Stover Has Minnesota Plans, Daily Racing Form, 1907-10-15


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STOVER HAS MINNESOTA PLANS. Sau Francisco, Cal., October 14. If plans which are now on foot can be carried to a successful Issue, another season will witness the revival of raciug in Minnesota. Turfmen who are well known locally are now negotiating for Exposition Park, an excellent racing plant midway between St. Paul and .Minneapolis, with a view lo giving ":i Ihiriy-day meeting over it next summer, contingent, of course, on the possibility of conducting such a meeting without interference from authorities because of the betting feature. W. W. Finn, with whom are associated in the prospective enterprise Harry Stover and L. O. Lee, has returned to Oakland from Minneapolis, whither he went to look the situation over. After discussing the matter with men who are prominent politically in the twin cities and the state, lie was led to believe that legislation would probably be secured this winter which would make it possible to give mixed meetings at Exposition Park. He accordingly submitted a proposition for the use of this track for a thirty-day meeting next summer, which the directors of the State Fair Association, who control the plant, have taken under advisement. Mr. Finn will go to Potaluina within the next few days to confer, with Stover with reference to the deal they now lme on, and while there he will arrange for the shipment of his horses to the Oakland track.

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