Document type

Score Card

Park

Topsham Fair Trotting Park

Date of Race

10-9-1934

Park Location

Topsham, Maine

Race

Topsham Fair

Identifier

MS_1465_b002_1934b_doc_00246

Level of Description

Item

Extent of the Unit of Description

4 pages

Abstract

The Official Score Card for the first day of the 1934 Topsham Fair harness races. The card includes the names of the race officials and executive committee as well as the line ups for each harness race, two mule races, and the Rules Governing Mule Races. Kendall recorded changes in race day line ups and finishes.

The program includes a memorial listing that read: In memoriam. Isaiah R. Morrell. Born, July 2, 1869, Windham, Me. Died, March 17, 1934, Brunswick, Me. According to the 1920 U. S. Federal Census, Morrell was a horse dealer.

Comments

1934 Official Score Card
First Day Topsham Fair

Harry McKenney, Starter of Races
Dr. J. A. Stevens, Presiding Judge
L. P. McCracken, Superintendent of Races

Tuesday, October 9, 1934
SUN SETS 5.08 p. m.

2.20 Trot & Pace Purse $200

1 Viking, b.g., p. F. C. Colburn, Farmington Geo. W. Booth, Anson Brown and Green F. C. Colburn

2 Signal Rule, b.m., p. F. W. Lord, West Ossipee, N. H. Black and White J. Haddock

3 Frank Abbe, b.g., p. John R. Dyer, Bangor Blue and White J. R. Dyer

4 Czar Frisco, b.g., t. F. W. Woodman, Haverhill, Mass. Green and Gold W. Carney

5 Worthy Hanover, b.g., p. Sullivan & Mawhinney, Machias Green and Yellow P. Chappelle

6 Ariel Nelson, b.m., p. Jesse Brown, Keene, N. H. Brown J. Brown

2.19 Trot Purse $200

1 Sister Express, b.m. Thomas Dow, Perham Green and White E. Foye

2 Stanwood Guy, b.g. Tom McNamara, Lewiston Green W. McManemon

3 Charles Watts, b.g. Harriman Bros., Orland Blue and Gold H. Meader

4 Jack Evans, b.g. J. Lee McKinney, Orrington Blue J. Lee McKinney

2.14 Trot & Pace Purse $250

1 Napoleon Hal, br.g., p. H. A. Brisbane, Readfield Blue and Black H. Brisbane

2 Patsy Hanover, b.m., p. C. Brisbane, Readfield Orange and Black C. Brisbane

3 Golden Hedgwood, c.g.,p. A. F. Chickering, Walpole, N. H. Brown J. Brown

4 Lady Locket, b.m., p. A. E. Webber, Bangor Green W. Donnelly

5 Klata Direct, br.m., p. M. E. Wright, Caribou Green and White E. Foye

6 Dude McKlyo, b.g., p. Harry Frasee, Easton Black and White J. Haddock

7 Daniel Hanover, br.s., p. Catherine Price, Berwick Green and Gold W. Carney

MULE RACE
Alpha Delta Phi
Psi Upsilon

1 Phoebe, R. Hagy

2 Hector, G. Morrell

3 Quack, W. Lewis

4 Dexter, B. Mitchell

MULE RACE
The Farmer-Iceman Sweepstakes

1. Zero, Frigid Fritzie Groff

2. Milk Maid, Ayershire Ike Brownell

3. Never Swet, Artie Hymie Hime

4. Her Hero, Bull Durham Carpenter

The Four Forgotten Men

Rules Governing Mule Races

Drivers will report to judges stand five minutes before race. Clothing of any sort which does not date back B. C. (Before Croppers) is allowable on man or mule Drivers are asked as a particular favor not to carry anything in their nursing bottles stronger than T. N. T. Pushing or pulling the mules more than one-third of the way will disqualify the driver for prize. Contestants are allowed to carry baseball bats, lolly pops, or whips up to 50 ft. in length, also pacifiers including rubber hammers and hot dawgs will be permissible. However, none of the above-mentioned artillery is to be turned upon other members of the racing squad. Races will not be called off or postponed on account of milking time or hot weather. Owing to the depression, three cheers will be gladly handed out to each driver just preceding the start.

Officials

Samuel Woodward, President
E. C. Patten, Secretary
C. M. Day, Treasurer

Executive Committee

L. P. McCracken
A. F. Brehaut
L. T. Skelton
John Furbish

Keywords

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

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Oct 9th, 12:00 AM

First Day, Topsham Fair, 1934

Topsham, Maine

The Official Score Card for the first day of the 1934 Topsham Fair harness races. The card includes the names of the race officials and executive committee as well as the line ups for each harness race, two mule races, and the Rules Governing Mule Races. Kendall recorded changes in race day line ups and finishes.

The program includes a memorial listing that read: In memoriam. Isaiah R. Morrell. Born, July 2, 1869, Windham, Me. Died, March 17, 1934, Brunswick, Me. According to the 1920 U. S. Federal Census, Morrell was a horse dealer.

 

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