Winn Observes Eighty-Fourth Birthday in Robust Health, Daily Racing Form, 1945-06-30


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Winn Observes Eighty-Fourth Birthday in Robust Health Col. Matt J. Winn, head of Churchill Downs, Lincoln Fields and Empire City race tracks, will celebrate his eighty-fourth birthday today. In spite of his advanced years, Colonel Winn is still in robust health and still takes a dominating part in the promotion of meetings at the tracks he heads. Colonel Winn just recently concluded the business in connection with the Lincoln Fields meeting which closed last Saturday at Hawthorne, and before that promoted another highly successful Kentucky Derby j at Churchill Downs. He next will take : charge of the affairs of the Empire City track in New York.

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