Baldwin Confirms the Reports: Says George Rose and Barney Schreiber Will be Part Owners of New Track, Daily Racing Form, 1907-09-04


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BALDWIN CONFIRMS THE REPORTS. Says George Rose and Barney Schreiber Will Be Part Owners of New Track. Los Angeles, Cal., September 3. In an interview given at his Santa Anita Ranch, E. J. Baldwin confirms the recent reports that George Rose and Barney Schreiber are to join him in the building and operation of the track at Arcadia; that the sanction of the Pacific Jockey Club has been received and that a meeting to open Thanksgiving Day will be held next winter. "George Rose and Barney Schreiber will be associated with me in the building of the track and conducting the race meeting," said Mr. Baldwin. "Agreements have been drawn and signed by Schreiber and myself and Rose has accepted the same terms and will sign the agreements when he arrives from Europe. The new jockey club will be formed immediately after he arrives and probably several other wealthy Los Angelans will be associated with us. "Everything is thoroughly understood between Rose, Schreiber and myself and President Tom Williams of the Pacific Jockey Club has promised to sanction the meeting and give us dates and protection against outlaw tracks. There will ho-ample time for finishing the track after the jockey club is organized and we intend to open Thanksgiving Day for a winter meeting. The grading for the track is progressing rapidly. There is only one cause for any delay in starting work upon the grandstand and other buildings and that is the necessity of waiting for the arrival of Rose. After he conies and the jockey club is organized, we will have all the money we will require for finishing the track and the buildings will be rushed to completion. "Rose will not put on a book at the track, as he has decided to retire from bookmaking and will be actively associated with Schreiber and myself in conducting the business affairs of the jockey club. He, Schreiber and myself have had an understanding for several months and are in perfect accord as regards all plans. Business will go with a rush after Rose comes and tiic jockey club is organized. The details of selecting a manager, deciding upon the length of the mooting, arranging the stakes and attending to all business affairs necessary for completing the track and holding the first winter meeting will be attended to without delay."

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