Saratogas Officials and Stakes, Daily Racing Form, 1908-01-23


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I and t p t e i 11 e c 0 " al .l SARATOGAS OFFICIALS AND STAKES. New York. January 22. — At the annual meeting of the board of directors of the Saratoga Racing Association held in this city yesterday, the follow ins officers were elected: President, Francis R. Hitchcock: vice-president. Harry Payne Whitney; secretary and treasurer, Andrew Miller. Executive L" Committee — Francis R. Hitchcock, Andrew Miller. K. I. Wilson. Jr.. H. P. Whitney, T. Hitchcock, Jr.. and H. B Duryea. Although ten days of the Saratoga meeting are overlapped by the dates of the Empire City Racing ~ Associations meetijig at Youkers, practically the " entire schedule of stakes offered last summer will 11 lie renewed. At the meeting yesterday the schedule " for the meeting was made up and the offering of stakes and purses representing a total estimated _ sum of nearly $: 0i».o00 decided upon. The chief change was made in the Great Republic Stakes. • which was for two years a $."iii.i»tK race. Last ;l season it was reduced to a o.00o race. A further change was decided upon yesterday and. while its general conditions and distance remain the same, the Croat Republic for 1!I08 will be a sweepstakes witli HMM added money, still leaving it the chief event of the meeting for matured horses,

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