Centennial Park Plant Nears Completion for July 4 Opener, Daily Racing Form, 1950-05-08


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Centennial Park Plant Nears Completion for July 4 Opener DENVER. Colo., May 6. — More than 40 thoroughbreds already are stabled at the Arapahoe County Fair Grounds, awaiting completion of stables at Centennial Park, Colorados only thoroughbred racing plant. These horses will be moved to Centennial shortly after May 15, scheduled completion date for the barns which will house nearly 1,000 horses during the. 46-day meeting slated to. begin July 4. Little Nipper, the leading two-year-old money winner at Santa Anita, is among the horses already in Colorado for the first thoroughbred racing in the state in 35 years. In four starts at Santa Antia, this bay filly placed first twice, second .once, and was in a dead-heat for third the fourth time. Little Nipper and other horses belonging to Colorado Stables are being trained by E. E. "Eddie" Preshell. The two-million-dollar racing plant just 15 minutes from downtown Denver is well on the way to completion. Centennial officials say that stable owners need have no fears that the track will not be ready by July 4.

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