Sixteen Greatest Turf Prizes: Only That Number Of Races Of 0,000 Or More To The Winners In A Year In Which Nearly ,000,000 Was Given In Stakes And Purses, Daily Racing Form, 1921-03-04


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SIXTEEN GREATEST TURF PRIZES ONLY THAT NUMBER OF RACES OF 10000 OR MORE MORETO TO THE WINNERS IN A YEAR IN WHICH WHICHNEARLY NEARLY 8000000 WAS GIVEN IN INSTAKES STAKES AND PURSES C It will come as a surprise to many interested in racing that in the vast aggregate of money dis ¬ tributed among winners in 1020 only the comparatively insignificant total of 3uS915 was devoted to stake races that gave a net of 10 00 or more to the winners Also that there were only sixteen at these major prizes of the turf Moreover the chief of these was the SO000 in money and plate which was glvon for the special rare Ixtwccn Man o War and Sir Itartou This left 4 551 as the total won in the fifteen wellestablished stake races Of the lifteen live are decided annually at Latonia four at Churchill Downs two at Pelmont Park two at Havana and one each at Saratoga and Pimlico It Is something of a reflection on the other moneymaking racing organizations of this country that they do not furnish their patrons at least one of such delightful attractions especially since it is absolutely certain that the racing public pays ami is glad to pay the expense back at the gate Nominally the Kentucky Jockey Club will pay the r 0OpO added to this years Kentucky Derby but witli a conlidence born of experience that the great crowd which will view the decision of the race will gleefully hand it back with a generous profit Similarly in years to come the Westchesier Haein Haeinits its advancement of the Pelmont Stakes to a 0000 race one of the most profitable rn i imuii it lias ever undertaken The sixteen races of l l0 which returned a net value of 910000 or more to the winners were the following Stake Track TrackKeuilworth Horse HorseMan Jockey Keuilworth Park Sold Cup Konllworth Park Man o War C Kunimer Futurity Bclmont Park September 11 11Hopeful Step Lightly F Keogh Hopeful Saratoga iigust 31 Leonardo II A Schuttinger SchuttingerT Kentucky Derby Churchill Downs May S Paul Jones T Rice Kentucky JKkey Club Churchill Downs November f fPreakness Trystcr K Coltiletti Preakness Pimlico May IS Man o War C Kunimer Latonia Championship Latonia Octolnr 3 Cleopatra V VDr C Fairbrother FairbrotherF Independence Latonia July Dr Clark F Coltiletti Latonia Derby Latonia lime V Upset J Rodriguez Uliceii city Latonia October Behave Yourself YourselfMan L Lyke Lawrence Realization Belmont 1ark September 4 Man o War C Kunimer Kentucky Churchill Downs May King Gorin L Lyke Daniel Boone Latonia Inly 10 Minto II F Wilson Grand National Oriental Park March 14 Blue Wrack A lickens irkgaI V H miraiill lKtwli I rK IfuTaii Derby Oriental Park March US

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