Training Activities Continue At Fairmount Park Course, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-24


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Training Activities Continue At Fairmount Park Course CourseCOIiLINSVILLE COIiLINSVILLE 111 May 22 General manager D C Burnett naturally concerned with the terrific rains of the last two weeks announces that up to this time Fairmount Parks racing strip has been in good enough shape for training activities and the some 400 horses on the grounds were making their moves in more or less limberingup fashion following their shipment here by vans from Kentucky and Illinois IllinoisPerhaps Perhaps one of the soundest investments Fairmount Park has made general man ¬ ager Burnett said was the installation of a special automatic electrically operated pump which has carried off all the excess water that has come on the grounds or in the parking area areaWater Water which flowed from the entire countryside went past Fairmounts parking lot in Black Lane Creek manager Burnett said When the creek filled it backed up and caused a flood in front of our betting sheds on one occasion last year The new pump not only carries the water off the grounds but has a special check valve which prevents the waters return through the pipes which run directly to the plant proper

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