Document type

Race Program

Park

Gorham Fair Association

Date of Race

10-27-1937

Park Location

Gorham, Maine

Event Type

Perimutuel

Race

Gorham Fair Association Races

Identifier

MS_1465_b003_1937e_doc_01773

Level of Description

Item

Extent of the Unit of Description

6 pages

Abstract

The official race program for the Wednesday, October 27, 1937 Gorham Fair Races at the Cumberland County Fairgrounds. The program includes the name of race officials including Harry McKenney, starting judge; Frank Trott, presiding judge; and Frank R. Witman, director of mutuels. Pari-mutuel betting was operated under the supervision of the Maine Racing Commission. Rules for the Daily Double races are recorded in the program. The program cover features a portrait of standardbred horse, Sandman. The program also includes photographer Guy Kendall's handwritten notes on race finishes and times, as well as changes in the race line up.

Comments

GORHAM FAIR ASSOCIATION
GORHAM, MAINE

Wednesday, October 27th, 1937

1st Race
2.10 PACE
1st Half Daily Double

1 GOLDEN HEDGEWOOD, ch. m. Hedgewood Boy, J. Brown, Brown Brown & Tan

2 JOAN SCOTT, b.m. (scratch) Highland Scott, A. H. Hayes, Gerow Blue & White

(Write-in: Coquette)

3 JOE TODD, b.g. The Toddler, H. Larochelle, Larochelle Brown

4 KLATA DIRECT, b.m. Braden Direct, A. M. Wright, Haddock Black & White

5 CALUMET DELHI, b.m. (scratch) Peter the Brewer, J. Bolduc, Agt., Bolduc Brown & Red

6 GAY DIRECT, b.m. Napoleon Direct, H. Brisbin, Brisbin Green & Gold

7 TRUE VOLO, b.m. (scratch) Peter Volo, Mrs. C. P. Chappelle, Chappell Green & Gold

(Write-in: Arlo Stout)

8 CALUMET ALICE, b.m. Peter the Brewer, W. Girard, Jordan Blue & White

9 DOTTIE PLUTO, b.m. (scratch) Peter Pluto, J. Yeaton, Yeaton Blue

2nd Race
2.05 BAR PACE

1 CALUMET CALLING, b.g. Peter the Brewer, G. Hunt, Wathen Tan

2 HARKAWAY, br.s. Hollyrood Harkaway, Geo. Reed, Chappell Green & Gold

3 VICTOR DIRECT, blk.g. Braden Direct, E. Benoit, Larochelle Brown

4 STAR VOLO, b.g. Willis Volo, D. A. Gilman, Gilman Tan

5 GERTRUDE HOMESTEAD, ch.m. Peter Potempkin, C. Towne, Holden Black

6 ZOMBRO HANOVER, br.g. Dillon Axworthy, S. Giggey, Jordan Blue & White

7 HARRY G., blk.g. (scratch) Single G., E. P. Cray, Safford Green

3rd Race
2.07 BAR PACE
2nd Half Daily Double

1 PALOMETA, b.m. Echo Todd, H. Larochelle, Agt., Larochelle Brown

2 HIS EMINENCE, ch.g. Abbedale, F. Richardson, Jordan Blue & White

3 HAL VOLO, ch.g. (scratch) Wayne Hal, C. Fitzgerald, Safford Green

4 WORTHY PETER, b.g. Peter Henley, J. Brown, Brown Brown & Tan

5 DOLLY AZOFF, b.m. (scratch) Azoff, E. Avery, Avery Blue

6 CALUMET ELBERT, b.g. Peter the Brewer, H. M. Day, Day Blue & Gold

7 GUY DALE, b.h. (scratch) Abbedale, S. A. Wathen, WATHEN Tan

(Write-in: Crescent Signal)

8 H.&H., blk.g. The Philistine, Geo. Pierce, Pierce Black & Orange

9 WILLY’S KNIGHT, br.g. Knight of Strathmore, J. Bolduc Bolduc Brown & Red

4th Race
2.10 PACE

1 True Volo (scratch) CHAPPELL Green & Gold

(Write-in: Arlo Stout)

2 Gay Direct (scratch) Brisbin Green & Gold

3 Klata Direct Haddock Black & White

4 Dottie Plato (scratch) Yeaton Blue

5 Golden Hedgewood Brown Brown & Tan

6 Calumet Delhi (scratch) Bolduc Brown & Red

7 Calumet Alice Jordan Blue & White

8 Joan Scott Coquette Gerow Blue & White

(Write-in: Coquette)

9 Joe Todd (scratch) Brown

5th Race
2.05 BAR PACE

1 Harkaway Chappell Green & Gold

2 Star Volo Gilman Tan

3 Zombro Hanover Jordan Blue & White

4 Calumet Calling Wathen Tan

5 Gertrude Homestead Towne Black

6 Victor Direct Larochelle Brown

7 Harry G. (scratch) Safford Green

6th Race
2.07 BAR PACE

1 Guy Dale (scratch) Wathen Tan

(Write-in: Crescent Signal)

2 Hal Volo (scratch) Safford Green

3 Palometa Larochelle Brown

4 Willy’s Knight Bolduc Brown & Red

5 Calumet Elbert Day Blue & Gold

6 Dolly Azoff (scratch) Avery Blue

7 His Eminence Jordan Blue & White

8 H. & H. Pierce Blk. & Orange

9 Worthy Peter Brown Brown & Tan

7th Race
2.10 PACE

1 Calumet Delhi (scratch) Bolduc Brown & Red

2 Calumet Alice (scratch) Jordan Blue & White

3 Joe Todd Larochelle Brown

4 Gay Direct (scratch) Brisbin Green & Gold

5 Golden Hedgewood Brown Brown & Tan

6 Klata Direct Haddock Black & White

7 True Volo (scratch) Chappell Green & Gold

(Write-in: Arlo Stout)

8 Dottie Pluto (scratch) Yeaton Blue

9 Joan Scott (scratch) Gerow Blue & White

(Write-in: Coquette)

8th Race
2.05 BAR PACE

1 Victor Direct Larochelle Brown

2 Zombro Hanover Jordan Blue & White

3 Harkaway Chappell Green & Gold

4 Calumet Calling Wathen Tan

5 Star Volo Gilman Tan

6 Gertrude Homestead Towne Black

7 Harry G. Safford Green

9th Race
2.07 BAR PACE

1 Calumet Elbert Day Blue & Gold

2 H. & H. Pierce Blk. & Orange

3 Willy’s Knight Bolduc Brown & Red

4 His Eminence Jordan Blue & White

5 Hal Volo Safford Green

6 Palometa Larochelle Brown

7 Dolly Azoff Avery Blue

8 Guy Dale WATHEN Tan

9 Worthy Peter Brown Brown & Tan

Keywords

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

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Oct 27th, 12:00 AM

Gorham Fair Association Races, October 27, 1937

Gorham, Maine

The official race program for the Wednesday, October 27, 1937 Gorham Fair Races at the Cumberland County Fairgrounds. The program includes the name of race officials including Harry McKenney, starting judge; Frank Trott, presiding judge; and Frank R. Witman, director of mutuels. Pari-mutuel betting was operated under the supervision of the Maine Racing Commission. Rules for the Daily Double races are recorded in the program. The program cover features a portrait of standardbred horse, Sandman. The program also includes photographer Guy Kendall's handwritten notes on race finishes and times, as well as changes in the race line up.

 

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