Pensacola Has Surplus Of Horses.: Instead of 300 Originally Expected, Manager Strode Has to Provide for 500., Daily Racing Form, 1910-11-24


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PENSACOLA HAS SURPLUS OF HOESES Instead of 300 Originally Expected Manager Strode Has to Provide for 500 Pensaeola Kla November 23 The thirty days session 6f racing which begins tomorrow holds out much promise and will afford the people of Pen ¬ sacola an opportunity of witnessing a brand of sport far different from that of last spring The efficient flan of officials that Manager Strode has secured to supervise tlie conduct of racing is in itself a guarantee that the sport will be clean The number cf horses that have come here to engage in the racing exceeds the expectations of the management and as a result has left them unprepared for their proper accommodation Originally it was thought that not more than 300 would be here but the total is over the 450 mark Every available carpenter in ihe city has been pressed into service to build stables and as fast as completed they are put to use About Jifty horses will be temporarily sheltered in several circus tents pending the erection of more stables stablesJudging Judging by the Intense interest displayed in the ratlug the present venture will be successful finan ¬ cially and tomorrows opening crowd will IKJ a banner one The plant while It will present for the first f v ilays a crude appearance will be rushed to completion as MKIII as the carpenters can bo taken away from slall building There will be lift scarcity of ridcri Thev will however be an ordinary lot with J Howard Warren Wrispen and Stciuliardt probably Ixst IxstAll All the officials are on the ground J J Burke who will preside arrived this afternoon The others who will have charge Include E C Smith racing secretary and associate judge William Murray starter and J B Campl eII clerk of the scales scalesTlie Tlie hotels arc Silled to ovcrtlowiug and late trains are bringing fresh arrivals There probably will l e no more than live books on during the meeting Smith Colby and Jones of Chicago will have the lietilng ring privileges privilegesTh Th opening race daily will be s t for 2 oclock affording the public an opiiortiinity to get away from the track at an early hour The street car companies have promised good ser ¬ vice ntnl the running Him from the central part of the city to the race track should not exceed ten uilu ues

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