Document type

Race Program

Park

Oxford County Fair Track

Date of Race

9-14-1935

Park Location

Norway and South Paris, Maine

Event Type

Fair

Race

Oxford County Fair Races

Identifier

MS_1465_b002_1935b_doc_00461

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 third day of the Oxford County Fair, Saturday, September 14, 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
Sat., Sept. 14, 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
L. M. LONGLEY & SON
2.19 PACE

1 AJAX, b. g., J. H. Lord, Ossipee, N. H., Tuttle, Blue and White

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

3 TOM HARDY, bl. g., H. C. Buzzell, Belfast, Me., Lovell, Brown and Gray

4 PAUL HENLEY, (scratch) b. g., J. A, Dyer, Bangor, Me., Dyer, Blue and White

5 HAPPY, b. g., Matherson & Crocley, New London, Conn., Mason, Black and White

6 HANOVER COURIER, ch. g., L. A. Moyatt, Farmington, Me., Moyatt

7 KATHERINE W. br. m., A. F. Pinkham, Bangor, Me, Michaud, Gray

SECOND RACE
GEO. F. EASTMAN CO.
SPECIAL RACE

1 FOIL, ch. g., H. C. Buzzell, Belfast, Me., Lovell, Brown and Gray

2 BETTY CURTIS, (scratch) b. m., J. A. Dyer, Bangor, Me., Dyer, Blue and White

3 ROSLINDALE, br. m., F. G. Colburn, Farmington, Me., Colburn, Brown and Green

4 FOREST GUY, b. g., Benson & Son, Kennebunk, Me., McDonald, Brown and White

5 SIGNAL RULE, br. g., J. H. Lord, Ossipee, N. H., Haddock, Black and White

6 VIKING, b. g., F. G. Colburn, Farmington, Me., Patterson, Blue and Gold

THIRD RACE
NORWAY SAVINGS BANK
FREE For ALL TROT and PACE

1 BILLY STRATHMORE, b. g., J. H. Randall, Harrison, Me., Haddock

2 RHINEWORTHY, br. m., C. A. Murray, Bangor, Me., Jordan, Blue and White

3 BLUSHING BEAUTY, br. m., T. A. McNamara, Lewiston, Me., McMinemon, Gray

4 JINGLE BELLS, bl. g., Harry Clukey, Dexter, Me., H. Clukey, Red and Black

5 PEG ABBIE, b. m., Geo. Smith Welchville, Me.

FOURTH RACE
L. W. TITUS CO.
2.19 PACE

1 AJAX, b. g., J. H. Lord, Ossipee, N. H., Tuttle, Blue and White

2 TOM HARDY, bl. g., H. C. Buzzell, Belfast, Me., Lovell, Brown and Gray

3 HAPPY, b. g., Matherson & Crocley, New London, Conn., Mason, Black and White

4 KATHERINE W. br. m., A. F. Pinkham, Bangor, Me., Michaud, Gray

5 PAUL HENLEY, (scratch) b. g., J. A. Dyer, Bangor, Me., Dyer, Blue and White

6 HANOVER COURIER, ch. g., L. A. Moyatt, Farmington, Me., Moyatt

7 CALUMET ELAM, b. s., S. A. Wathen, Fort Fairfield, Me., Wathen, Gold and Blue

FIFTH RACE
PARIS CANDY SHOPPE
SPECIAL RACE

1 ROSLINDALE, br. m., F. G. Colburn, Farmington, Me., Colburn, Brown and Green

2 VIKING, b. g., F. G. Colburn, Farmington, Me., Patterson, Blue and Gold

3 BETTY CURTIS, b. m., J. A. Dyer, Bangor, Me., Dyer, Blue and White

4 SIGNAL RULE, br. g., J. H. Lord, Ossipee, N. H., Haddock, Black and White

5 FOREST GUY, b. g., Benson & Son, Kennebunk, Me., McDonald, Brown and White

6 FOIL, ch. g., H. C. Buzzell, Belfast, Me., Lovell, Brown and Gray

SIXTH RACE
Z. L. MERCHANT’S STORE
FREE For ALL TROT and PACE

1 BLUSHING BEAUTY, br. m., T. A. McNamara, Lewiston, Me., McMinemon, Gray

2 RHINEWORTHY, br. m., C. A. Murray, Bangor, Me., Jordan, Blue and White

3 JINGLE BELLS, bl. g., Harry Clukey, Dexter, Me., H. Clukey, Red and Black

4 PEG ABBIE, b. m., Geo. Smith, Welchville, Me.

5 BILLY STRATHMORE, b. g., J. H. Randall, Harrison, Me., Haddock

SEVENTH RACE
SOUTH PARIS SAVINGS BANK
3 YEAR OLD AND UNDER

1 SEQUENCE, b. m., S. A. Wathen, Fort Fairfield, Me., Wathen, Gold and Blue

2 ECHO HARVESTER, ch. g., Libby & Murch, Casco, Me., Patterson, Blue and Gold

3 FRANK HANOVER, br. g., F. A. Richardson, Old Town, Me., Richardson

4 KANTARA, br. m. Ralph Sturgis, Oxford, Me., Jordan, Blue and White

5 BILLY THE KID, br. g., Chas. Smith, Benton, Me., Robinson

EIGHTH RACE
TRIANGLE OIL CO.
2.19 PACE

1 TOM HARDY, bl. g., H. C. Buzzell, Belfast, Me., Lovell, Brown and Gray

2 HANOVER COURIER, ch. g., L. A. Moyatt, Farmington, Me., Moyatt

3 CALUMET ELAM, b. s. S. A. Wathen, Fort Fairfield, Me., Wathen, Gold and Blue

4 KATHERINE W. br. m., A. F. Pinkham, Bangor, Me., Michaud, Gray

5 HAPPY, b. g., Matherson & Crocley, New London, Conn., Mason, Black and White

6 AJAX, (scratch) b. g., J. H. Lord, Ossipee, N. H., Tuttle, Blue and White

7 PAUL HENLEY, (scratch) b. g., J. A. Dyer Tuttle, Bangor, Me., Tuttle, Blue and White

NINTH RACE
O. K. CLIFFORD CO.
FREE For ALL TROT and PACE

1 BLUSHING BEAUTY, br. m., T. A. McNamara, Lewiston, Me., McMinemon

2 BILLY STRATHMORE, b. g., J. H. Randall, Harrison, Me., Haddock

3 JINGLE BELLS, bl. g., Harry Clukey, Dexter, Me., H. Clukey, Red and Black

4 RHINEWORTHY, br. m., C. A. Murray, Bangor, Me., Jordan, Blue and White

5 PEG ABBIE, b. m., Geo. Smith, Welchville, Me.

TENTH RACE
DAVIS’ I.G.A. STORE
3 YEAR OLD AND UNDER

1 ECHO HARVESTER, ch. g., Libby & Murch, Casco, Me., Patterson, Blue and Gold

2 BILLY THE KID, br. g., Chas. Smith, Benton, Me., Robinson

3 FRANK HANOVER, br. g., F. A. Richardson, Old Town, Me., Richardson

4 SEQUENCE, b. m., S. A. Wathen, Fort Fairfield, Me., Wathen, Gold and Blue

5 KANTARA, br. m., Ralph Sturgis, Oxford, 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 14th, 12:00 AM

Oxford County Fair Races, Sept. 14, 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 third day of the Oxford County Fair, Saturday, September 14, 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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