Document type

Race Program

Park

Topsham Fair Trotting Park

Date of Race

10-12-1938

Park Location

Topsham, Maine

Event Type

Fair

Race

Topsham Fair Races

Identifier

MS_1465_b003_1938d_doc_02146

Level of Description

Item

Extent of the Unit of Description

4 pages

Abstract

The Official Racing Program for the Topsham Fair for Wednesday, October, 12, 1938 at Topsham, Maine. The program includes the names of race officials, the fields of horses in each race, and information about rules for the Daily Double.

Kendall noted that during the Junior Free For All Pace, Dusty Hanover out of the Sullivan and Mawhinney Stable in Machias, Maine, set a new track record in the sixth race, then broke it in the ninth race.

The program also includes Guy Kendall's handwritten notes on race finishes, changes in the race lineups, and his own personal bets and winnings. Kendall's notes on bets are noted at the bottom of each race column, with the amount bet noted on the left and winnings noted on the right.

Comments

Topsham Fair
Topsham, Maine
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 1938

Official Racing Program

RACE OFFICIALS

Harry McKenney, Starter
Dr. J. A. Stevens, Presiding Judge
Frank Trott, Judge
"Billie" Bartlett, Marshal
F. E. LaRock, Race Secretary
John H. Gilbody, Director of Mutuels
Glenn W. Roublee, Clerk of Course

FIRST, FOURTH, AND SEVENTH RACES
2.14 Pacing
Purse $300

1 STAR VOLO, b.g. Willis Volo, D. E. Gilman, Exeter, N. H., Gilman, Tan

2 BUDDY VOLO, b.g. Charles Worthy, D. E. Yates, Jr., Bellows Falls, Vt. Berry, green, gold

3 HARVEST HIGH, br.g. Highland Scott, Mrs. Fred J. Gross, Auburn, Me. Hall, green, tan

4 RENOWN, br.h. Protector, Sullivan & Mawhinney, Machias, Me. Clukey, maroon

5 DIRECTUM, J. JR., br.g. Directum J., J. Otis Fox, Jr., Putnam, Conn. Myatt, green, gold

6 HAL VOLO, ch.g. Dillon Volo, Fitzpatrick & Sage, Brookfi’d, Mass. Safford, green

7 WALTER BROWN ch.g. (scratch) Martinique, Tom Etter, Moncton, N. B., Jordon, green

SECOND, FIFTH AND EIGHTH RACES
2.16, 2.09 Bar Trotting
Purse $300

1 CALUMET DAUNTLESS, blk.h. Truax, J. Bolduc, agt., New Bedford, Mass. Bolduc (6) (5) (4) black, red

2 SUNNYMEADE, br.g. Peter Volo, Wm. Grantham, Middleboro, Mass. Rowe, brown, gold

3 CALUMET BASSETT, b.g. Belwin, Fred Carini, Rockland, Roullard, brown, red

4 ORENA HANOVER, b.m. Dillon Volo, Stanwood & Cummings, Rumford. Jordon, green

5 MISS LANE, b.m. Athlone Guy, Paul L. Preston, Rutland, Vt., Myatt, green, gold

6 LOTTERY, b.g. Dillon Volo, K. A. Randall, Harrison, Me., Phalen, blue, white

THIRD, SIXTH AND NINTH RACES
2.11, or Junior Free-for-all
Pacing Purse $300

1 FORBES DIRECT, b.g. Napoleon Direct, Mrs. F. J. Gross, Auburn, Me., Hall, green, tan

2 PETER DALE, b.g. Peter Potemkin, Halloway & Berry, Houlton, Me. Chappelle, green, black

3 HARRY G., blk.g. Single G., E. P. Cray, Safford, green

4 ZOMBRO HANOVER, b.g. Dillon Axworthy, Stacy Giggey, Brooklyn, N. Y., Jordon, green

5 DUSTY HANOVER, br.h. Peter the Brewer, Sullivan & Mawhinney, Machias, Me. Clukey, maroon

Keywords

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

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Oct 12th, 12:00 AM

Topsham Fair Official Racing Program, October 12, 1938

Topsham, Maine

The Official Racing Program for the Topsham Fair for Wednesday, October, 12, 1938 at Topsham, Maine. The program includes the names of race officials, the fields of horses in each race, and information about rules for the Daily Double.

Kendall noted that during the Junior Free For All Pace, Dusty Hanover out of the Sullivan and Mawhinney Stable in Machias, Maine, set a new track record in the sixth race, then broke it in the ninth race.

The program also includes Guy Kendall's handwritten notes on race finishes, changes in the race lineups, and his own personal bets and winnings. Kendall's notes on bets are noted at the bottom of each race column, with the amount bet noted on the left and winnings noted on the right.

 

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