Document type

Race Program

Park

Skowhegan Fairgrounds

Date of Race

8-19-1937

Park Location

Skowhegan, Maine

Event Type

Perimutuel

Race

Skowhegan Fair Races

Identifier

MS_1465_b002_1937c_doc_01511

Level of Description

Item

Extent of the Unit of Description

6 pages

Abstract

The six-page program for the Thursday, August 19, 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 the remaining days of the fair. 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; Forbes Direct, August 18, 1937
Trotting, 2.04 3/4, Alloway, August 16, 1937

Skowhegan Fair
Race Program
Thursday, Aug. 19, 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 "ABNAKI" STAKE
2:18 TROT — PURSE $1000
First, Fifth and Ninth Races

1 CLEVER HANOVER br h, Bunter. Litchfield & Toothacher, Somer- ville, Mass. Driver, V. Fleming. Colors, green & white.

2 HARRY HANOVER b h, The Great Volo. James Young, Quincy, Mass. Driver, A. Rodney. Colors, red & black.

3 HANOVER MASCOT b g, The Laurel Hall. Dr. F. A. Bragdon, Springvale. Driver, J Haddock. Colors, black & white.

4 JENNY HANOVER b m, The Great Volo. James L. Phalen, New Market, N. H. Driver, J. Phalen. Colors, blue & white.

5 JOHN DEAN b g, Guy Dean. Arthur Morris, St. John, N. B. Driver, T. Raymond. Color, blue.

6 LAUGHING BROOK ch m, High Noon. W. B. Eckert, Reading, Pa. Driver, H. Goodhart.

7 AURA b m, Guy Axworthy. H. J. Wheelwright, Bangor. Driver, H. Carpenter. Color, Brown.

2:15 PACE - PURSE $400
Second, Sixth and Tenth Races

1 GUY STAR br h, Day Star. C. Lowe, Bridgeton, R. I. Driver, F. Hawkins. Colors, brown & gold.

2 COUNTESS GRATTAN ro m, Counterpart. Ken- neth & Philbrick, No. Conway, N. H. Driver, A. Rodney. Colors, red & black.

3 CRESCENT SIGNAL b m, Signal Peter. Nor- man Phillips. Plainfield, N. J. Driver, N. Phillips. Colors, green & white.

4 COUNTERPART LINCOLN (scratch) ro g, Counterpart. C. K. Bishop, Bucksport. Driver, F. Roullard. Colors, brown & red.

5 WALTER BROWN ch g, Martinque. W. H. Bird, Revere, Mass. Driver, H. Lovell.

6 CALUMET DEVIL b h, Peter The Brewer. Carl Hughes, Bangor. Driver C. Hughes. Colors, blue & white.

THE “OLD POINT” STAKE
Free For All Trot — Purse $1000
Third, Seventh and Eleventh Races

1 CALUMET EVELYN blk m, 159 1/2, Guy Abbe. McConville Bros., Ogdensburg, N. Y. Driver, V. Fleming. Colors, green & white.

2 JOY LINCOLN b m, 2.01 1/4, Peter Lincoln. Dr. E. J. Robbins, Bay Shore, N. Y. Driver, H. Pownall. Colors, red & white.

3 SAM BELLINI b g, 2.03, Peter Volo. E. H. Casper, Harrington, Del. Driver, N. Phillips. Colors, green & white.

4 PEDRO TIPTON b g, 2.02, Peter Volo. Joseph Robinson, Oxford. Driver, J. Jordan. Colors, blue & white.

5 LU BARIENT b g, 2.03 1/4, Lu Princeton. W. H. Bird, Revere, Mass. Driver, H. Lovell. Colors brown & green.

2:18 PACE — PURSE $400
Fourth, Eighth and Twelfth Races

1 GAY DIRECT b m, Napoleon Direct. H. A. Brisbin, Readfield. Driver, H. Brisbin. Color, blue.

2 MISTER COUNTER ro h, Counterpart. Sheehan & Webber, Bangor. Driver, W. Donnolly. Color, green.

3 HAL VOLO ch g. Dillon Volo. E. P. Cray, Bellows Palls, Bt. Driver, P. Safford. Colors, green & white.

4 ELJOTINE br m, Highland Scott. Malcolm & Harriman, Augusta. Driver, J. Jordan. Colors, blue & white.

5 HENLEY ETAWAH (scratch) b g, Peter Henley. R. A. Jewell, Fairfield. Driver, H. Myott. Colors, green & red.

6 WEST VIRGINIA GIRL (scratch) b m, West Virginia Boy. Florence Lord, West Ossipee, N. H. Driver, J. Haddock. Colors, black & 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, Thursday, Aug. 19, 1937

Skowhegan, Maine

The six-page program for the Thursday, August 19, 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 the remaining days of the fair. The program also contains Guy Kendall's handwritten notes about race finishes, and changes in the field.

 

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