Fort Erie Opening Today: Splendid Card Provided For Inauguration Of Niagara Racing Associations Meeting.; Thirteen of Best Horses in Training Named to Contest Fourth of July Stakes--Track in Superb Condition., Daily Racing Form, 1913-07-04


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EORT ERIE OPENING TODAY TODAYSPLENDID SPLENDID CARD PROVIDED FOR INAUGURA INAUGURATION TION OF NIAGARA RACING AS SO CIA CIATIONS TIONS MEETING Thirteen of Best Horses in Training Named to Contest Fourth of July Stakes Track in Superb Condition Buffalo X Y July It Secretary Maginn lias provided a splendid program for the opening of the Niagara Racing Associations meeting at Fort Eric lomorrow There are scroll races carded with the Fourth of July Stakes a dash of one mile ami seventy yards as the feature This is a stake of 1500 added and thirteen of the thirtythree nom ¬ inated have accepted Ilate Glass is top weight at 120 pounds and First Sight is at the bottom with i pounds The two great threeyearolds Horron and Kingly are among those named to go to the pjst and the appearance of this pair will vest the race with particular interest interestThe The whole plant has been repainted since lust season while cement walks and tlowers have taken the place of cinders Several new stables have IKMMI built and the track has been treated to a new top dressing The otiicials are the same as thosi of last season except that T J MacKessey suc ¬ ceeds F Elmorc as paddock judge judgeDuring During the lirst meeting four stakes will be run during the seven days the Fourth of July Handicap the Niagara Stakes the Canadian Derby and the Fort Erie Selling Stakes All of the best thrce yearolds that have been shown on the Canadian circuit are eligible to go to Ihe post in the Derby and it promises to be an interesting race Several tables arc expected from Latouia within the next few days daysJ J B Uespess arrived yesterday with his string He was accompanied by Jockey Loftus LoftusJockey Jockey Lounsberry who was under contract to Frederick Johnson severed his connection with the latter and is here ready to ride as a free lauce lauceStalls Stalls have I een reserved for the stables of the following owners from Kentucky George M Hon drie J W May It J Mackenzie II H Hewitt and E K Bradley The Heudric string will in ¬ clude the threeyearold Great Britain an eligible Jor tho Canadian Derby DerbyH H G Kedwell remained over at Hamilton with his horses Fie sent his agent on to Porter lud to look the situation over and if lie sends a favor ¬ able report back Bedwell will probably send on a division of his stable to race at the meeting of the Mineral Springs Jockey Club

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