Fire Destroys Huntington Grandstand-Meeting Declared Off, Daily Racing Form, 1926-04-21


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Fire Destroys Huntington Grandstand — Meeting Declared Off HUNTINGTON, W. Vs., piil ." At : ■. early hour this morning fire of unknown Otipin broke out in the grandstand at the Tri-State Pair Oroiinds. and in a f.-w hours educed the Structure to a mass of smoldering ruins. Th. Judges stand was the onl other building on the grounds that became a victim of the Masses. Following the conflagration, president W. R, Descaas of the West Virginia Jockey Club announced that the remaining five days of the meeting would be declared off. He also stated that work would i «- . uumcric-d at once on the ere -tion of a new steel and I on. rate grandstand and that a summer meeting of thirteen days will be- given here the latter part of June. There will be a general scattering of the itabies Which took part at this me.-iing, some shipping to Akron. Columbus, l/cxington and Maple Heights. Cleveland Judge E. C. tBBith departed for New York and judge William Fhillips for I ex n-ton. Ky. Starter Arthur M. Knight, whose work was excellent here, will leave for Hutish Columbia, he will dispatch, the fields at the Vancouver and Victoria niuoUBps next sumn.-r

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