Work on Hamilton Course: Canadian Track Being Groomed for Meeting, Scheduled to Open June 25, Daily Racing Form, 1927-06-20


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WORK ON HAMILTON COURSE Canadian Track Being Groomed for Meeting, Scheduled to Open June 25. HAMILTON, Ont, June 18. A large force of men is employed at the Hamilton track, preparing for the opening of the jubilee meeting on Saturday, June 25, and the course will look its best when the gates are opened to the public. A number of stables are already quartered at tlie track and, judging by the demand for stall room, there will be an abundance of racing material. All the prominent stables that have been racing in Canada this sear and several from New York, which will make their first appearance in Ontario this season at the Hamilton meeting, have made applications for accommodations. The three most important stakes of the meeting are the Mountain Valley Stakes, for two-year-olds, which will be run on the opening day; the Jubilee Handicap, for three-year-olds and upward, at a mile and an eighth, on Dominion Day, entries for which will not close until June 27, and the Dominion Plate, to be run on Saturday, July 3, at a mile and an eighth, for three-year-olds and over, foaled in Canada. The other features for opening day include the Mount Hope Purse, for three-year-olds and older, foaled in Canada, at a mile and a sixteenth; the Salisbury Purse, for three-year-olds, at a mile and seventy yards, and the Tapleytown Plate, for three-year-olds and older, at a mile and a sixteenth. The first race each day will be called at 2:30 p. m. standard time. The following officials have been appointed for the meeting: Stewards, Col. Gordon J. Henderson, A. G. "Weston, H. P. Conkling, together with Francis Nelson, representing the Canadian Racing Associations ; judges, D. S. Gilles and Joseph McLennan; handicappor and racing secretary, Joseph McLennan.

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