Dates for 36-Day Meet Are Sought by Del Mar: Will Make Application When Board Meets This Wednesday, Daily Racing Form, 1944-05-29


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Dates for 36Day Meet Are Sought by Del Mar MarWill Will Make Application When Board Meets This Wednesday WednesdayLOS LOS ANGELES Calif May 27 Del Mar Bing Crosbys popular race course will apply to the California Horse Racing Board for a 36day race meeting starting Friday July 28 to September 4 when the board meets in the State Building next Wednesday it was announced today by general manager Willard Tunney TunneyDarkened Darkened since Pearl Harbor the racing plant has been used by the armed forces at various times since the outbreak of the war and in recent months the Crosby in ¬ terests have operated a small parts manu ¬ facturing plant which will continue in one of the Fair buildings on the grounds groundsTunney Tunney stated that a liberal purse dis ¬ tribution is being arranged and the Del Mar Handicap with an endowment of 5000 added will be revived A new stake possibly carrying a valuation of 10000 will be inaugurated commemorating the memory of the late William Bill Quigley who successfully guided the destiny of the radio and screen stars track until his death deathThe The track which carries the title Whera the Turf Meets the Surf will be request ¬ ing dates that will not conflict with dates already granted Hollywood Park Del Mar will await the Racing Boards action next Wednesday before announcing any furtnef plans

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