Document type

Race Program

Park

Skowhegan Fairgrounds

Date of Race

8-21-1937

Park Location

Skowhegan, Maine

Event Type

Perimutuel

Race

Skowhegan Fair Races

Identifier

MS_1465_b002_1937c_doc_01525

Level of Description

Item

Extent of the Unit of Description

6 pages

Abstract

The six-page program for the Saturday, August 21, 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, 2.02 1/2, STATE RECORD, Ray Henley, August 20, 1937
Trotting, 2.04 3/4, Alloway, August 16, 1937

Skowhegan Fair Race Program
Saturday, Aug. 21, 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

2:24 PACE - PURSE $400
First, Third and Fifth Races

1 BILLY THE KID (scratch) b g, The Problem. C. C. Smith, Benton. Driver, R. Farwell. Colors, red & gold.

2 MISS NELLIE S. PATCH b m, Arion Patch. W. B. Eckert, Reading, Penn. Driver, H. Goodhart. Colors, green & orange.

3 TWILGHT DALE br m, Abbedale. Geo. Smith, Welchville. Driver, J. Jordan. Colors, blue & white.

4 DONNA VIRGINIA b m, Virginia Boy. C. Churchill, Sanbornville, N. H. Driver, C. Churchill. Colors, blue & gold.

5 BILLY blk g, Volomite. Miss Mona Wathen, Ft. Fairfield. Driver, W. Wathen. Colors, gold & brown.

6 KALMUCK DIRECT b g, Kalmuck. J. L. Phelan, New Market. N. H. Driver, J. Phalen. Colors, blue & white.

7 MARGERY S. b m, Symbol S. Sonny Sullivan, Brighton, Mass. Driver, C. Kebrich. Colors, black & white.

8 CASHIER b g, Cold Cash. Small & Ward, Scarbaro. Driver, H. Small. Color, green.

9 PLAYWRIGHT DIRECT b m, The Problem. Wal- ter Taylor, Noridge- wock. Driver, S. Tweedie. Colors, green & gold.

2:24 TROT - PURSE $400
Second, Fourth and Sixth Races

1 PROTECTOR BROOK b s, Protector. George S. West, Chestnut Hill, Mass. Driver, A. Rodney. Colors, red & black.

2 PATRICIA DILLON b m, Nelson Dillon. Dr. A. P. Mills, New Vineyard. Driver, J. Hanafin. Colors, blue & white.

3 ANN S. RICHARD b m, Guy Richard. Simon J. Luce, Farmington. Driver, H. Small. Color, green.

4 ALTHEA b m, Real Frisco. Pine Needle Farm, Great Barrington, Mass. Driver, A. Pratt Colors, blue, & gray. Broderick

5 STAR BRIGHT br g, Bright Dawn. C. Churchill, Sanbornville, N. H. Driver, C. Churchill. Colors, blue & gold.

6 MARGARET HARVESTER b m, Geo. Harvester. H. M. Day, Gorham. Driver, J. Haddock. Colors, black & white.

7 A. J. br g, Guy Abbe. H. F. Hiltz, S. Braintree, Mass. Driver, H. Hiltz. Colors, blue & gold.

8 JEAN THE GREAT b m, McGregor The Great. S. J. Luce, Farmington. Driver, H. Hewes. Colors, olive & gray.

Jr. Free-For-All Trot— Purse $500
Seventh, Ninth and Eleventh Races

1 CALUMET CALCUTTA blk h, 2.06 1/4, Truax. Tromley & Lesnick, Warehouse Point, Conn. Driver, W. Cleary. Colors, black & white.

2 CALUMET DUBUQUE b g, 2.04 1/4, Peter The Brewer. Old Town Hill Stables, Newburyport, Mass. Driver, J. Hanafin. Colors, blue & silver.

3 HOLLYWOOD BORIS b g, 2.02, Hollywood Harkaway, Old Town Stables, Newburyport, Mass. Driver, I. Patterson. Colors, blue & silver.

4 MacHANOVER br g, 2.02 1/2, Mr. McElwyn. H. C. Miller, Plainfield, N. J. Driver, H. Goodhart. Colors, green & orange.

5 ISOLA'S McELWYN b g, 2.03 1/2, Mr. McElwyn. N. F. Smith, Lowell, Mass. Driver, W. Carney. Color, green.

6 LOUIS GUY b g, 2.04 3/4, Adoo Guy. W. H. Bird, Revere, Mass. Driver H. Lovell. Colors, brown & green.

Handicap Trot & Pace-Purse $300
Eighth, Tenth and 12th Races

1 MILDRED MAY br m, Adoo Guy. Sulli- van & Mawhinney Machias. Driver, H. Clukey. Colors, maroon & gold.

2 HAL VOLO ch g, Dillon Volo. E. P. Cray, Bellows Falls, Vt. Driver, F. Safford. Colors, green & white.

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

4 ISABEL b m, High Noon. Ralph Sturgis, Norway. Driver, J. Jordan. Colors, blue & white.

5 QUIZ br m, The Problem. Charles Churchill, Sanbornville, N. H. Driver, C. Churchill. Colors, blue & 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, Saturday, Aug. 21, 1937

Skowhegan, Maine

The six-page program for the Saturday, August 21, 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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