Columbus Plans for 1925: Spring Dates for Beulah Park Announced Form April 18 to May 9 - Plan Improvements, Daily Racing Form, 1924-11-18


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COLUMBUS PLANS FOR 1925 Spring Dates for Beulah Park nounced From April 18 to May 9 Plan Improvements. COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 17. Harry D. Shepard, general manager of the Capital City Racing Association, which operates the Beulah Park track, Grove City, announces that the directors of the club set their dates for the 1925 spring meeting to begin April IS and clcsa May 9, which is one day earlier than this year. Extensive improvements at the spacious plant are planned, including additional cottage barns, cyclone fence and a re-arrangement of the entrances. There has also been some talk of a running meeting at the mile track next year, but general manager Shepard, who is the guiding genius at both Grove City and the Driving Club, said that while he had heard some talk of the runners invading the Driving Park, that nothing of a tangible nature had come out of the discussion. Obviously the racing schedule for the spring of 1925 will be practically the same as this year. W. E. Deegan, millionaire coai operator of Huntington, W. Va., plans to give a spring meeting at the Barboursville mile track "to precede Beulah Park. It will likely be of thirteen days duration, April 4-18. Aside from Huntington the official dates for the spring meetings follow: Columbus, April 18-May 9 ; Maple Heights, May 9-30; Brooklyn, June 6-20. The Ohio State Derby, three-year-olds, at a mile and an eighth, which had its inaugural running when Mrs. R. H. Hoots Black Gold spread cagled his opponents, will have an iadded value of 0,000 next year, double the-amount when Black Gold won. President S. ;X. Holman has not decided as yet whether the Derby will be run at the spring or summer meeting, .hut announced, that the stake program would be made public early in the spring.

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