Open House At Dade Park: Large Crowd Visits Kentucky Track Sunday to See Improvements.; Track in Fine Condition--Approximately 500 Horses Available--Management Anticipates Most Successful Meeting., Daily Racing Form, 1934-07-31


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OPEN HOUSE AT DADE PARK Large Crowd Visits Kentucky Track Sunday to See Improvements Track in Fine Condition Approximately BM Horses Available Management Antici ¬ pates Most Successful Meeting HENDERSON Ky July 30 The elev ¬ enth annual race meeting at the Dade Park Racing Associations plant under the super ¬ vision of J C Ellis will get under way next Saturday August 4 for twentysix days of racing which concludes September 3 3According According to track superintendent Roy Knight there are nearly 400 horses on the grounds with applications on file for some now resting at Fairmount Park others from Latonia Chicago and Bainbridge When the bugle blows for the opening race Saturday Knight expects to have at least 500 thor ¬ oughbreds quartered at the course courseTrainers Trainers have paid superintendent Knight many compliments on the conditions of the racing strip Horsemen have found the soil perfect for propping their charges and not one complaint has been received from con ¬ ditioners some having been on the grounds since the conclusion of the recent Latonia meeting Knight has been here since early April and he has given the track much attention attentionSunday Sunday was visitors day and a large num ¬ ber of racing enthusiasts who came out to the course found many improvements Sight ¬ seers heard announcers giving descriptions of imaginary races over the recentlyin ¬ stalled public address system The new Puett stall gate was also on exhibition while workmen were busy completing the new ap ¬ proximate odds board in the center field General fieldGeneral manager Ellis who was on hand to extend a welcome to the visitors was much enthused over the interest displayed and with the upward trend in business in other sections of the country as well as here and expects the coming season to be one of the best in the history of the plant plantW W H Shelley who will serve as racing secretary opened his office today and horse ¬ men began registering their horses for the coming meeting

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