Fence Figures for Miami: Luke Cassidy Gives an Idea of the Immense Area of the New Race Course for Florida, Daily Racing Form, 1924-06-19


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FENCE FIGURES FOR MIAMI Luke Cassidy Gives an Idea of the Immense Area of the New Race Course for Florida. NEW YORK, N. Y, June 18.— According to L A. Cassidy, who recently returned from Miami, the new race course cf the Miami Jockey Club, at Hialeah, the plant will be the largest fenced inclosure in the State of Florida. Some of the figures he has of the fencing of the property show the ordering of 16,251 running feet of fencing, to cost 0,682. A total of 11,835 feet of the fence will be of the seven-foot high, man-proof variety and will inclose the entire property. Four thousand, four hundred and sixteen feet of fence four feet high was purchased to inclose the grandstand, clubhouses and paddock. To surround the track itself. 13.000 feet of fence rails will be required and 1,300 concrete posts will be necessary to hold this barrier. A contract has been awarded to a landscape concern to plant 500 eighteeen-foot Australian pine trees along the front fence. The Florida East Coast Railway Company has completed the grading of the spur from the main line into the race course and will start laying the ties and rails immediately.

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