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Lone patron: Security guard Ralph Costiff and watchdog; Barney; patrol the weedinfested main stretch at Garden City Raceway. The Ontario Jockey Club; which closed the St. Catharines track in 1977 when poor attendance made it uneconomical; claims spiraling costs and poor crowds are crippling the racing industry. Open in full size

Lone patron: Security guard Ralph Costiff and watchdog; Barney; patrol the weedinfested main stretch at Garden City Raceway. The Ontario Jockey Club; which closed the St. Catharines track in 1977 when poor attendance made it uneconomical; claims spiraling costs and poor crowds are crippling the racing industry.

Picture, 1979, English

Lone patron: Security guard Ralph Costiff and watchdog; Barney; patrol the weedinfested main stretch at Garden City Raceway. The Ontario Jockey Club; which closed the St. Catharines track in 1977 when poor attendance made it uneconomical; claims spiraling costs and poor crowds are crippling the racing industry.

Picture, 1979, 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_0096068f