May Add 5,000 to the next Texas Derby, Daily Racing Form, 1935-06-27


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, j | ! ! i t I « I I i ] ! | $ , . c [ t t 1 c a c ] t c | 1 t s t s 1 $ MAY ADD 5,000 TO If; 1 THE NEXT TEXAS DERBY | t~i *— a i FORT WORTH, Texas, June 26.— The next fall meeting at Arlington Downs will feature j the Waggoner Memorial Handicap, which is t expected to be a 5,000 added event, an in- crease of ,000 over the purse of the 1934 I I a s renewal. Resident manager Trav Daniel and 3 Guy and Paul Waggoner, owners of the g Downs, have arranged a tentative fall pro- " gram that calls for the distribution of 70,- c 000 in purses. The minimum purse will be 00, with j three ,000 added stakes and several events r of ,500 and ,000. j Daniel expects to have the stakes arranged j within a few days and will release them j during the trip elst that he will make with [ j Paul Waggoner about July 10, at which time q they will visit all of the eastern tracks and £ contact the leading horsemen. f There has been discussion among the Downs officials in regards to a totalizator, but no definite action has been taken. € Charles J. McLennan is expected to return € as racing secretary, as he has assisted with * the arranging of the stakes. It is likely that the Texas Demy, won last l spring by Roman Soldier, will be boosted to I 5,000 in 1936.

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