The Devonshire Race Track Sale, Daily Racing Form, 1919-08-08


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THE DEVONSHIRE RACE TRACK SALE MONTREAL Quej Angast 7 Bradley Wilson representing the Thoroughbred Horse Association of America has beca in Montreal for the past few days negotiating for the purchase of the Devonshire Tark race track at Windsor Qnt This plant is controlledhy Montreaf men who gave Wilson an option for thirty days yesterddy afternoon afternoonThe The option calls for the controlling interest in the Western Racing Association which operated the track previous to the order incouncil prohibit ¬ ing betting on nice tracks in Caiiada The amount agreed npon for t ie purchase of he plant was n6t made public not the amount paid for the option although1 it is said to be 35000 35000Bradley Bradley Wilspn left tonight for Saratoga where there will be a meeting of the Horsemens Associa ¬ tion on Suudayafterno6n In purcliasing pevonsliire Park the Horsemens Association are faliowing out their iilans in Kentucky where they control ail of tlie race courses Tfie associatiftn had tlie backing of several wealthy men and recentljr bbtight the cohtrolling interest in Havre deGrace race track which they will willopera opera ttfnext autumn Mr Duggah president of the1 Western Racing As ¬ sociation confirmed the storjr that an option for thirty days had been given by his association to Bradley Wilson for the Horsemens Association

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