Document type

Race Program

Park

Oxford County Fair Track

Date of Race

9-13-1935

Park Location

Norway and South Paris, Maine

Event Type

Fair

Race

Oxford County Fair Races

Identifier

MS_1465_b002_1935b_doc_00454

Level of Description

Item

Extent of the Unit of Description

6 pages

Abstract

1935 marked the first year of parimutuel betting governed by the Maine State Racing Commission. According to the First Annual Report of the Maine State Racing Commission, 52 days of racing between August and October 1935 generated $536,296 in gross wagers, returning $478,067.75 in winnings to the public.

The four days of racing at the Oxford County Fair in Norway and South Paris, Maine, September 12-15, generated a total of $40,564 in wagers, paying out $36,145.20.

This is the official race program for the second day of the Oxford County Fair, Friday, September 13, 1935. The program, printed by the Advertisor-Democrat, Norway, Maine, includes the names of the Officers of the Fair and the terms used in betting. The program also includes Guy Kendall's handwritten notes in pen and pencil, including changes in the race field and his winnings.

Comments

Oxford County Fair
Norway and South Paris, Maine
Friday, Sept. 13, 1935

Officers of the Fair

Starting Judge: Dr. R. W. Smith
President: L. E. McIntire
Sec.-Treas.: Stanley M. Wheeler
Supt. of Horses: L. H. Cushman; George F. Hill
Race Secretary: S. M. Wheeler
Director of Mutuels: Frank R. Witman

FIRST RACE
W. J. WHEELER CO., INS.
2:25 TROT

1 LOTTERY, b. g., I. W. Pottle, Portland, Me., Patterson, Blue and

2 CZAR BINGEN, br. g., H. J. Wheelwright, Orono, Me., Small, Green and White

3 PETER AZOFF, ch. g., C. A. Knight, Kennebunk, Me., Knight, Black

4 MARGARET HARVESTER, (scratch) br. m., W. A. Chellis, Kezar Falls, Me., Chellis, Brown and White Senator Bingen (written in)

5 TAFFETA, br. m., C. A. Knight Kennebunk, Me.

6 CALUMET CARDINAL, br. g., F. A. Snowden, Kennebunk, Me., Haddock, Black and White

SECOND RACE
JAS. N. FAVOR, Leather Goods
FREE FOR ALL TROT

1 EDNA McKYLO, b. m., Stevens & Son, Dover, Maine, Stevens

2 PETER POKEY, ch. g., H. A. Randall, Harrison, Me., Jordan, Blue and White

3 CHESTNUT HARVESTER, br. g., Matherson & Crocley, New London, Conn., Kingsley, Green

4 ALLOWAY, b. s., S. A. Wathen, Fort Fairfield, Me., Wathen, Gold and Blue

THIRD RACE
PENLEY BROS., Clothes Pins
2:16 PACE

1 RED SILK, ch. g., H. J. Lovell, Hanover, N. H., Lovell, Brown and Gray

2 JESSIE NAPOLEON, ch. m., S. A. Whitcomb, Waterville, Me., Lee, Brown and Yellow

3 LEU'S STAR, br. g., A. F. Pinkham, Bangor, Me., Michaud, Gray

4 PETER SIMMONS, W. A. Smithm Augusta, Me., Smith, Black

S CALUMET ALICE, b. m., Dr. Stanwood, Rumford, Me., Jordan, Blue and White

6 ZYMRI, br. g., Stevens & Son, Dover, Me., Stevens

7 J. D. DIRECT, ch. g., I. W. Pottle, Portland, Me., Haddock, Black and White

8 MISS AMERICA, b. m., C. A. Keene, Boston, Mass., Kingsley, Green

FOURTH RACE
PARIS MANUFACTURING CO.
2:25 TROT

1 CALUMET CARDINAL, br. g., F. A. Snowden, Kennebunk, Me., Haddock, Black and White

2 LOTTERY, b. g., I. W. Pottle, Portland, Me., Patterson, Blue and Gold

3 MARGARET HARVESTER, br. m., W. A. Chellis, Kezar Falls, Me., Chellis, Brown and White

4 PETER AZOFF, ch. g., C. A. Knight, Kennebunk, Me., Knight, Black

5 TAFFETA, br. m., C. A. Knight Kennebunk, Me.

6 CZAR BINGEN, br. g., H. J. Wheelwright, Orono, Me., Small, Green and White

FIFTH RACE
C. B. CUMMINGS & SONS CO.
FREE FOR ALL TROT

1 PETER POKEY, ch. g., H. A. Randall, Harrison, Me., Jordan, Blue and White

2 ALLOWAY, b. s., S. A. Wathen, Fort Fairfield, Me., Wathen, Gold and Blue

3 EDNA McKYLO, b. m., Stevens & Son, Dover, Maine, Stevens

4 CHESTNUT HARVESTER, br. g., Matherson & Crocley, New London, Conn., Kingsley, Green

SIXTH RACE
E. B. JACKSON, Groceries
2:16 PACE

1 CALUMET ALICE, b. m., Dr. Stanwood, Rumford, Me., Jordan, Blue and White

2 PETER SIMMONS, W. A. Smith, Augusta, Me., Smith, Black

3 ZYMRI, br. g., Stevens & Son, Dover, Me., Stevens

4 RED SILK, ch. g., H. J. Lovell, Hanover, N. H., Lovell, Brown and Gray

5 MISS AMERICA, b. m., C. A. Keene, Boston, Mass., Kingsley, Green

6 JESSIE NAPOLEON, ch. m., S. A. Whitcomb, Waterville, Me., Lee, Brown and Yellow

7 J. D. DIRECT, ch. g., I. W. Pottle, Portland, Me., Haddock, Black and White

8 LEU’S STAR, br. g., A. F. Pinkham, Bangor, Me., Michaud, Gray

SEVENTH RACE
S. W. GOODWIN, INS.
2:25 TROT

1 LOTTERY, b. g., I. W. Pottle, Portland, Me., Patterson, Blue and Gold

2 TAFFETA, br. m., C. A. Knight Kennebunk, Me.

3 CZAR BINGEN, br. g., H. J. Wheelwright, Orono, Me., Small, Green and White

4 MARGARET HARVESTER, br. m., W. A. Chellis, Kezar Falls, Me., Chellis, Brown and White

5 PETER AZOFF, ch. g., C. A. Knight, Kennebunk, Me., Knight, Black

6 CALUMET CARDINAL, br. g., F. A. Snowden, Kennebunk, Me., Haddock, Black and White

EIGHTH RACE
N. U. GREENLAW CO.
FREE FOR ALL TROT

1 ALLOWAY, b. s., S. A. Wathen, Fort Fairfield, Me., Wathen, Gold and Blue.

2 EDNA McKYLO, b. m., Stevens & Son, Dover, Maine, Stevens

3 CHESTNUT HARVESTER, br. g., Matherson & Crocley, New London, Conn., Kingsley, Green

4 PETER POKEY, ch. g., H. A. Randall, Harrison, Me., Jordan, Blue and White

NINTH RACE
N. D. BOLSTER CO.
2:16 PACE

1 ZYMRI, br. g., Stevens & Son, Dover, Me., Stevens

2 RED SILK, ch. g., H. J. Lovell, Hanover, N. H., Lovell, Brown and Gray

3 J. D. DIRECT, ch. g., I. W. Pottle, Portland, Me., Haddock, Black and White

4 LEU’S STAR, br. g., A. F. Pinkham, Bangor, Me., Michaud, Gray

5 JESSIE NAPOLEON, ch. m., S. A. Whitcomb, Waterville, Me., Lee, Brown and Yellow

6 MISS AMERICA, b. m., C. A. Keene, Boston, Mass., Kingsley, Green

7 PETER SIMMONS, W. A. Smith, Augusta, Me., Smith, Black

8 CALUMET ALICE, b. m., Dr. Stanwood, Rumford, Me., Jordan, Blue and White

Keywords

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

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Sep 13th, 12:00 AM

Oxford County Fair Races, Sept. 13, 1935

Norway and South Paris, Maine

1935 marked the first year of parimutuel betting governed by the Maine State Racing Commission. According to the First Annual Report of the Maine State Racing Commission, 52 days of racing between August and October 1935 generated $536,296 in gross wagers, returning $478,067.75 in winnings to the public.

The four days of racing at the Oxford County Fair in Norway and South Paris, Maine, September 12-15, generated a total of $40,564 in wagers, paying out $36,145.20.

This is the official race program for the second day of the Oxford County Fair, Friday, September 13, 1935. The program, printed by the Advertisor-Democrat, Norway, Maine, includes the names of the Officers of the Fair and the terms used in betting. The program also includes Guy Kendall's handwritten notes in pen and pencil, including changes in the race field and his winnings.

 

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