Tropical Park Seeks Dates for Two 20-Day Meetings, Daily Racing Form, 1945-06-30


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Tropical Park Seeks Dates For Two 20-Day Meetings MIAMI, Fla., June 29.— The Gables Racing Association has applied to the Florida Racing Commission for its usual split season in 1945-46 at Tropical Park. Dates requested are December 25 to January 16, and March 5 to March 27, each meeting to embrace 20 days. Tropical Park officials pointed out that its meetings have been held on these dates for many years. The Tropical Park application poses a problem for the board as Gulfstream Park has asked for a permit for a 40-day meeting, beginning March 6. Hialeah Park previously applied for 40 days, from January 17 to March 4, the interval between the proposed two Tropical Park sessions. The Florida turf season is limited to 120 days, allowing each of the three local tracks 40 racing days.

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