1939 — Watching The Action and Reading the Results at the Oxford County Fair — South Paris, Maine

The fairground of the old Oxford County Fair are now occupation by a public high school including their track and field facility. Many years have passed since horsemen with their Standardbreds graced the winner’s circle at this fair. Willis Whittemore spoke of growing up with the track in his backyard. It was his initiation into a sport he came to love and in his final year purchased a mare with what he considered a great pedigree. This storyboard provides racing photographs and the results of racing at this fairground in 1939. My thanks to Paul Wilder at the Harness Racing Museum in Goshen, New York for providing the USTA Yearbook printed results for racing at the track.

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