Document type

Score Card

Park

Cumberland County Fair Trotting Park

Date of Race

9-1933

Park Location

Cumberland, Maine

Event Type

Fair

Race

Cumberland County Fair Races

Gait

Trot and Pace

Identifier

MS_1465_b001_1933b_doc_01335

Level of Description

Item

Extent of the Unit of Description

12 pages

Abstract

Official score card for the September 1933 Cumberland Farmers' Club Fair Races, dedicated that year to "Frank P. Fox, the Grand Old Man of Turf." At the time of his death two years later, on March 10, 1935, Fox was 82-years-old. In his obituary, The New York Times reported Fox was the oldest harness racing driver in the United States. He drove his first race at the age of 14, navigating an "old-time, high-wheel sulky." Fox drove for 65 years and 1933 marked his final year of competition.

Comments

Cumberland Farmers’ Club Official Score Card

Dedicated to Frank P. Fox the Grand Old Man of Turf

IRVING COLLINS, Starter
A. P. Corey, Clerk

2:24 CLASS, TROT AND PACE, PURSE $100.

1 Dawn, b. m. Bryant Driver, Snell
2 Stanwood Guy, br. s. McNamera Driver. McMinmen
3 Estelle Dillion, b. m. Bray Driver, Bray
4 Calumet Character, br. Geo. Smith Driver, Jordan
5 Patsy Gratton, Tarbox Driver, Snell
6 Royal Hanover, b. g. Richardson Driver, Kingsley
7 Delagoa Star, b. g. Swensen Driver, Day
8 Marie Guy Driver, Chellis

2:16 CLASS, TROT AND PACE, PURSE $120

1 Duet, b. g. (scratch) Fox Driver, Jordan
2 Wilma Scott, br. m. (scratch) Robinson Driver, Jordan
3 Northern Tree, b. m. (scratch) Jordan Driver, Snell
4 Donna Volo Peter, b. g. Wheeler Driver, Nelson
5 Gwendolyn Aubrey, b. m. Ludwig Driver, Small
6 Peter Azoff, ch. g. Knight Driver, Knight
7 Blanche Belwin Donnelly (write in)

2:20 CLASS, TROT AND PACE, PURSE $120.

1 Peter Dillion, b. g. Nevers Driver, Nevers
2 Robert T., b. g. McNamera Driver, McMinmen
3 Junior Senator, b. m. Pinkham Driver, Douse
4 Thrustfast, b. m. Douse Driver, Douse
5 Dreamlight, b. m. Fox Driver, Fox
6 Birdie Harvester, b. m. Edwards Driver, Snell

OFFICERS

President
ARTHUR B. LAWSON, Cumberland Center, Me.

Vice-President
A. HARRIS COREY. Cumberland Center, Me.

Secretary
A. P. COREY, Cumberland Center, Me.

Assistant Secretary
ANN R. DUNN, Cumberland Center, Me.

Treasurer
HERBERT M. MARRINOR, Cumberland Center, Me.

Executive Committee
ELMER LEIGHTON, Woodfords, Me.
FRED FLINT, Walnut Hill, Me.
HAROLD HODSDON, Cumberland Center, Me.
HOWARD BLANCHARD, Cumberland Center, Me.
M. B. FIELD, Woodfords Me.

Superintendent of Horses
ELMER J. LEIGHTON, Woodfords, Me.

Keywords

Standardbred horses, American Standardbred racehorses, Maine harness racing, Maine horse racing, Sulky racing, Trotting races, New England harness racing, Agricultural Fair races

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Cumberland County Fair Races, 1933

Cumberland, Maine

Official score card for the September 1933 Cumberland Farmers' Club Fair Races, dedicated that year to "Frank P. Fox, the Grand Old Man of Turf." At the time of his death two years later, on March 10, 1935, Fox was 82-years-old. In his obituary, The New York Times reported Fox was the oldest harness racing driver in the United States. He drove his first race at the age of 14, navigating an "old-time, high-wheel sulky." Fox drove for 65 years and 1933 marked his final year of competition.

 

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