Novel Events Are Planned: Bainbridge Park Announces Added Attractions for next Week- Amateur Riders Perform, Daily Racing Form, 1933-06-02


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NOVEL EVENTS ARE PLANNED Bainbridge Park Announces Added Attractions for Next Week Amateur Riders Perform. CLEVELAND, Ohio, June 1. Good things are on tap for Bainbridge Park turf patrons, some of which are not to be found in the regular program book. Friday afternoon the second of the , highly popular pony races will be contested over a distance of a quarter-mile. Ponies, sized forty-eight inches or smaller, are entitled to participate in this event, provided they are ridden by children fourteen years old or younger. Saturday afternoon the mile and a sixteenth Cleveland Plain Dealer Handicap will bring together a well matched bunch of three-year-olds and upward. This event will find Cambridgeshire, the sensational Chilean performer, again matched against the redoubtable Fortunate Youth. On Monday it is planned to have one of Clevelands fleetest athletes compete in a race against a thoroughbred, the runner to race an eighth of a mile against a quarter-mile for the race horse. Tuesday, Ladies Day, will be celebrated with the running of another pony race, and Wednesday will usher in the first of the newly planned hurdle races for amateur riders. This event will be run over a mile and a quarter distance, with two-foot brush hurdles to clear. Ohio has not been privileged to see hurdle racing for a good many years and a capacity crowd will likely turn out to see this exhibition. There will be no wagering on the race, and trophies will be awarded the winners. Already many of the leading polo and hunt clubs of the Cleveland district have evinced the desire to enter their flashiest performers in the competition, and the outlook is for a bang-up race, filled with chills and thrills. Ladies days will continue every Tuesday and Friday, on which days the fair sex may enter Bainbridge Park without the necessity of paying either admission or tax charges.

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