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JUWDVV, AUGUST 30, 1009.
OCTOBER tt, 12, 13, 14, 15 AND 16, 1 909, ARE THE DATES FOR THE GREAT
T be held ait MlbM(MeijaqjMe9 Mew Ifflexic
This Will be the Greatest Exposition Ever Held in the Southwest
NOT A DULL MOMENT
DAY OR NIGHT
The 2s J 2 Pace
Ball Durham Stake
f ! Will be raced on "Ball
: I Durham Day." Oct. 15.
This stake was given by The Hlackwell j
Durham Tobacco Company.
Ample Hotel and Restausant Accom
modations will be provided, and the Sec
retary will gladly make reservations for
those who request hi.n to do so.
A REAL AIRSHIP
Sailing over mountains and valleys, is one of
the attractions that will positively be seen.
This is the first time in the history of this
section of the country that this wonderful
spectacle has ever been witnessed.
fail to see the coming mode
crowning success of the age.
$1,500 in prizes have been offered for
the greatest of American sport. The am
ateur championship of the Southwest will
be decided at Albuquerque's excellent
base ball park, participated in by the best
teams in New Mexico, Arizona, Southern
Colorado, and El Paso. Texas. This is an
event that annually stuns the veracity of
all fandom, and the interest is at fever
I t ,
TUESDAY, OCT. 12.
2:30 Trot .
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 13.
I'rec for All race
2:30 Mix Trot and Pace, for IU-rnalillo County Horse
THURSDAY, OCT. 13.
2:23 Iaoc $.vm
2:2" Trot 5n0
riUDAY, OCT. 15.
"Bull Durham Day"
7 2:12 Pace, Dull Duham Stake
Donated by lllnckneU's Pui linni Toltaeco Co.
SATURDAY, OCT. 16.
No. 8 Free for All Trot $500
No. 9 1', Mile Handicap, trot and aoe. for Bernalillo
CoiuHy Ilorttes 300
Running Race Program
V Mile Dut.li
4' j Furlongs
Derby 1 Mile ....
4 1 J Furlongs ,
Delay Dace 5 Mile.
8fi 1'urloiigM 15
Mile Handicap .-,o
Half Mile Dash 100
?i Mile Duhl i s
Never before has a real marathon race
been run in the Southwest. This-is one
of the features that ancient Rome consid
ered "king" of all sports; it thrilled all the
world during the late Olympian sports in
England. The best runners in the coun
try will take part. Don't fail to witness
the greatest endurance that man is capa
The cream of the turf will take part in
the greatest orse races ever pulled off in
have been offered in prizes which insures
the finest thoroughbreds being entered
that are r.ow racing in this country.
For Full Information and Entry Blanks Address the Secretary.
W. G. TIGHT, Ptesident JOHN B. RflcIiflANUS, Secretary