The Montana Meetings., Daily Racing Form, 1896-05-21


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THE MONTANA MEETINGS MEETINGSManager Meetings Manager Tipton Lipton of the Anaconda and Butta Butt Montana Meetings issues the following circular letter to horsemen Thr Thor Montana meetings are now a fixture The present management starts out with brand new equipments now grand stands now betting sheds new barns now paddocks and full mile tracks as good as the best The frequency with which horses have raced over these tracks should be sufficient testimony as to their safety safetySuccessful Successful meetings have been held annually for the past eight years but from present indi Hindi ¬ cations captions 1896 promises to surpass previous years in all that makes firstclass fistulas meetings viz vi at ¬ tendance tenancies betting ample and complete accom Tacoma ¬ modations mediations modationsHorsemen mediations Horsemen may come here with the complete assurance that every event will go as advertised Past meetings have always been conducted with a view to maintaining absolute good faith with visiting horsemen and I do not propose to initi initial ¬ ate the system of declaring off races Contest ¬ ing King fields have always been small and while I hope to somewhat increase the number of horses yet we cannot expect and in fact vre re neither looking for nor wishing to see double tiers of starters startersMontana stateswoman Montana notwithstanding that her silver mines are practically closed is probably the most prosperous state in the union and her peo peon ¬ ple pale are perfectly devoted to racing hence large attendance and excellent betting With fair contests and figuring from past records it should be safe predicting that pools amounting to 50000 per day will be the average for 1896 1896The The climate during the summer months is uni Zuni ¬ formly formally perfect for racing cloudless skies warm days and cool nights and it has been demon ¬ strated striated that horses from all sections of the country campaigning here during the hot sea ¬ son take on rather than lose flesh and conse cone ¬ quently queenly are big and stout and in much better shape for bruising races in the fall months than those that have raced in the excessive heatof heat other sections sectionsAll sectional All railroads running into Montana have made a rate on horses of one fare for round trip You pay full fare here and return free of charge Bates apply on all points from the coast and from St Paul and Missouri river After horses reach Anaconda it is only twentyseven twenty miles to Butte thus giving fortyone fortune days racing with practically no shipment Other Montana meet ¬ ings dings will follow Programmes Programmers for running races will be issued biweekly There will be three or more racas fracas each day the purses averaging 300 each Entries to stakes and handicaps close May 25

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