Red Cross Gets 0,260.28 From Downs Red Cross Day, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-03


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Red Cross Gets 6026028 From Downs Red Cross Day DayLOUISVILLE LOUISVILLE Ky May 1 The Red Cross today received a check for 56026068 which represented the profits from Fridays Derby Eve pro ¬ gram at Churchill Downs Col Matt J Winn head of the local track made the presentation this after ¬ noon to Tim V Hartnett local chair ¬ man of the American Red Cross CrossThe The sum was more than 510000 in excess of the 550000 guarantee which Colonel Winn promised the Red Cross as its share of Fridays re ¬ ceipts Had the profits fallen short of 550000 Churchill Downs would have added enough to bring the total to that figure figureDerby Derby Day a year ago at Churchill Downs gave the Red Cross a 550000 gift

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