Improvements at New Orleans, Daily Racing Form, 1921-02-14


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3 « in n ■ I d II I . d ii ot f ; t. | 2| 3 !l II 11 II t IMPROVEMENTS AT NEW ORLEANS | NIOW OltU:.NS. La., February IS. At the meet iiil; of the Business Mens Racing Association directors, to be held next week, the board, among its olh r business, will vest authority in president A. B. LettelHer to secure plans from prominent architects, baring fur iis object the ealargemeal of the grandstand, election of a clubhouse, reaur faciic the irack propei. beaatifyhtg ihe infield ami adding space for automobile parking purposes. The , pmnned Improvements will entail a heavy expense, bat the growing patronage justifies it and lite man agemcal is aiming t provide for the publics ctmi fort Pretentions plana are -ii making for the clubhouse. It is Intended to follow the model of Pimlico ami I.aiir. 1 with respect to membership. There will be no paid admissions lo this private ■ : IncMsni Thcuaanda of loads of virgin sand wilj be used in resurfacing the track Bad it i~ Intended to hare the track proper reach an elevation of eight !, , Holies over its pre sea I belghl from the use ,t the new soil. Ii will be put on as soon as the barm u leave here and will hac ample lime lo settle I. ! t, ihe next lucetiag. * - -

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