Sunday is Inspection Day: Fair Grounds Open to Public - Eligible List for Inaugural Handicap Pleases Secretary, Daily Racing Form, 1932-01-15


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SUNDAY IS INSPECTION DAY Fair Grounds Open to Public Eligible List for Inaugural Handicap Pleases Secretary. NEW ORLEANS, La., Jan. 14. With the New Orleans Welfare Associations one-day charity meeting set for Sunday, January 24, at Jefferson Park, the regular annual public inspection of Fair Grounds has been set for the coming Sunday. The entire grounds will be thrown open to the public and numerous special entertainment features are planned. Officials and employes of the Louisiana Jockey Club will -show visitors through the plant, which has for a number of years been one of the show places of New Orleans and one of the most pretentious and complete race courses in the country, and this season embraces even more features than ever before. Joseph McLennan, racing secretary of the Louisiana Jockey Club, reports an encourag- ing response in subscriptions for the ,000 added Inaugural Handicap, the three-quarters race for three-year-olds and over, that will head the opening Fair Grounds program Monday, January 25. Wednesday morning he received the nominations of Knebelkamp and Morris Spanish Play, Frank Serembas Nyack and Etonardo, Superior Stables Supreme Sweet and Hy-man. Southland Stables Playtime and E. R. Bradleys Bar Hunter, Busted, Bertjohn and Broad Meadows for the race. McLennan anticipates an entry list of about thirty and the starting field may embrace all the leading sprinters here. Nominations for the stake will close Saturday and announcement of weights will be made a week from today.

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