Floridas Racing Dates For Next Winter Allotted: Tropical Opens on Nov. 27 and Gulfstream Ends Season April 21, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-14


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Floridas Racing Dates For Next Winter Allotted AllottedTropical i Tropical Opens on Nov 27 and Gulfstream Ends Season April 21 195859 FLORIDA DATES DATESTropical Tropical Park November 27 to January 15 43 days daysHialeah Hialeah Park January 16 througli Tuesday March 3 40 days daystSunshine tSunshine Park January 23 through March 24 52 days daystf tf G ulfstream Park March 4 through April 21 43 days daysFirst First three days of meeting for scholarship and charity funds fundsfin fin eludes two charity days daysffThrcc ffThrcc charity days at end of meetingMIAMI meeting MIAMI Fla May 13 The Florida State Racing Commission today allocated 1958 59 dates to the states four horse tracks tracksTropical Tropical Park was assigned days from December 1 1958 through January 15 1959 Continued on Page Twelve Floridas Racing Dates For Next Winter Allotted AllottedTropical Tropical Opens on Nov 27 and Gulfstream Ends Season April 21 21Continued Continued from Page One Oneplus plus three scholarship or charity days prior to the regular opening date Hialeah Race Course was alloted a January 16 through March 3 session Gulfsfream Park will run from March 4 through April 18 with three additional days after the closing date for scholarship or charity purposes purposesThe The running of the scholarship or char ¬ ity days are optional with the track man ¬ agements but they will be held if past precedent is followed Consequently Tropi ¬ cal is expected to launch its 43day meet November 27 and Gulfstream will close the south Florida season April 21 21Sunshine Sunshine Park Tampa is to operate for 52 days from January 23 through March 24 Two pf these days have been earmarked for charity Actually Tropical and Gulfstream run one scholarship or charity day each in behalf of Hialeah which cannot run its own such programs due to state law mak ¬ ing such racing days mandatory before or after the Tegular season of 120 days Tropi ¬ cal will hold a 43day session with Hialeah running 40 and Gulfstream 43 under the scheduled dates datesThe The assignment of the horse dates was automatic since the state law prescribes choice dates for the track with the highest handle the preceding season second pick to the track with the second highest tote play etc

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