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Ready for races: Two harness horsemen jog their steeds past brand-new; enclosed grandstand at the Barrie Raceway. The $1.5 million racing plant opens Wednesday at the Barrie Fairgrounds. Fresh from successful harness racing at Windsor; Earl Rowe; Jr.; is the operator of new track and intends to have clean competitive racing; great security; good conditions for the horsemen. The new track will hold 2;200 racing fans but Rowe expects 900 to 1;200 per night. Open in full size

Ready for races: Two harness horsemen jog their steeds past brand-new; enclosed grandstand at the Barrie Raceway. The $1.5 million racing plant opens Wednesday at the Barrie Fairgrounds. Fresh from successful harness racing at Windsor; Earl Rowe; Jr.; is the operator of new track and intends to have clean competitive racing; great security; good conditions for the horsemen. The new track will hold 2;200 racing fans but Rowe expects 900 to 1;200 per night.

Picture, 1973, English

Ready for races: Two harness horsemen jog their steeds past brand-new; enclosed grandstand at the Barrie Raceway. The $1.5 million racing plant opens Wednesday at the Barrie Fairgrounds. Fresh from successful harness racing at Windsor; Earl Rowe; Jr.; is the operator of new track and intends to have clean competitive racing; great security; good conditions for the horsemen. The new track will hold 2;200 racing fans but Rowe expects 900 to 1;200 per night.

Picture, 1973, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Sports - Horses - Race - Tracks - Misc

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0096067f