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Memorial Day Races Advertisement (1885)

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Memorial Day Races Advertisement (1885)

Description

This is a photograph of an advertisement for horse races in Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ on May 30, 1885 hosted by the Bergen County Agricultural Society. This particular event was part of a four day long celebration for Decoration Day.

Creator

Bergen County Agricultural Society

Source

This item was taken from a scrapbook belonging to Joseph Evans.

Publisher

Unknown newspaper

Date

1885-05-30

Contributor

Barto, Elizabeth

Rights

Public Domain

Format

JPG

Language

English

Type

Still Image

Coverage

1880's
Ho-Ho-Kus (N.J.)

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Transcription

Trotting and Running at Ho-Ho-Kus, N.J., on Decoration Day May 30, 1885, at 2 p.m.

3 minute class, $25: 1st $12, 2d $8, 3d $5.

Match running race, $100. One-half mile heats, best 2 in 3.

2.45 class, purse $50: 1st $25, 2d $15, 3d $10.

Mile heats, 3 in 5 to harness. National rules to govern. Five to fill, three to start.

Entrance fee, 10 per cent. of purse.

Entries close on day of race at 12 m., with M.D. White, Secretary.

J.H. Bamper, President.
Admission, 25 c.


The Bergen County Fair will be held September 8th and continue four days.

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Newspaper

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