Document type

Race Program

Park

Skowhegan Fairgrounds

Date of Race

8-18-1937

Park Location

Skowhegan, Maine

Event Type

Stake Race

Race

Skowhegan Fair Races

Identifier

MS_1465_b002_1937c_doc_01504

Level of Description

Item

Extent of the Unit of Description

6 pages

Abstract

The six-page program for the Wednesday, August 18, 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 Thursday through Saturday. The program also contains Guy Kendall's handwritten notes about race finishes, and changes in the field.

Comments

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

Skowhegan Fair
Race Program
Wednesday, Aug. 18, 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

2:16 TROT — PURSE $400
First, Fourth and Eighth Races

1 DOCTOR HANOVER ch g, Guy McKenney. J. O. Pillsbury, Unity. Driver, F. Roullard. Colors, brown & red.

2 YANKEE b g, Peter Scott. Malcolm & Harriman, Augusta. Driver, J. Jordan. Colors, blue & white.

3 PERRY HANOVER br s, Guy McKinney. John E. Kelley, Bangor. Driver, H. Short. Colors, white & green.

4 BOBBELWYN br g, Spencer. Sullivan & Mawhinney, Machias. Driver, H. Clukey. Colors, maroon & green.

5 MIDGET HAMLIN b m, Peter Hamlin. W. J. Cleary, Stafford Spring, Conn. Driver, W. Cleary. Colors, black & white.

6 LINDA HANOVER b m, Guy McKinney. W. N. Horan, Brooklyn, N. Y. Driver, H. Pownall.

7 CALUMET EVART br g, Guy Abbe. Mrs. A. G. Day, So. Braintree, Mass. Driver, A. Day. Colors, blue & red.

THE WESSERUNSETT STAKE
2:17 PACE — PURSE $1000
Second, Fifth and Ninth Races

1 HARVEST HIGH br g, Highland Scott. Mrs. F. J. Gross, Au- burn. Driver, W. Hall. Colors, brown & red.

2 GUY DALE b g, Abbedale. S. A. Wathen, Ft. Fairfield. Driver, W. Wathen. Colors, gold & brown.

3 AMY JANE br m, Highland Scott. Ira L. Terry, Jamaica, L. I., N. Y. Driver H. Pownall. Colors, red & white.

4 SAM HANOVER b s, Guy McKinney. A. S. Pratt, Great Barring- ton, Mass. Driver, A. Pratt. Colors, blue & gray.

5 FAYRE LADY blk m, King Direct. Harry Short, Columbus, Ohio. Driver, H. Short. Colors, white & green.

6 VOLRIDA br m, Volomite. Sullivan & Mawhinney, Ma- chias. Driver, H. Clukey. Colors, maroon & green.

7 BARNEY HANOVER b s, Guy McKinney. J. H. Porteous, Middle- town, Conn. Driver, L. Toole. Colors, orange & green.

8 FORBES DIRECT b g, Napoleon Direct. Malcolm & Harriman, Augusta. Driver, J. Jordan.

THE BLOOMFIELD STAKE
3 YR. OLD PACE — Purse $800
Third, Sixth and Tenth Races

1 ANNA LEE ch f, Corporal Lee. W. H. Bird, Revere, Mass. Driver, H. Lovell. Colors, gray & brown.

2 MAUDE HANOVER b f, Sandy Flash. John E. Kelley, Bangor. Driver H. Short. Colors, white & green.

3 BILLY DIRECT b c, Napoleon Direct. P. J. Downey, Worcester, Mass. Driver, V. Fleming. Colors, green & white.

4 ROBERT HANOVER b c, Guy McKinney. Sam- uel Smyth, Jr., Chatham, N.Y. Driver, J. Broderick. Colors, green & white.

THE MILBURN STAKE
2 YR. OLD PACE — Purse $500

1 DALE H. br c, Abbedale. Wendell Wathen, Ft. Fairfield. Driver, W. Wathen. Colors, gold & brown.

2 GRATTANDALE b c, Abbedale. Reed Bros., Ft. Fairfield. Driver, P. Chappelle. Colors, green & yellow.

3 SCOTTDALE blk c, Abbedale. E. P. Cray, Bellows Fallas, Vt. Driver, F. Safford. Colors, green & white.

4 PRINCE ABBEY ch g, Calumet Dudds. Grant Hunt, Ft. Fairfield. Driver, F. Knight. Colors, orange & green.

CLASSIFIED PACE- Purse $250
Seventh and Eleventh Races

1 FARO blk g, Peter Potempkin. Sheehan & Webber, Ban- gor. Driver, W. Donnolly. Color, green.

2 IDEAL BROOK b g, Justice Brook. W. V. Douse, Farmington. Driver, J. Hanafin. Colors, blue & white.

3 PETER SIMMONS b g, Count Dashoff. Carroll Smith, Augusta. Driver, C. Smith. Colors, white & blue.

4 McKinney volo br g, Peter Volo. Harold Gayton, Lewiston. Driv- er, E. Morgan. Color, gold.

5 SIGNAL RULE b m, Signal Peter. Florence Lord, West Ossipee, N. H. Driver, J. Haddock. Colors, black & white

6 CALUMET ELBERT b g, Peter The Brewer. J. J. Parlee, Dover, N. H. Driver, H. Day, Colors, purple & gold.

7 CALUMET ALICE b m, Peter The Brewer. Wilfred Glard, Rumford. Driver, J. Jordan. Colors, blue & white.

8 DOTTY PLUTO b m, Peter Pluto. J. M. Yeaton, Farmington. Driver, J. Yeaton. Colors, purple & gold.

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, Wednesday, Aug. 18, 1937

Skowhegan, Maine

The six-page program for the Wednesday, August 18, 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 Thursday through Saturday. The program also contains Guy Kendall's handwritten notes about race finishes, and changes in the field.

 

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