Windsor Club To Disburse Fortune.: Management Will Divide 3,700 Among the Horsemen in Seven Days of Racing., Daily Racing Form, 1917-06-23


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WINDSOR CLUB TO DISBURSE FORTUNE. Management Will Divide 3,700 Among the Horsemen in Seven Days of Racing. Information gleaned from the Windsor Jockey Clubs stake book, just issued, wouldnt tend to convince the average person that beginning August 1. thoroughbred racing in the Dcminiou of Canada will be passed until after war. at least. I ader. the existing conditions it would be policy to play the game el.,;,- aad thereby s:ivo all that could bt from threatened chaos. Bat the Windsor Jockey Club has nid only lavished purses up to the standard of the past, but has increased them to an amazing degree. In seven racing days, starting July 14. the day on which the Frontier Handicap, 0,000 added, is decided, the dub will disburse a total of 73,700 in stakes, handicaps and overnight purses. The small est distribution of any of the seven afternoons will amount to .soo. On three of the days 97,888 will be cut up, one on which,300 will embrace the prizes and the first dav. on which the handicap will be rim. the club pledges itself to loosen up to the extent of 814.888. No pane will be less than 8888 and to round these out the club officials have provided five fixtures, ranging in value from the Fioiitcr at 0,000 added to the Double Event, for Canadian breds. 81,888 added. In older the fixtures will be run as follows: Saturday. July 14 Frontier Handicap 0,000 Monday, July Id Double Evnt 1.500 We;! lies, I.,-. July IS D. iV C 2.888 Thursday. .Inly 19 Irovincial Selling Stakes. 2.000 Saturday. July 21 Bdeawatd Stakes 2.000 Five handicaps, each worth to the horsemen com-peling the sum of 81,88V, ire distributed in the iHM.k. The club has aimed to make these affairs attractive to Canadian scene as well ;is the product of alien breeders and there are a number of the overnight purse races as well sa several of the handicaps exclusively for Dominion breds. Records for all el the fixtures in the point of entries have been broken beyond the foadest ex poctatioi.s of the oflicinls. who predict that racing will be checked only temporarily, they hope in tin-wake of the greatest meeting of thoroughbreds ever dreamed of at Windsor.

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