Santa Anita Opening Postponed, Daily Racing Form, 1907-11-23


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SANTA ANITA OPENING POSTPONED. Los Angeles, Cal., Xovemher 22. The opening of the new race track at Santa Anita, "Lucky" P.aldwins ranch, scheduled for Thanksgiving day, lias been postponed until Saturday, December 7. The directors today, Including George Hose, reviewed the course, and, after going over the ground carefully, decided that at least two weeks more would be necessary to get things into running Bliape. The top dressing has not yet been laid on the course, and waterpipes will have to lie run clear around the track. Moreover, the grandstand, while almost finished, is not quite ready for public occupancy. These and other minor details preclude the possibility of a Thanksgiving day start. Mr. Rose said tonight that he took this action in consideration of the public, but says things will surely he In splendid condition by December 7.

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