Would Enrich America: August Belmont Heads Movement To Buy English And French Yearlings.; Twenty-five Wealthy Eastern Patrons of Turf Enter Into Agreement to Import and Race Well-Bred Thoroughbreds to Overcome Depletion., Daily Racing Form, 1913-05-09


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WOULD ENBICiH AMERICA AUGUST BELMONT HEADS MOVEMENT TO BUY ENGLISH AND FRENCH YEARLINGS Twentyfive Wealthy Eastern Patrons of Turf Enter EnterInto Into Agreement to Import and Race WellBred WellBredThoroughbreds Thoroughbreds to Overcome Depletion New York May S Headed by August Belmont twentylive men who hope to replenish the thor ¬ oughbreds which have been depleted in this country through the cessation of racing in New York and other states have agreed to subscribe 2500 each for the purpose of purchasing yearlings iu England and France to be imported to America racetl hero at wo three and four years old then as steeple ¬ chasers and finally to be presented to the United States government by any 010 who may choose to claim them for 2000 each Mr Belmont said this morning that ho lias good reason to think that at least tifty men will subscribe The plan will bo launched and a list of subscribers made public within a short time The full text of the agree meiit follows followsTHE THE REPLENISHMENT SUBSCRIPTION Article of Agreement for promoting the Interests of racing and the thoroughbred horse in tho United States winch latter interest has been so sorely depleted iti recent years by exporta tions and the dispersals of the great breeding establishmentsWltnesseth establishments Wltnesseth That we the undersigned do here ¬ by contribute 2500 eacli to a subscription fund for be purchase of yearlings in the foreign market under the following conditions conditionsThe The yearlings to be purchased in the English or French sales rings for an average price of 1000 each such yearlings to be imported into America at the joint risk of the subscribers After arrival in America the said yearlings to be awarded to subscribers by lot at a day and date to be made later The remainder of the subscription 1500 less the necessary expenses incurred for keep and expenses in England to be added to stakes and purses such races to be arranged anKprogramined to the best advantage of and for siibscrlbers for twoyearold races for colts twoyearold races for fillies elimination races for both classes three yearold races under conditions most favorable to the general equality of subscribers foil ry earold races steeplechases and a race or races for entire horses over a cup distance or the full steeplechase course with selling conditions flint any of the starters may be claimed for 2000 and donated to the United States government for breeding purposes Such races to be given by the different racing asso ¬ ciations and it is safe to assume that the associa ¬ tion and owners fund will add a sufficient amount to make the races most attractive attractiveThe The payments of the above subscriptions would be 1000 payable Tune 1 the remainder at the call of a committee to be appointed later approximately 500 in 1U4 500 in 1 15 and 8500 in 110 froti which sums and the amount added by the racing association and owners fund the purses will be given givenA A committee of experts on breeding and indi ¬ viduality will attend the July sales at Newmarket England when a part at least of the yearlings will be purchased purchasedAlready Already about 25 of the most prominent sportsmen in he country have taken subscriptions to this replenishment subscription and before the agents are ready to sail fully fifty will have joined Following joinedFollowing are the entries for the Juvenile Stakes to bo run at Belmont Park Defendum Hapenny Fllttergold Fantasy Violet Ray Trade Mark Gold ¬ en Chimes Water Lad Water Lily Scrapper Hu ¬ miliation Spearhead Graceful by Yankee Lady Schorr and owned by Alex Smith Cochran Puncli Bowl Disparity Brentwood Garl Cordon Gainer Sk William Johnson Holland Brnmley Allierta True Un ¬ cle Jimmie Mr Sniggs Heartbeat Kay o Light Free Trade Walters The Nurse Decoy King McDowell Under Cover Cutaway Worstdale Dakota Reces ¬ sion Notoriety Mater High Priest Andrew Uncle Ainu Tranid Wooden Shoes Uoyal Hose colt Har ¬ psichord colt Trumps Northerner Fireside alaxy Hen Quince Curtain El Biod Stake and Cap Sorrel I Francis Pan Amoriea Runaway Sir Caledore Mor decai Executor Martor Toe Bartlett Iranian Enver Hey Black Venus colt Tanya coltj Poniette Bleu Unfurl Passan colt coltThe The entries to the Ladies Handicap also to be run at Belmont Park Include Princess Cog Eu ¬ terpe Toggery Hingling Flying Valry Sly Hoots Azyiade Hally Cliff Triller Sprite Always First Mission Sand Vale Ella Bryson Flamma Hedge La Cliff Isaliel Nelly Agnes Cadeau Tree Sylvan Hester Prynne Tarts Oenesta Hound the World

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