Duryea Plans a Private Track, Daily Racing Form, 1907-10-26


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DURYEA PLANS A PRIVATE TRACK. Herman B. Duryea, the wealthy New York turfman, is intending, it is said, to build a mile race track in" connection with the wiuter home and breediug farm he is establishing on his property near Hickory Viilley, Tenn. Mr. Duryea owns a large tract of laud there, but had secured options on some adjoining property,, on which he proposed to hulld. the track. When the owners learned of his plans they refused to sell at the prices agreed upon when the options were taken. Suits have been brought to determine the validity of the options and the plans for the race track will, be held up until" the question of ownership is decided. Mr. Duryea is said to be planning to inakc; Hickory Valley Farm the equal of any winter home for thoroughbreds in the country.

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