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Gala Day Collage766 views1.—Walter R. Cox, W. H. Cane and J. M. Beldon after Mr. Cane had accepted the trophy which went to the Good Time Stable.
2.—Guy Ozark, Dickerson up, after the Arden Homestead Stable champion had trotted an exhibition mile.
3.—Barney Fralick and W. H. Dickinson of the Connecticut River Stock Farm, Hatfield, Mass., could not resist going over for the big day.
4.—After Dorwood Farm's mare, The Ripples, had won an event, with J. M. Beldon presenting the trophy to Driver Robley while Theo. Maxfield held the mare.
5.—When W. J. McDonald of Boston won an event with Albia Maxey he delegated Dr. J. T. McGlynn of the "Mets" to accept the trophy which George T. James presented.
6.—George T. James, Thomas Berry, J. M. Beldon, L. B. Sheppard and W. K. Dickerson lined up for THE TROTTER AND PACER photographer.
7.—The original Sam Williams, L. B. Sheppard and W. H. Cane can be clearly seen in this picture, but some cravenetted gentleman is trying to hide Walter Cox.
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9.—Frank D. Phillips of Goshen and Job G. Sherman.
10.—Fireglow, the new champion racing two-year-old.

Image from the Oct 27, 1927 Trotter and Pacer magazine courtesy of Don Daniels
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Weequahic Park Race Officials 1929694 viewsA group of officials and guests of the Junior League at the annual inter-city meeting held Is last month at Weequahic Park, Newark, N. J. Reading from left to right are Fred C. Green of the Boston Transcript; J. Burns; J. H. Gilbody, secretary of the Metropolitan Driving Club; R. E. Kelsey; C. L. Stickney, starting judge; Dr. J. T. McGlynn, chairman of the race committee of the "Mets,' " and Frank G. Trott of the Boston Globe.

from Aug 15, 1929 Trotter and Pacer magazine


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Putting the Cart before the Horse286 viewsAn unusual harness race, with the driver facing backwards, takes place at Weequahic Park, Newark, New Jersey, 17th October 1928.

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