Document type

Race Program

Park

Narragansett Park

Date of Race

7-8-1938

Park Location

Gorham Fair Grounds

Event Type

Perimutuel

Race

Gorham Fair Association Races

Identifier

MS_1465_b003_1938a_doc_01868

Level of Description

Item

Extent of the Unit of Description

6 pages

Abstract

The official race program for the Friday, July 8, 1938 Gorham Fair Races at Narragansett Park. The program includes the name of race officials and the name of the chairman of the Maine Racing Commission. Pari-mutuel betting was operated under the supervision of the Maine Racing Commission. Rules for the Daily Double races are also recorded on the program. The program also includes photographer Guy Kendall's handwritten notes on race finishes and times, as well as changes in the race line up. Kendall noted amounts of bets he placed in the upper left corner of each race slate and his winnings in the upper right corner.

Comments

GORHAM FAIR ASSN.
FRIDAY, JULY 8, 1938
Official Race Program

STARTER: Harry McKenny
PRESIDING JUDGE: Dr. John Stevens
DIRECTOR OF MUTUELS: Frank R. Witman
STEWARD: George Booth
CLERK OF COURSE: Glen Rublee
MAINE RACING COMMISSION CHAIRMAN, Miles Mank

1ST RACE
First Half Daily Double
Classified Pace

1 SIGNAL RULE b.m. by Signal Peter, John Lord, Haddock

2 MARGARET’S SUN b.g. by Peter Volo, H. Myott, Agent, Myott

3 HAL VOLO ch.g. by Dillon Volo, Fitzpatrick and Igoe, Safford

4 CRESENT SIGNAL b.m. by Signal Peter, N. Phillips, Phillips

5 GUY STRR br.h. by Day Star, F. Hawkins, Agent, Hawkins

6 PRUDENCE VOLO b.m. by Dillon Volo, E. Rowe, Rowe

2ND RACE
Second Half Daily Double
2.12 Pace

1 HARKAWAY b.h. by Hollyrood Harkaway, George Reed, Chappelle

2 ROYAL NAPOLEON ch.h. by Napoleon Direct, J. Porteous, Toole

3 CASH COUNTER ro.m. by Counterpart, E. P. Cray, Safford

4 NEWBROOKE VOLO bl.h. by Peter Volo, J. Brislin, Muny

5 JOHN JUDY b.g. by Peter Scott, W. H. Bird, Lovell

3RD RACE
Classified Pace

1 ELEANOR C. GRATTON b.m. by Gratton at Law, W. H. Bird, Lovell

2 PETER’S IDEAL b.g. by Peter Dean, R. Colby, Phalen

3 MISS DOROTHY bl.m. by Corporal Lee, Ralph Laime, Harkins

4 KELLY HANOVER b.g. (scratch) by Sandy Flash, Mr. Pierson, Agent, Pierson

SIGNAL Merriman (write-in)

5 SYMBOL LUCY b.m. by Symbol S. Forest, E. Casper, Burlingame

4TH RACE
Classified Pace

1 MARGARET'S SUN Myott

2 PRUDENCE VOLO Rowe

3 GUY STAR Hawkins

4 SIGNAL RULE Haddock

5 HAL VOLO Safford

6 CRESENT SIGNAL Phillips

5TH RACE
2.12 Pace

1 NEWBROOKE VOLO Muny

2 JOHN JUDY Lovell

3 HARKAWAY Chappelle

4 CASH COUNTER Safford

5 ROYAL NAPOLEON Toole

6TH RACE
Classified Pace

1 KELLY HANOVER Pierson (scratch)

SIGNAL MERRIMAN (write-in)

2 MISS DOROTHY Harkins

3 PETER’S IDEAL Phalen

4 SYMBOL LUCY Burlingame

5 ELEANOR C. GRATTON Lovell

7TH RACE
Classified Pace

1 HAL VOLO ch.g. by Dillon Volo Fitzpatrick and Igoe, Safford

2 GUY STRR br.h. by Day Star, F. Hawkins, Agent, Hawkins

3 CRESENT SIGNAL b.m. (scratch) by Signal Peter, N. Phillips, Phillips

4 PRUDENCE VOLO b.m. by Dillon Volo, E. Rowe, Rowe

5 MARGARET’S SUN b.g. by Peter Volo, H. Myott, Agent, Myott

6 SIGNAL RULE b.m. by Signal Peter John Lord, Haddock

8TH RACE
2.12 Pace

1 JOHN JUDY b.g. by Peter Scott, W. H. Bird, Lovell

2 CASH COUNTER ro.m. (scratch) by Counterpart, E. P. Cray, Safford

3 HARKAWAY b.h. by Hollyrood Harkaway, George Reed, Chappelle

4 NEWBROOKE VOLO bl.h by Peter Volo, J. Brislin, Muny

5 ROYAL NAPOLEON ch.h. by Napoleon Direct, J. Porteous, Toole

9TH RACE
Classified Pace

1 ELEANOR C. GRATTON b m. by Gratton at Law W. H. Bird, Lovell

2 MISS DOROTHY bl.m. by Corporal Lee, Ralph Laime, Harkins

3 KELLY HANOVER b.g. (scratch) by Sandy Flash Mr. Pierson, Agent, Pierson

SIGNAL MERRIMAN (write-in)

4 PETER’S IDEAL b.g. by Peter Dean R. Colby, Phalen

5 SYMBOL LUCY b.m. (scratch) by Symbol S. Forest, E. Casper, Burlingame

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, July 8, 1938

Gorham Fair Grounds

The official race program for the Friday, July 8, 1938 Gorham Fair Races at Narragansett Park. The program includes the name of race officials and the name of the chairman of the Maine Racing Commission. Pari-mutuel betting was operated under the supervision of the Maine Racing Commission. Rules for the Daily Double races are also recorded on the program. The program also includes photographer Guy Kendall's handwritten notes on race finishes and times, as well as changes in the race line up. Kendall noted amounts of bets he placed in the upper left corner of each race slate and his winnings in the upper right corner.

 

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