Suggests A National Futurity., Daily Racing Form, 1913-05-18


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SUGGESTS A NATIONAL FUTURITY Lexington Ky May 17 A welltodo turfmau who is not a Keiituckian but who maintains a thor ¬ oughbred breeding stud in Kentucky and who lias a string of horses in training and is always mindful of the things that will make for the betterment of the turf and create a greater interest in the sport of racing suggested while here this week a National Futurity which would have an estimated value of 25000 and would produce 5000 for charity charityI I would like to see the twoyearold thorough ¬ bred championship decided over the Lexington track during the second week in November of each year said he I would like to see one gala day hero every year after the regular racing season is over and to that end I have arranged the following condi ¬ tions for a National Futurity to be run in tho autumn of 1910 and over which the Kentucky Slate Racing Commission will I hope take supervision in conjunction with the Kentucky Association AssociationThe The National Futurity by subscription of 2 each for mares covered In 1113 a further subscrip ¬ tion of 3 each for the produce of such mares July 1 114 1O on November 1 1114 25 on July 1 115 50 on November 1 1M5 and 200 to start entries to close September 15 1913 and the race to be run on a day in the second week of November 11 to be fixed by tho Kentucky State Racing Commission the distance to be threequarters of a mile the Kentucky Association to add 2500 which amount to be guaranteed by ten men liable for 250 each the stakes to be divided 70 per cent to winner 20 per cent to second 10 per cent to third the fourth horse to save starting fvc and the nominator of the winner to receive 500 the weights to be colts 122 pounds fillies and geldings 119 K unds winners of two races of 2000 or ono of 3000 four pounds extra of two races of 3000 or one of 4HH eight pounds extra maidens al ¬ lowed poundsIt five pounds It is my idea that the Kentucky Association should receive 25 per cent of the gate receipts to cover the added money of 2500 said the pro ¬ poser of the race and that the other 75 per ccntl should be divided among the hospitals of Lexington If tho 25 per cent would not cover the added money then the ton guarantors would pay the deficit I hope that the Kentucky State Racing Commission and the officials of the Kentucky Asso ¬ ciation will take kindly to my plan and promote it

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