Eastern Dates Allotted: Bowie Leads off, as Usual, Followed by Havre De Grace and Pimlico., Daily Racing Form, 1917-03-10


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EASTERN DATES ALLOTTED BOWIE LEADS OEF, AS USUAL, FOLLOWED BY HAVRE DE GRACE AND PIMLICO. New York Raring Opens at Jamaica, with Belmont Park Coming Next— Fall Dates for the Latter Great Track Announced. Stew York. Match 9. — As predicted, there is little change in the racing schedule f date* from these "f List year on tli* New York circuit. Back association baa practically the same nuinlier of days and holidays aa in 1910. with the probable exception of Saratoga, which will run during the entire month of Ungual this year, he ginning August 1 and d wing an August 30. There will again be conflicts with Piping Rock on DeearathM Day and .lime 2. While the suhji -t of increasing tlio autumn iatea lias been discussed, nil concerned seem to be ran tented to await developments, it being ,i question that can be settled later in the racing aeuaau. Including tie hunt meetings, there will lie :it leant 149 day* raring on the New York and Maryland tracks before the fall racing season cam-II- in is. One hundred and three of these will be held on the Lang Inland trucks and at Saratoga. The three big holidays, ns usual, go to Belmont Park and Aqueduct, the former getting Decoration and Labor day*, and Aqueduct the Fourth of .inly. Belmont Park baa been allotted the fall dates owing to c many rich stakes to he decided during Bep-teml r, including the Futurity. No Extension of Dates Probable. None of tin- other associations have future events and. should there lie an extension of days. twhednlai he programs will no douht be confined to purses .ad overnight handicap*. An extension is not prob- i.l". Everything has been done to avoid conflicting with Maryland, although in years past when racing began here on April 15. there wan ; lways opposition : t Piinlico. The dates allotted arc: How it — Monday. April 2 to Saturday, April 14; twelve days: two Saturdays. Havre de Grace- Monday. April 10 to Monday. April 30: thirto n days: two Saturdays. Iimlico — Tuesday. May 1. to Thursday, May 17; fifteen days; two Saturdays. Jamaica — Friday. May 1, to Monday May US; nine days: two Saturdays. I.cl it Park — Tuesday. May 29. to Saturday, .lune 10: seventeen days; three Saturdays. Jamaica— Monday. June IS, to Saturday, June 23; six days: one Saturday. A.pu duct Monday. June 25. to Thursday, July 12: sit teen days; two Saturdays. Empire City Friday. July 13. to Tuesday, July 31; sixteen days: three Saturdays. Saratoga — Wednesday, August 1. to Thursday, Au-gust 30; sweaty six days; four Saturdays. Belmont Park — Saturday. September 1, to Saturday. September 15: thirteen days; three Saturdays. Total days, 113: Saturdays, twenty-four. At a meeting of the Jockey Club this afternoon, the officials proposed to conduct the local meetings were approved. Many jockeys were grunted licenses and tie- valines meetings were officially sanctioned. The applications of Frank Kearns for a trainers license and .if l.eo Gauge! and P. F. Watts for Jockeys licenses were laid ou the table. Jockey Club stewards for the various meetings Were appointed as follow-: Halted Hunts. Thomas Hitchcock; Piping Pock. C. K. ;. Hillings: Jamaica. Y. S. Vosburgh; P.elmont Park. II. K. Knanp; Aqueduct, s. I.. Parsons: Empire city. Andrew Miller: Bowie, R, c. Smith; Havre de Grace, W. S. Vosburgh; Iimlico. Frank J. Bryan.

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