Alamo Will Not Close, Daily Racing Form, 1935-05-06


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ALAMO WILL NOT CLOSE SAN ANTONIO Texas May 4 Raymond Russell president of Alamo Downs today branded as a malicious falsehood the report that the San Antonio race track would close before May 18 Although rainy weather has held down the attendance and certificate play both of which are greater by ten per cent than they were a year ago at the in ¬ augural spring meeting Russell said we are looking forward optimistically to a suc ¬ cessful meeting and feel sure Ihat we will pull out of the red before the May 18 finale But regardless of how we finish we will con ¬ tinue to keep faith with the horsemen and the fans and run through the allotted time with no deviation from our purses which call for a total distribution during the twentyone day meeting of 90000 s

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