Holds Option on Lexington Track: Blue Grass Fair Association May Buy the Famous Old Course for 0,000, Daily Racing Form, 1907-02-14


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I | ; * 1 1 I HOLDS OPTION ON LEXINGTON TRACK. Blue Grass Fair Association May Buy the Famous Old Course for 0,000. LextegtoB, Ky.. February 1.1. — W. Harry Brown, as executor ot the estate of ihe late Captain S. S. Drown, lias given the Blue Cra-s 1 air ABBOrtatlOB an option on the local racetrack iwid an effort is now being made to ratee the price, .0,000. by subscription. The Dine Ci-as Fair As.ocia! ion was organized test year ami held ils fust fair on the grounds of the Kentucky Trotting Bone Breeders Association, tint, in order to secure the grounds, had to accept dales much earlier than was desired. The association Wishes to bold its fair each year in the tetter part of September and to d.o this will have to have its own grounds. If the track is pun-hased it is Ihe intention of the lair association to make a number of improvements. It expoc-is in lease the track to the Kentucky Racing Association for spring and fall meetings and to derive addition*] revenue by keeping it up as a winter training ground for thoroughbred horses. In this reaped they will carry out one of the ideas of Captain Brown. .

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