Entire Proceeds to Red Cross: Rose Tree Fox Hunting Club to Donate Gate Receipts of Three Days Racing, Daily Racing Form, 1917-08-28


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I I ENTIRE PROCEEDS TO RED CROSS: Boso Tree Fox Hunting: Club to Donate Gate Receipts of Three Days Racing:. Philadelphia, Pa., August 27. The Rose Tree Fox Hunting Club, the oldest of Americas recognized hunts, has decided to hold its regular race meeting over its course at Media, Pa., in October. Samuel I. Riddle, president of the club, and Walter M. Jeffords, the secretary of the Race Committee, have carefully considered the views of the clubs members as well as those of the patrons of racing in the vicinity of Philadelphia and are convinced that the arrangements being made by Frank J. Bryan, secretary of the Hunts Committee, for three days of racing in place of. two, as heretofore, with the proceeds to be donated to the Red Cross work, will meet with general approval as well as bring most enthusiastic support from the devotees of hunt and racing everywhere. The program will show a more liberal array of purses than ever before, with stceplechaslng the feature each day, eleven of the -eighteen races to be over the jumps. A number of prominent persons have already expressed a wish to donate a plate for several of the races in fact, it is almost a certainty that in addition to the. purse there will be a trophy for all the winners,

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