Fort Erie Race Track Improvements., Daily Racing Form, 1908-07-19


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FORT ERIE RACE TRACK IMPROVEMENTS Buffalo N Y July 18 Many extensive and ex ¬ pensive improvements have been made and are nip idly approaching completion at Fort Erie where racing will begin July 29 following the close at Windsor The turns of the track have been thrown up and widened cement laid down in front of the grandstand new walks and covered passages pro ¬ vided thp saddling paddock remodeled the club ¬ house refurnished and fitted up to date and the whole plant repainted and brightened until it looks the new place It very largely is The feature of the opening day will be the Canadian Derby of 3500 the richest event for threeyearolds In Canada The officials will include Judges Nelson and Murphy and starter Dude all of whom are now officiating at Windsor The meeting Is the first given by the Niagara Jockey Club which became the owner of the property two years ago

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