Belmont Stakes Closing: Ten Westchester Racing Association Fall Stakes Open for Entries until July 20, Daily Racing Form, 1922-07-11


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BELMONT STAKES CLOSING Ten Wcstche:ter Racing Association Fall Stakes Open for Entries Until July 20. The announcement is made that ten fall stake features of the Westchester Racing Association will close July 20. The events will be decided during the autumn meeting in September on the return I of the horses to New York from their months racing at Saratoga. Eight of the ten arc on the flat and they will serve a3 appetizers for the greater turf feast supplied by the running of the Futurity, the greatest of the two-year-old stakes; the Realization, a supreme teat of three-year-old supremacy, at a mile and five-eighths; the Jockey Club Wcight-for-Age race and the Autumn Gold Cup. The Brock Handicap steeplechase, long a great attraction for lovers of cross-country sport, is one of the two jumping stakes. Four of the eight stakes to close Thursday, July 20, are for two-year-olds and this gives the man whose yearlings were backward and whose form has been developed by actual racing his chance to realize on his investment. Many a backward yearling becomes a star two-year-old in the following autumn. The Champagne, with ,500 added, is a fine lest at seven-eighths. The colt or filly capable of winning this has a future. The race is a heritage from the American Jockey Club and old Jerome Park. So is the Nursery Handicap, with ,500 added, over the three-quarters route. Named in honor of the Belmont breeding establishment it has been a fixture at Jerome Park and Morris Park, and after their passing it was transferred to Belmont Park. The Min-eola, selling, with ,000 added, and the Tomboy Handicap, with ,500 added, are newer features, but have their own traditions and interest already. The latter is, as its name indicates, for fillies only. All of thes events arc to be run on the main traek, where the horses will be in full view from start to finish. The Nassau Selling Staftes, of ,000 added, is for three-year-olds and over, at a mile. The Jerome Handicap, another prized rciic from the American Jockey Club days, is for 1 three-year-olds, and carries ,500 in added money. It i3 run over the mile route and should receive a bumper entry. Two of the most popular events for whicii secretary Earlockcr asks nominations arc the Manhattan Handicap, of ,500 added, at I one mile, and the Fall Highweight Handicap, of 53,000 added, at three-quarters, for all ages. The steeplechases are the Broadhollow Handicap, of ?2,000 added, for three-year-olda and over, at about two miles, and the Corinthian Handicap, of ,500 added, for four-year-olds and over, at two and a half miles.

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