Rosy Outlook for Pimlico Meeting: Racing of Saratoga Standard Promised Patrons of Marylands Oldest and Most Picturesque Course, Daily Racing Form, 1919-10-26


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ROSY OUTLOOK FOR PIMLICO MEETING Racing: of Saratoga Standard Promised Patrons of Marylands Oldest and Most Picturesque Course. BALTIMORE, Md., October 25. Pimlico, Marylands oldest and most picturesque race track, will be the scene November 1 to 13 of a race meeting that promises to surpass even the record-breaking one of last year. There will be eleven days of the sport, in the course of which a matter of 30,-000 will be distributed among the horsemen of the country. The daily average will be a little above 10,000. No overnight purse will have a smaller value in added money than ,000 and many run as high as ,000. The stakes to be decided and the order of their running are: Serial Weiglit-ior-Age Race Number 1, all ages, ,000 added, three-quarters of a mile, November 1; Manly Memorial Steeplechase, four-year-olds and over, 0,000 added, two miles and a half, November 4; Pimlico Autumn Handicap, three-year-olds, ,000 added, one mile and a quarter, November 5; Wnlden, two-year-olds, entire colts and fillies, ,000 added, one mile, November C; Serial Weight-for-Age Race Number 2, all ages, ,000 added, one mile, November 7; Bowie Cup, three-year-olds and over, 0,000 added, one mile and a half, November 8; Elkridge Steeplechase, three-year-olds, ,000 added, two miles, November 10; Serial Weight-fo"r-Age Race Number 3, all ages, ,000 added, one mile and an eighth, November 11, and the Pimlico Cup: three-year-olds and over, ,000 added, two miles and a quarter, November 13. The serial weight-for-age races and the Pimlico Cup, which are new specials, have filled splendidlv. The serial races have attracted 109, 171 and 147 nominations respectively and the Cup 100. The Bowie has drawn 109, the Walden 116, the Elkridge thirty-seven, the Pimlico Autumn Handicap sixty-seven and the Manly Memorial seventy-six. The Pimlico Nursery, a ,500 race, for two-year-olds, four and a half furlongs, that will be run next spring, closed in September with these autumn stakes and attracted 370 nominations. The Maryland Jockey Club will literally bo able to pick its horses for this autumn meeting. Pimlico will not have competition in any part of the country. The season about New York ended yesterday. There will bo no racing in Kentucky after the first of November. Stabling for many times the number of thoroughbreds that can be accommodated within the confines of Pimlico track jindj.the DrlyingPari; psoperty on the otlier-ide of. Belvidere avenue has been sought. The best racers still in training will take part in the Pimlico races. The best there is as regards sportsmanship in the United States will be represented from day to day in the actual sport. Some of the nominators for Pimlieos stakes are Harry Payne Whitney. Captain Ral Parr. J. E. Griffith, Commander J. K. L. Ross, John Lumsden, Richard T. Wilson. Edward F. Whitney, Joseph E. Davis, Mrs. Joseph E. Davis, Mrs. Payne Whitney, Mrs. W. A. Prime, Mrs. F. Ambrose Clark, F. Ambrose Clark, Joseph E. Widener, Mr. and Mrs. Walter M. Jeffords, George D. Widener, E. T. Zollicoffer, W. T. Wilkinson, Lawrence Waterbury, Edward Beale McLean, John Sanford, Samuel Ross, J. II. Rosseter, Morton L. Schwartz, Charles Schwartz. James W. McClelland. Howard Marshall, Alfred Hennen Morris, Robert J. Walden, Thomas Monahan, W. R. Coe, II. K. Knapp, Samuel C. Hildreth, William Martin, Willis Sharpe Kilmer, E. O. Griffith, Jefferson Livingston, Gifford A. Cochran, J. B. Elwell, George M. Odom, William P. Burch, Richard E. Walking, Robert L. Gerry, J. W. Parrish and Wilfrid Viau.

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