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TRA Begins Issuing Monthly Calendar on Stakes Closings NEW YORK, N. Y., June 4.— Spencer J. Drayton, executive secretary, of the Thoroughbred Racing Association, Inc., has announced that the TRA has begun issuing a monthly calendar of stakes closings as reported by its 39 member tracks. The first issue, for the month of June,, has already been released. The calendar lists all the closing dates for this month for stakes to be run later in the season at member courses. The list is divided into sections giving stakes for two-year-olds, three-year-olds, and three-year-olds and up. Also given are the names of the track at which the races are to be run, the sex requirements, distance, added value and date of running. The calendar is to be posted in the offices of racing secretaries throughout the country, with additional copies available to horsemen for their closer study.