Narragansett Completed: New Rhode Island Track Ready for Gala Opening on Wednesday.; President OHara Still Hopeful of Staging Cavalcade-Equipoise Race--Other Stars to Be Seen Under Colors., Daily Racing Form, 1934-07-31


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NARRAGANSETT COMPLETED New Rhodt Island Track Beady for Gala Opening on Wednesday President OHars Still Hopeful of Staging StagingCavalcadeEquipoise CavalcadeEquipoise Bace Other Stars Starsto to Be Seen Under Colors FAWTUCKET R I July 30 Walter E OHara president of the Narragansett Rac ¬ ing Association is more than hopeful that his offer of 20000 for a special race de ¬ signed to lure C V Whitneys Equipoise and Mrs Isabel Dodge Sloanes Cavalcade into competition at Narragansett Park where the inaugural meeting opens Wednesday will be accepted by both owners ownersHe He was encouraged when Mr Whitney informed him that he is agreeable to the proposed event From trainer Thomas J Healey he received assurances that Equi ¬ poise has recovered from the troublesome hoof which interrupted his training for sev ¬ eral weeks and that the chestnut is again working steadily at Saratoga Springs OHara is determined to go the limit to bring the two stars of the turf together at his new track He will resume negotiations with Mrs Sloane as soon as she has sufficiently recovered from her illness to discuss the matter matterRegardless Regardless of whether Equipoise and Cavalcade race at Narragansett Park New England turf enthusiasts will see many other star thoroughbreds in action Nom ¬ inations for the eleven stakes closed tonight tonightRacing Racing secretary Campbell who arrived from Arlington Park last night and imme ¬ diately assumed his duties here reports that entries for almost every stake were receivd from Mrs Payne Whitneys Greentree Stable H P Headley Edward R Bradley Mrs John Hertz C V Whitney F A Carreaud Warren Wrights Calumet Stable and A G Vanderbilts Sagamore Stable among others othersCandidates Candidates for stakes for older horses in ¬ clude Discovery Red Wagon Larranaga Thomasville Bazaar Blue Again Black Buddy Big Beau Hadagal Sea Fox Time Supply Dogmata Rose Cross Miss Merri ¬ ment Red John and Watch Him while for the Old Colony a juvenile stake Black Helen New Flag Sailor Beware Jessie D M Blackbirder Blood Root Boxthorn Nellie Flag Wise Sister Preeminent Bal lardia and Alaric are among those named Campbell pointed out that this is only a par ¬ tial list and that the complete roster will include the names of even more prominent thoroughbreds The stables are filling rap Idly and today it was virtually a certainty that every one of the 1000 stalls will be oc ¬ cupied before the meeting opens Wednesday WednesdayToday Today Narragansett Park stood completed All the major construction work is finished Only rough edges here and there remain to be smoothed OHara made two wagers of 1000 each today one that the first race on opening day would be off by 235 oclock the other than 40000 people will be in attendance attendanceThe The chief work done today consisted of putting the finishing touches to the roads and adding refinements to the course such as laying out flower beds planting shrub ¬ bery dusting and cleaning Tomorrow OHara will be host to those who aided in the completion of a recordbreaking job to build a modern race track within sixty days

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