Document type

Race Program

Park

Gorham Fair Association

Date of Race

10-26-1937

Park Location

Gorham, Maine

Event Type

Perimutuel

Race

Gorham Fair Association Races

Identifier

MS_1465_b003_1937e_doc_01764

Level of Description

Item

Extent of the Unit of Description

6 pages

Abstract

The official race program for the Tuesday, October 26, 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

Tuesday, October 26th, 1937

1st Race
2.12 PACE BAR
1st Half Daily Double

1 DORA HAL, b.m. Wayne Hal, E. Rowe, Rowe Brown & Orange

2 JOLLY WORTHY, ch.g. Boyd Worthy, R. Kennett, Tuttle Blue

3 IRISH POLLY, b.m. Dan Twinkle, L. Haddock, Morgan Green & White

4 EASTER STAR, b.g. Day Star, H. Larochelle, Larochelle Brown

5 STREAMLINE, b.m. Geo. Harvester, H. M. Day, Day Blue and Gold

6 PETER’S IDEAL, blk.g. Peter Dean, J. Phelan, Phelan Blue & White

7 SIGNAL MERRIMAN, b.g. (scratch) Signal Peter, E. S. Arey,

8 PETER SIMMONS, b.g. Count Dashoff, C. Smith, Smith Black & White

2nd Race
2.14 TROT

1 QUAYLE EXPRESS, ch.g. (scratch) Atlantic Express, H. K. Smith, Russell Green

(Write-in: Ak-Sar-Ben, Chappelle)

2 SLICKAWAY, ch.g. Guy Bell, P. C. Russell

3 MARGARET HARVESTER, b.m. Geo. Harvester, L. Haddock, Morgan Green & White

4 BELLONA, ch.m. Chestnut Peter, F. Sargent, Sargent Green

(Write-in: Norma McGregor, Hazen)

5 HONEY VOLO Peter Volo, J. Joseph, Farwell Blue & Gold

6 BABE GRATTON, blk.m. Orcas Grattan, F. Turcotte, Larochelle Brown

7 TIDEMARK, blk.g. Lee Tide, J. F. Fitzgerald, Fitzgerald Blue

8 MARY AGNES, b.m. Guy Richards, L. McLeod, McLeod Black

9 PAGAN, b. g. Judge Maxey, D. Gentles, Metcalf Green & White

10 REVOLA HANOVER, b.m. (scratch) Dillon Volo, M. Mello, Bolduc Brown & Red

(Write-in: Mac Harvester, Hannefin)

11 SINGLE BOB, b.g. Single, G A. Beaton, Beaton Black

12 GEM, b.g. Chestnut Peter, E. E. Arey, Rowe Brown & Orange

3rd Race
2.10 TROT BAR
2nd Half Daily Double

1 AULUS, b.g. (scratch) Judge Maxey, Geo. B. Gale, Holden Black & Gold

2 JENNIE HANOVER, b.m. Great Volo, J. Phelan, Phelan Blue & White

3 ORENA HANOVER, b.m Dillon Volo, Stanwood & Cummings, Jordan Blue & White

4 JOHN ROWLAND, b.g. The Senator, H. M. Day, Day Blue & Gold

5 VOLO MAE, b.m. Peter Volo, W. Cleary, Cleary Black & White

6 QUICK QUAKER, b.g. Peter Lincoln, Chas. Cummings, Mason Black

4th Race
2.12 PACE BAR

1 Peter's Ideal Phalen Blue & White

2 Jolly Worthy Tuttle Blue

3 Signal Merriman (scratch)

4 Dora Hal Rowe Br. & Orange

5 Irish Polly Morgan Green & White

6 Easter Star Larochelle Brown

7 Peter Simmons Smith Black & White

8 Streamline Day Blue & Gold

5th Race
2.14 TROT

1 Slickaway

2 Mary Agnes McLeod Black

3 Gem Rowe Br. & Orange

4 Babe Gratton Larochelle Brown

5 Single Bob Beaton Black

6 Honey Volo Farwell Blue & Gold

7 Tidemark Fitzgerald Blue

8 Bellona Sargent Green

9 Revola Hanover Bolduc Brown & Red

10 Margaret Harvester Morgan Green & White

11 Quayle Express Russell Green

12 Pagan Metcalf Green & White

6th Race
2.10 TROT BAR

1 Volo Mae Cleary Black & White

2 John Rowland Day Blue & Gold

3 Jennie Hanover Phalen Blue & White

4 Orena Hanover Jordan Blue & White

5 Quick Quaker Mason Black

6 Aulus (scratch) Holden Black & Gold

7th Race
2.12 PACE BAR

1 Irish Polly Morgan Green & White

2 Streamline Day Blue & Gold

3 Signal Merriman (scratch)

4 Peter’s Ideal Phalen Blue & White

5 Dora Hal Rowe Br. & Orange

6 Jolly Worthy Tuttle Blue

7 Peter Simmons Smith Black & White

8 Easter Star Larochelle Brown

8th Race
2.14 TROT

1 Mary Agnes McLeod Black

2 Gem Rowe Br. & Orange

3 Honey Volo Farwell Blue & Gold

4 Bellona (scratch) Sargent Green

(Write-in: Norma McGregor, Hazen)

5 Pagan Metcalf Green & White

6 Quayle Express Russell Green

(Write-in: Ak-Sar-Ben)

7 Babe Gratton Larochelle Brown

8 Revola Hanover Bolduc Brown & Red

(Write-in: Mac Harvester)

9 Slickaway

10 Tidemark Fitzgerald Blue

11 Margaret Harvester Morgan Green & White

12 Single Bob Beaton Black

9th Race
2.10 TROT BAR

1 Orena Hanover Jordan Blue & White

2 John Rowland Day Blue & Gold

3 Volo Mae Cleary Black & White

4 Aulus (scratch) Holden Black & Gold

5 Quick Quaker Mason Black

6 Jennie Hanover Phalen Blue & White

Keywords

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

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Gorham Fair Association Races, October 26, 1937

Gorham, Maine

The official race program for the Tuesday, October 26, 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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