Laurels Rich Stakes And Purses: Program Book Reveals that Close to 00,000 Will Be Distributed During Meeting., Daily Racing Form, 1918-09-26


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LAURELS RICH STAKES AND PURSES Program Book Reveals that Close to 300000 Will Be Distributed During Meeting Laurel Mil September 25 The program book for tlio first nine days of the Maryland State Fairs autumn meeting at Laurel Park which will run through the month of October that has just lx en issued by Colonel Matt 1 AVinn reveals a liberality comparing favorably with the heydey of the Coney Island Jockey Club The twentytwo stakes which closed recently and attracted upward of 1000 nominations from the most representative American racing stables will aggregate 44000 all added money One hundred and sixtyseven overnight races which will l e decided in the course of the twentyseven days of racing will have an aggregate value of about 185000 and the entrance and starting fees in the stakes will swell this grand total of added money to about 275000 275000No No purse at Laurel Park will have a smaller value in added money than 1000 Twentyfive or thirty of the overnight races will pay 1200 each in added money That this program will attract to Laurel Park for October racing the greatest horses in the land there can be no doubt Among the threeyear olds and threeyearolds and over named for the important races are Hoanier AVesty Hogan Mid ¬ way Omar Khayyam Ticket Stromboli Hondage Eyelid Johren Sunny Slope Lucullite Extermina ¬ tor The Porter Sun Hriar Corn Tassel Highland Lad Motor Cop Hand Grenade AVar Machine AAal nut Hall Fairy AVand Hegal Lodge Crimper Hol ¬ lister Starmaster Cudgel etc The great two yearoliis named for the juvenile specials are Hilly Kelly Eternal Ilish Time Tcrentia Sweep On Dunboyne Lion dOr Kentledge Star Hamilton Lord Hrighton He Frank Purchase Pen Hose Sea Pirate Sir ISarton Pigeon AAing Aindex Hannibal Thunder ¬ storm Yurucari Ute Stickling Hright Lights Peter Passing Shower etc And all of these run ¬ ners will come to Laurel Park seasoned by summer and early autumn campaigning The jumpers that will take part in the steeplechasing that have won renown elsewhere include Kingstown Pier The Hrook Hrooks St Charlcote AVeldship Jiet Pebeto Shannon Hiver Kobert Oliver etc etcColonel Colonel AVinn is already at Laurel Park pre ¬ paring for the October meeting Laurel Park was used by the engineer corps of the army as a training place through last winter and spring 10000 soldiers having trained there Hut the soldiers left on July 1 and the stables are all reatlyTiwwit6rfefreception of the thoroughbreds

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