Washington Park Ready: Everything in Shape for Opening Next Wednesday--List of Officials Announced., Daily Racing Form, 1927-05-30


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WASHINGTON PARK READY Everything in Shape for Opening OpeningNext Next Wednesday List of ofOfficials Officials Announced HOMEWOOD HI May 28 The great In ¬ terest manifested In the opening of the Chi ¬ cago racing season here at Washington Park next Wednesday is reflected in the many visitors to the plant in the last few days It is anticipated that if the weater is favorable on Sunday there will be several thousand drop in to see how things are shaping up General Manager C W Hay says they will find everything ready for the opening of the spring meeting on Wednesday afternoon with the 5000 Washingtdn Park Handicap as the chief attraction Manager Hay today made public the complete list of officials who will be in charge of the sport during the twenty six days of racing It follows Stewards Martin Nathanson Robert M Sweitzer John T Ireland IrelandPlacing Placing Judges Joseph McLennan W S Sherwood C F Henry HenryGeneral General Manager C W Hay HayStarter Starter Harry Morrissey MorrisseyPaddock Paddock Judge Richard Leigh and Francis Dunne DunneTimer Timer Walter Gum GumClerk Clerk of the Scales Arthur E Blanchard BlanchardPatrol Patrol Judges Earl Newman and Francis Dunne DunneTrack Track Superintendent Win Myer MyerWord Word was received today from John Schorr trainer for E B McLean publisher and sportsman that the good sprinter Prince of Wales would be shipped here from St Louis to compete in the Washington Park Han ¬ dicap dicapManager Manager Hay announces that special race trains will start at Randolph Street stop ¬ ping at Van Buren Twelfth Fiftythird and Sixtythird streets streetsThe The Illinois Central is building a new un ¬ loading platform for passengers at which nine cars can be placed at one time These trains will run as electric cars from Ran ¬ dolph Street to Homewood at which point one of the large Mikado type engines is placed on the trains to convey passengers direct to the track The schedule time is fortyfive minutes a saving of twentyfive minutes over the schedule of last year

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