quentin 83 Niagara 66 Canadian Sports ¬ man 73and Garland 80 80Mr Mr Farmer states that the recent sale of the Fort Erie track will in no wise affect the lease which he and his company have on the property and that the meeting will come off as scheduled It has been published in a number of papers that John J Carter would be the presiding judge on the circuit but this is not positively known yet The position has been tendered Mr Carter but has not been accepted by him though the chances are that he will do so this week Inducements have been offered Mr Carter to remain in California all the spring and summer and if he comes to the northern circuit he will be under the necessity of declin decline ing King the offer made to him to remain on the Coast Spirit of the Times

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