Additional Opening Day Feature, Daily Racing Form, 1918-06-16

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I i i ADDITIONAL OPENING DAY FEATURE New York. June l." . — W. C. Edwards, racing secretary of the Metropolitan Jockey Club, has put on a handicap, to Is- known as the Bunker Hill, for the "iwning program at Jamaica Monday. The race will "• at three quarters of a mile, with ,o added anil was provided as an additional feature to the Kx-ci-Nior Handicap aad the Oreenfield Stakes, two of the assix-iations annual fixtures. "I wanted another good race on the card." said Secretary Edwards, "and Monday lx-ing the anniversary of the battle of Bunker Hill. I thought it an appropriate name. If possible, the race will tx- made an annual fealuro as long as we have an allotment of dales that include June 17." Stable rixmi is exhausted at Jamaica and scores of horses have had to lx- taken to quarters outside of the track enclosure. Quite a number of horses have Ix-en resting there during the progress of the Ilolmont 1aik ineeling. consequently the fields, es peciallv in Hie overnight races, are expected to be filled to the limit.

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