Program Book For Bowie Meeting, Daily Racing Form, 1918-11-09


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PROGRAM BOOK FOR BOWIE MEETING Paltimore Md Xovember S The program liook for the first nine days of the impending autumn meeting of the Southern Maryland Agricultural Association Xovember 14 to Xovembcr SO inclusive inclusiveat at Prince Georges Park Itowie has been issued Ifaciug Secretary Joseph McLennan McLennanIt It provides for the distribution among horsemen who have planned to participate in the windup meeting of the season in the east of upward of 40000 The total distribution for the meeting will be about 80000 but the lMmk for tlie last seven days will not be formulated until Mr Mc ¬ Lennan lias found out just what horses to provide for Xo piirs at Uowie track will Jiivc a smaller value than S600 in added money The overnight handicaps will pay 700 and 800 800Situated Situated about midway between Baltimore and Washington on the Intelurban electric line Prince Georges Iark enjoys the patronage of l oth cities But Washington folk call it their own because the Southern Maryland Agricultural Association has fallen heir to the dates spring and fall in the eastern schedule of racing that once belonged to the Washington Jockey Club which until 190S onducted its racing at the once popular Benning oursc ourscBecause Because of the great dcmrnd for stalls more than twentyfive per cent of the horses that will ta la part in the coming meeting at Prince Georges Park will stable at Benning track and train there Special arrangements have been made with the managers of the iuterurban electric line and with the Pennsylvania railroad which has a station about a mile and a half from the track at the town of Bowie for the transportation of horses Intween Benning and Prince Georges Park also between Pimlico and Bowie

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