Its Seventeen Days at Each Track: Corrected Statement of the Racing Program of the Hot Springs Meetings, Daily Racing Form, 1917-01-04


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ITS SEVENTEEN DAYS AT EACH TRACK. Corrected Statement of the Racing Program of the Hot Springs Meetings. Hot Springs. Ark.. Jan. 3. — A desire on the part of the Board of Governors of the Business Mens League, the governing body of racing locally, to make no authorized announcement of the proposed spring dates until after some other details had been -ettled. has resulted in errors in the reports as to the dates selected. The dates agreed on by the hoard call for thirty-four racing days, beginning Wednesday. March S at the Oaklawn track, and racing for seventeen days, or nut il Monday, March. :! . inclusive when, without intermission. Essex Park opens on Tuesday. March -1 and races for seventeen days, closing racing at Hot Springs on Saturday. April 14. An appeal on the part of some horsemen to have racing opened here in Hot Springs in Closer touch with the lose of the New Orleans meeting, will have to be disregarded, as it is not considered best ta move the spring racing engagement up any near-ii the New Orleans closing date.

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