Long Branch Meet Opens at Dufferin Park Today, Daily Racing Form, 1945-06-06


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Long Branch Meet Opens At Dufferin Park Today TORONTO, Ont., June 5. — The first ,t ; change in scenery in the local racing season comes tomorrow, when Dufferin Park pro- - | I vides the setting for the seven-day spring ! meeting of the Long Branch Jockey Club. Offering purses of equal, and in many cases, of greater value than more pretentious _ tracks throughout Ontario, gome of ,f i, t, ,t ; - | I ! _ of ,f the best sport of the spring season should be witnessed. Top offering of the Long Branch meeting is the ,000 Orpen Handicap, fashioned for three- and four-year-olds foaled in Canada, at one mile and a sixteenth. Last spring the stake was won by H. C. Hatchs Acara and should he duplicate his perform-n ance this year, he will receive double the winners portion of added money. The Or-g pen Handicap is slated for decision next Saturday. Other stakes programmed in-y elude the ,000 Long Branch Handicap at one mile and a sixteenth to be contested on the closing day of the meeting. There are numerous ,500 overnight affairs on tap and the balance of Simms condition book provides the opportunity foi every type of thoroughbred swinging InU I action.

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