Document type

Race Program

Park

Skowhegan Fairgrounds

Date of Race

8-17-1937

Park Location

Skowhegan, Maine

Event Type

Stake Race

Race

Skowhegan Fair Races

Identifier

MS_1465_b002_1937c_doc_01497

Level of Description

Item

Extent of the Unit of Description

6 pages

Abstract

The six-page program for the Tuesday, August 17, 1937 Skowhegan Fair races. The program includes information about the track records, the names of race officials and fair officials, as well as the Racing Committee. The program also features ads promoting the "Revelations of 1937" review as well as other fair events. The final page of the card lists the daily programs for Wednesday through Saturday. The program also contains Guy Kendall's handwritten notes about race finishes, and changes in the field. Kendall made special note of the time set by bay colt Follow Up in the ninth race of the day, which set the new New England Track Record for 3 Year Olds Trotting with a time of 2.05.

Comments

Track Records
Pacing, 2.03 3/4, Peter Dale 1936
Trotting, 2.04 3/4, Alloway, August 16, 1937

Skowhegan Fair Race Program

Monday, Aug. 16, 1937

Race Officials

Starter: Harry McKenney, Wakefield, Mass.
Judges: Dr. J. A. Stevens, Dover, N.H.; C. Oscar Flanders, Madison; Frank G. Trott, Winchester, Mass.
Timers: C. Scott Robinson; Byron B. Perkins
Race Secretary: Wilfred Caouette
Clerk of the Course: George M. Davis

Fair Officials President: Francis H. Friend
Secretary: Harold O. Pelley
Treasurer: Ralph T. Jenkins

Racing Committee Chairman: W. P. Caouette Harold O. Pelley George M. Davis Louis LeCleire Wallace B. Hafey

Director of Mutuels: John H. Gilbody

THE SOMERSET STAKE
2:14 PACE — PURSE, $800
First, Third and Fifth Races

1 NORMA C. ch m, Dandy The Great. Mrs. W. A. Clement, Belgrade Lakes. Driver, F. Roullard. Colors, brown & red.

2 PETER DALE b g, Peter Potempkin. R. A. Jewell, Fairfield. Driver, H. Myott. Colors, green & red.

3 LOCHINVAR b g, McGregor the Great. Sullivan & Mawhinney, Machias. Driver, H. Clukey. Colors, maroon & green.

4 DUKE HANOVER b s, Sandy Flash. Samuel Smyth, Jr., Chatham, N. Y. Driver, J. Broderick. Colors, green & white.

5 HARRY G. blk g, Single G. E. P. Cray, Bellows Falls, Vt. Driver, Safford. Colors, green & white.

6 ROYAL NAPOLEON ch s, Napoleon Direct. J. F. Porteous, Middletown, Conn. Driver, L. Toole. Colors, orange & green.

7 HARKAWAY b s, Hollyrood Hark- away. Reed Bros., Ft. Fairfield. Driver, P. Chappelle. Colors, green & yellow.

2:22 PACE — PURSE $400
Second, Fourth and Sixth Races

1 JOSEDALE GOLD ch m, Counterpart. S. E. Whitcomb, Water- ville. Driver, F. Roullard. Colors, brown & red.

2 BRIAN YORK (scratch) br s, Volomite. Sheehan & Webber, Bangor. Driver, W. Donnolly. Colors, green.

3 RENOWN b s, Protector. Sullivan & Mawhinney, Machias. Driver, H. Clukey. Colors, maroon & green.

4 MISS DOROTHY br m, Corporal Dee. R. E. Laime, Providence, R. I. Driver. F. Hawkins. Colors, red & green.

5 CALUMET DENASICO ch m, Truax. Robert Landry, Biddeford. Driver, H. Small. Color, green.

6 J. E. HENLEY (scratch) b g, Peter Henley. Knight & Small, Ft. Fairfield. Driver, F. Knight. Colors, orange & black.

7 SYMBOL LUCY (scratch) b m, Symbol Forest. E. H. Casper, Harrington, Del. Driver, N. Phillips. Colors, green & white.

8 BILLY THE KID b g, The Problem. Charles Smith, Benton. Driver, R. Farwell. Colors, red & gold.

9 BOB CHIMES b g, Hollyrood Bob. Charles Churchill, San- bornville, N. H. Colors, blue & gold.

THE BOMAZEEN STAKE
3 YR. OLD TROT- PURSE $500
Seventh, Ninth and Eleventh

1 GAYLMAKINNIE b c, Gaylworthy. Chas. E. Sheehan, Bangor. Driver, H. Short. Colors, white & green.

2 GUNAR b c, Guy Day. Martin B. Dodd, Norfolk, Conn. Driver, V. Fleming. Colors, green & white.

3 VITAMIN T. ch c, Tillworthy. S. A. Wathen, Ft. Fairfield. Driver, W. Wathen. Colors, gold & brown.

4 ORENA HANOVER b f, Dillon Volo. Dr. H. W. Stanwood, Rumford. Driver, J. Jordan. Col- ors, blue & white.

5 FOLLOW UP b c, Volomite. Joseph Carr, Freehold, N. J. Driver, C. Flemming. Colors, green & white.

THE SKOWHEGAN STAKE
2 YR. OLD TROT- PURSE $500
Eighth and Tenth Races

1 BALKAN HANOVER b c, Calumet Clock. John E. Kelley, Bangor. Driver, H. Short. Colors, white & green.

2 VICTOR HANOVER b c, Guy McKinney. It. A. Jewell, Fairfield. Driver, H. Myott. Colors, green & red.

3 DREEL HANOVER b c, The Great Volo. N. F. Smith, Lowell, Mass. Driver, W, Carney. Color, green.

4 IMA HANOVER b f, Sandy Flash. It. E. Laime, Providence, R. I. Driver, F. Hawkins. Colors, red & gold.

5 NANNETTE HANOVER blk f, Peter The Brewer. E. P. Cray, Bellows Falls, Vt. Driver, F. Safford. Colors, green & White.

Keywords

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

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Skowhegan Fair Race Program, Tuesday, Aug. 17, 1937

Skowhegan, Maine

The six-page program for the Tuesday, August 17, 1937 Skowhegan Fair races. The program includes information about the track records, the names of race officials and fair officials, as well as the Racing Committee. The program also features ads promoting the "Revelations of 1937" review as well as other fair events. The final page of the card lists the daily programs for Wednesday through Saturday. The program also contains Guy Kendall's handwritten notes about race finishes, and changes in the field. Kendall made special note of the time set by bay colt Follow Up in the ninth race of the day, which set the new New England Track Record for 3 Year Olds Trotting with a time of 2.05.

 

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