Document type

Race Program

Park

Skowhegan Fairgrounds

Date of Race

8-20-1938

Park Location

Skowhegan, Maine

Event Type

Fair

Race

Skowhegan Fair

Identifier

MS_1465_b003_1938b_doc_01919

Level of Description

Item

Extent of the Unit of Description

6 pages

Abstract

Six panel program for the Saturday, August 20, 1938 harness races at the Centennial Celebration of the Skowhegan Fair, 1838-1938. Touted in 2017 as "The Nation's Oldest Consecutively Running Agricultural Fair," organizers state the Skowhegan State Fair began meeting in 1818.

The program includes the track records for pacing, 2.02 1/2 set by Ray Henley on August 20, 1937 and trotting, 2.04 3/4, set by Alloway on August 16, 1937. The names of all fair and racing officials are included on the front panel of the program.

Guy Kendall made pencil and pen notes about winning times and pari-mutuel purses.

Comments

SKOWHEGAN FAIR CENTENNIAL
1838—1938
Race Program
Saturday, Aug. 20, 1938

TRACK RECORDS
Pacing, 2.02 1/2, Ray Henley, 1937
Trotting, 2.04 3/4, Alloway, 1937

RACE OFFICIALS STARTER Harry McKinney, 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 Francis E. Croteau

TREATURER Ralph T. Jenkins

RACING COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN W. P. Caouette
George M. Davis
Louis LeCleire
Wallace B. Hafey

DIRECTOR OF MUTUELS John H. Gilbody

“THE MEGANTIC”
2:24 TROT - PURSE $200
First and Fourth Races

1 GLENNIE ch m (scratch), McGregor the Great. E. Avery, Spencer, Mass. Driver, J. Gendreau. Colors, black & green.

2 AGNES McGREGOR b m, McGregor the Great. William Saunders, Hartford, Conn. Driver, H. Myott. Colors, red & green.

3 MAC HARVESTER br g, Geo. Harvester. John Hanafin, Somerville, Mass. Driver, J. Hanafin. Color, green.

4 LADY PENNOCK b m, Coburn. Murray & Bond, Bangor. Driver, P. Chappell. Colors, green & black.

5 JIM FARLEY b h, Sandy Flash. John A. Brislin, Mashap, L. I., N. Y. Driver, G. Munz. Color, lavender.

6 SENATRESS WORTHY b m (scratch), The Senator. Mrs. S. J. Luce, Farmington. Driver, E. Morgan. Colors, yellow & green.

7 CALUMET BASSET b g, Belwin. Fred Car- ini, Rockland. Driver, F. Carini. Colors, orange & black.

8 LUCKY MISS b m, McGregor the Great. Paul F. Audet, Skowhegan. Driver, R. Farwell. Colors, blue & white.

9 JOE WATTS br g (scratch), Gen’l Watts. Stanley English, Presque Isle. Driver, J. Willard. Colors, purple & gold.

10 WORTHY GLOW b h (scratch), After Glow. Mrs. F. J. Gross, Auburn. Driver, W. Hall. Color, blue.

“THE TICONIC”
Jr.
Free For All Trot — Purse $500
Second, Fifth and Eighth Races

1 PETER POKEY ch g, Capt. Aubrey. J. H. Randall, Harrison. Driver, J. Phalen. Colors, blue & white.

2 INTRUDER ro g, Guy Axworthy. Evelyn Casper, Greenville, N. C. Driver, J. Burlingame. Colors, purple and gold.

3 MINA DeROCHE b m, DeRoche. M. P. Lufkin, Belfast. Driver, H. Clukey. Colors, green & black.

4 AFTON b g, McGregor the Great. Dr. F. B. Sweet, Spring- field, Mass. Driver, A. Rodney. Colors, red & black.

5 CALUMET DIME b g, Guy Abbe. D. E. Gilman, Exeter, N. H. Driver, D. Gilman. Colors, green & tan.

“THE MAINE DERBY”
Free For All Pace — Purse $1000
Third, Sixth and Ninth Races

1 LAUREL HANOVER br h, The Laurel Hall. Holdaway & Berry, Houl- ton. Driver, P. Chappell. Colors, green & black.

2 DUSTY HANOVER b h, Sandy Plash. Sullivan & Mawhinney, Ma- chias. Driver, H. Clukey. Colors, maroon & green.

3 RAY HENLEY br g, Peter Henley. E. B. Avery, Woodstock, N. B. Driver, E. Avery. Color, blue.

4 NEWBROOKE VOLO blk h, Peter Volo. John A. Brislin, Mashap, L. I., N. Y. Driver, G. Munz. Color, lavender.

5 ZOMBRO HANOVER b g, The Laurel Hall. Stacey Giggey, Brooklyn, N. Y. Driver, J. Jordan. Colors, blue & white.

6 JOHN JUDY b g (scratch), Peter Scott. W. H. Bird, Revere, Mass. Driver, H. Lovell. Color, brown.

“THE CARRATUNK”
2:20 PACE — PURSE $500
Seventh, Eleventh and Thirteenth Races

1 RENOWN br h, Protector. Sullivan & Mawhinney, Machias. Driver, H. Clukey. Colors, maroon & green.

2 SYMBOL LOUIS b h, Symbol S. Forest. E. Casper, Greenville, N. C. Driver, J. Burlingame. Colors, purple & grey.

3 DOLLY YVONNE b m, Bonny Castle. H. Short, Columbus, Ohio. Driver, H. Short. Colors, white, green & gold.

4 CALUMET DUDS ch h, Peter the Brewer. Dan Groves, Milltown. Driver, P. Conroy. Colors, black & yellow.

5 ALERT b g, Peter Volo. F. Saf- ford, Keene, N. H. Driver, F. Safford. Color, green.

6 DON J. b g, Frisco J. N. F. Smith, Lowell, Mass. Driver, J. Haddock. Colors, black & white.

“THE FORT WESTERN”
2:24 PACE — PURSE $200
Tenth and Twelfth Races

1 STEVE GRATTAN b h, Grattan Bars. Harry- Short, Columbus, Ohio. Driver, H. Short. Colors, white, green & gold.

2 PARAMOUNT b h (scratch), Peter the Brewer. John P. Scripps, Santa Ana, Cal. Driver, B. Shivley. Colors, blue & white.

3 HAL O. ch g, Hal Dale. E. P. Cray, Bellows Falls, Vt. Driver, F. Safford. Color, green.

4 BILLY br g, Volomite. H. McLaughlin, Ft. Fairfield. Driver, F. Haley. Color, green.

5 RUBY ANN br m, The Problem. Chas. Smith, Benton. Driver, J. Haddock. Color, black.

6 IRISH McGUIRE br h, The Laurel Hall. Stacey Giggey, Brooklyn, N. Y. Driver, J. Jordan. Colors, blue & white.

7 FRANCES VOLO b m, Willis Volo. Walter M. Houghton, Lebanon, N. H. Driver, W. Houghton. Color, brown.

8 ROLLING ROCK br m, Peter Volo. A. W. Drake, Albion. Driver, A. Drake. Colors, blue & white.

9 KELLY HANOVER b g, Sandy Flash. Mrs. Eva M. Pierson, East Bridgewater, Mass. Driver, E. Pierson. Colors, green & orange.

Keywords

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

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Skowhegan Centennial Fair Race Program, Aug. 20, 1938

Skowhegan, Maine

Six panel program for the Saturday, August 20, 1938 harness races at the Centennial Celebration of the Skowhegan Fair, 1838-1938. Touted in 2017 as "The Nation's Oldest Consecutively Running Agricultural Fair," organizers state the Skowhegan State Fair began meeting in 1818.

The program includes the track records for pacing, 2.02 1/2 set by Ray Henley on August 20, 1937 and trotting, 2.04 3/4, set by Alloway on August 16, 1937. The names of all fair and racing officials are included on the front panel of the program.

Guy Kendall made pencil and pen notes about winning times and pari-mutuel purses.

 

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