Washingtons Meeting., Daily Racing Form, 1907-04-07


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WASHINGTONS MEETING. Another week of the spring meeting of the Washington Jeckej Club remains to be disposed of and then the always eagerly awaited opening of the New-York campaign follows at Aqueduct. There is~no doubt that the meeting at Washington has been remarkably successful in every respect, except la the racing itself. That has not been bad. It has been as good as could reasonably be expected in view of the average low class of the horses iu daily ii-lion. But it has not keel as g.nul as it should he. That mote good horses do not run at the Washington meetings is due solely to the somewhat narrow poliej of the management in not offering sufficient money to induce their presence. Next week many of the real stars of the track will ha Been in action at Aqueduct. They might as well be running at Washington this week and would tie if -takes belitling the dignity and importance of the national capital had heea provided. With Baltimore in easy priXiinily the Washington Jorkey Club hast approximately a million people to draw upon for patronage and human nature lieing on pretty nearly the same level every where there is no reason to doubt that the institution of two or three really meat stakes would diaw tremendously. A big thing appeals stroagty to the American man and a big thing in the way of a rich stake at Washington is badly needed. Mr. Cii.kniorc is amply qualified to .lev i-e I he ...ndilions and the big stables would almost surely respond to the pleasant luring of an adeqiiale provision of dollars, li is up to the management to attend to the latter detail. In the long run results would not fail to prove profitable as well as pleasing.

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