Kinlochs Stakes, Daily Racing Form, 1903-01-24


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KINtOCHS STAKES. The Kinloch Jockey Club has announced its stakes for the spring meeting, which opens April 15 and runs for fifteen days. The stakes, which will close March 1, are as follows: The Mound City Derby, for three-year-olds, one mile and an eighth, ,000 added. The Kinloch Inaugural, for three-year-olds and upward, one mile, ,500 added. The Tranouilla, for three-year-olds and upward, six furlongs, ,000 added. The Woodlands, for two-year-olds, four and one-. half furlongs, ,000 added. The Goodwood Selling Stakes, for three-year-olds and upward, one mile and a sixteenth, ,000 added. There will be no purse of less than 00, and on days on which no stakes are run there will be at least three 00 purses. The entire program will be made up in advance and. sent out with the stake list, so that horsemen will know that there will be no races made for anyone. The management believes in purses of almost uniform value, believing that the best results are obtainable- -from. -them. Stables like Bennetts, Schorrs etc., have in their string, say of thirty horses, twenty selling platers. They run these ! three times to a stake horse once, and will ship where these horses can run for the most money. Having once shipped to a place, they will run their high-class horees whon the program fits them. .Three of the stakes are named after the stock farms of Barney Schreiber, James Ghio and Joseph D. Lucas, all of which are located in the county, at no great distance from the track. Every effort will be made to throw as much sentiment around the races as possible, and with that end in view it was determined to select club colors. Through the courtesy of William P. Hand, permission has been given to use the racing colors of his father, Charles P. Hand. The blue and white polka dots made famous by the performances of John Davis and April Fool will float over the pretty Florissant Valley course. Mr. Joseph A. Mnrphy has in view the arranging tf an inter-city gentlemen riders race. Nashville, Memphis and Louisville have several expert gentlemen riders, and an effort will be made to bring them to St. Louis to ride against two selected local riders. Two army officers from the barracks may be added. It might be that races could be arranged at Louisville, Memphis, Nashville and St. Louis, -with representatives from each city taking part in them. Mr. Mnrphy intends to take the matter up with C. F. Price, M. N. Macfarlan and J. W. Russ-wurm. the secretaries at the two other cities. A race for gentlemen riders open to St. Louis entries alone will also be a feature. Steeplechasingwill be revived. The course will probably be changed to include the hill at the north end of the grounds. Thero will be at least two jumping races a week. The races will be started without a recall flag. Personally Mr. Murphy is not in favor of the system, but believes in giving the public and horsemen -what they want, and both soem wedded to it. An architect will go to Kinloch the coming week and draw plans for whatever improvements are needed. Tho contracts will be let early in Fob-rnary. Mr. Mnrphy has also drawn up the stakes for the Detroit meeting, which opens June 8, and has submitted them to President D. J. Campau for approval. They will include, among others, the International Derby, with ,000 added St. Louis Republic. .

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