Document type

Race Program

Park

Skowhegan Fairgrounds

Date of Race

8-20-1937

Park Location

Skowhegan, Maine

Event Type

Perimutuel

Race

Skowhegan Fair Races

Identifier

MS_1465_b002_1937c_doc_01516

Level of Description

Item

Extent of the Unit of Description

6 pages

Abstract

The six-page program for the Friday, August 20, 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 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
Friday, Aug. 20, 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

2:20 TROT - PURSE $400
First, Third and Fifth Races

1 JIM TROJAN br g, Guy Trojan. Ralph Cox, Lynnfield, Mass. Driver, W. Gibbons. Color, black.

2 HOPEFUL VOLO (scratch) br g, Peter Volo. W. B. Eckert, Reading, Penn. Driver, H. Goodhart. Colors, green & orange.

3 MISS UHLEEN VOLO (scratch) b m, Peter Volo. Sullivan & Mawhiney, Machias. Driver, H. Clukey. Colors, maroon & green.

4 FIFI HANOVER b m, The Great Volo. W. H. Smith, Greenville, N. C. Driver, G. Finney. Colors, brown & green.

5 CHICK HANOVER b h, Bunter. Dr. F. B. Sweet, Springfield, Mass. Driver, A. Rodney. Colors, red & black.

6 AK-SAR-BEN blk g, Harvest Worthy. Albert Lapointe, Winslow. Driver, W. Rey- nolds. Color, blue.

7 HARTFORD BERTHA b m, Peter Volo. W. J. Cleary. Stafford Springs, Conn. Driver, W. Cleary. Colors, black & white.

8 CALUMET DANDY b g, Guy Abbe. Dr. A. P. Mills, New Vineyard. Driver, A. Mills. Col- ors, black & white.

9 ALL GET ro g, Allworthy. Leroy Taylor, Kennebunk, Me. Driver, H. Small. Color, green.

Classified Pace — Purse $250
Second and Fourth Races

1 KILLARNEY b g, Hollyrood Harkaway. Simonson Bros., Bridgewater. Driver, G. Dumont. Colors, maroon & green.

2 DICK HAL b g, Wayne Hal. Malcolm & Harriman, Augusta. Driver, J. Jordan. Colors, blue & white.

3 MAE STRADER b m, Spencer. Sullivan & Mawhinney, Machias. Driver, H. Clukey. Colors, maroon & green.

4 PETER SIMMONS (scratch) b g, Count Dashoff. Carroll Smith, Augusta. Driver, C. Smith. Col- ors, white & blue.

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

6 PETER'S IDEAL (scratch) blk g, Peter Deane. James B. Phalen, New Market, N. H. Driver, J. Phalen. Colors, blue & white.

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

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

9 WEST VIRGINIA GIRL b m, West Virginia Boy. Florence Lord, West Ossippee, N. H. Driver, J. Haddock. Colors, black & white.

THE “MAINE DERBY” STAKE
Free-For-All Pace—Purse $2000
Sixth, Ninth and Twelfth Races

1 RUNNING WATER ro h, 2.01 1/4, Guy Abbe. H. E. Warwick, New Hamburg, N. Y. Driver, V. Fleming. Colors, green & white.

2 RIP HANOVER br h, 2.00 3/4 Truax H. A. Toothaker, Somerville, Mass. Driver, J. Jordan. Colors blue & white.

3 WALTER DALE b g, 2.00 3/4, Abbedale. Sullivan & Mawhinney, Machias. Driver, H. Clukey. Colors, maroon & green.

4 H. K. WORTHY b g, 2.03 3/4, Outsider. E. P. Cray, Bellows Falls, Vt. Driver, F. Safford. Colors, green & white.

5 BETTY SIGNAL b m, Signal Peter. J. F. Porteous, Middletown, Conn., Driver, L. Toole. Colors, orange & green.

6 RAY HENLEY br g, 2.01 3/4, Peter Henley. R. A. Jewell, Fairfield. Driver, H. Myott. Colors, green & red.

7 JOHN JUDY (scratch) b g, 2.01 1/2, Peter Scott. W. H. Bird, Revere, Mass. Driver, H. Lovell. Colors, brown & green.

HANDICAP TROT—Purse $250
Seventh and Tenth Races

1 CALUMET ESSEX ro g, Truax. Fred Ward, Scarboro. Driver, H. Small. Color, green.

2 ESTELLE D. ch m, Peter Scott. Malcolm & Harriman, Au- gusta. Driver, J. Jordan. Colors, blue & white.

3 GOVERNOR ALEX (scratch) br h, Mr. McElwyn. John Queen, Hanover, Mass. Driver, W. Gibbons. Color, black.

4 RAPTURE b g, Lee Tide. W. H. Smith, Greenville, N. C. Driver, G. Finney. Colors, brown & green.

5 McAUBREY b g, Mr. McElwyn. Old Town Hill Stables, Newburyport, Mass. Driver, J. Hanafin. Colors, blue & white.

6 PETER POKEY ch g, Captain Aubrey. J. H. Randall, Harrison. Driver, J. Phalen. Col- ors, blue & white.

7 GLEASON b g, Truax. S. Schwartz, Plainfield, N. J. Driver, N. Phillips. Colors, green & white.

8 MADAM BELWIN (scratch) b m, McGregor The Great. C. Lowe, Bridge- ton, R. I. Driver, F. Hawkins. Colors, red & gold.

9 DOLLY HANOVER b m, Guy McKinney. W. J. Scisin, Red Hook, N. Y. Driver, J. Brod- erick. Colors, green & white.

Jr. Free-For-All Pace— Purse $500
Eighth, Eleventh and Thirteenth Races

1 DILLON HALL br h, 2.00, Laurel Hall. H. E. Warwick, New Hamburg, N. Y. Driver, V. Fleming. Colors, green & white.

2 ZOMBRO HANOVER b g, 2.00, Dillon Axworthy. Stacey Giggey, Brooklyn, N. Y. Driver, J. Jordan. Colors, blue & white.

3 LITTLE PAT b g, 1.59 1/4, Hollyrood Bob. Homer D. Biery, Butler, Penn. Driver, H. Short. Colors, white & green.

4 SYMBOL GREEN b h, 2.03 1/4, Symbol S. W. H. Smith, Greenville, N. C. Driver, G. Finney. Colors, brown & green.

5 CALUMET CALLING b g, 2.04 1/2, Peter The Brewer. Clarence Reed, Ft. Fairfield. Driver, G. Dumont. Colors, maroon & 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, Thursday, Aug. 20, 1937

Skowhegan, Maine

The six-page program for the Friday, August 20, 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 contains Guy Kendall's handwritten notes about race finishes, and changes in the field.

 

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