Rebuilding at Brighouse: New Grandstand Being Erected on Site of One Destroyed by Fire-Prospects Excellent, Daily Racing Form, 1923-04-29


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REBUILDING AT BRIGHOUSE New Grandstand Being Erected on Site of One Destroyed by Fire — Prospects Excellent. SAN FRANCISCO. Cal., April 28.— Robert F. I.eighton. racing secretary of the Pacific Coa-st Jockey Club, who is now in Vancouver. B. C. where he is to direct the racing at Brighouse Park this summer, writes j that the rebuilding at the race track is progressing fast. A new grandstand had to be constructed, as tire destroyed the old struc- | ture last year. Leighton is very much pleased with both the outlook for the improved appearance of j the plant and for the sport to be put on. ; Brighouse boasts one of the few mile tracks in the Northwest. Quite a number of horses are in training in preparation for the coming racing at the Vancouver tracks and at Willows Park, Vic- , toria. William Reed has Nebraska and Chevil-lard at Brighouse. while the following are being galloped at Hastings Park: H. Gro-cutt — Starkey, Tom Wcllman and four others; Mrs. C. A. McKenzie — Killarney Belle, Royal Irish, George Pearson, Golden Flight. Tuscan I and Prairie Rose. C. A. Prenter — Louvain. Klastina and Brigper:dens. George Canty — Mary Fuller, Billy Nestlehouse and Oaken Belle. Mrs. 10. A. Bamsey — La Bete Noire. Winkling Water and Puulhamous. F. Foreman — Daring Rose, Vodka, Bill Deitch-man and Dinna Fash. Starkey. Zamloch and a few of the others were well known on eastern tracks. Starkey j is a chestnut gelding, by Sunstar — Merry Margot. About twelve horses are in training at Victoria. — — i «

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