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Hight and Nelson compete at Oakland Park — Gardiner, Maine 1877

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August harness racing at Oakland Park in Gardiner, Maine attracted horsemen competing for pursing adding up to $1500.00. Horsemen’s names included J.B. Littlefield of Auburn, Sol Ryeson of Auburn, w.B. Smith of Gardiner, A. Tufts of Skowhegan, A.S. Pease of Gardiner, James Powers of Jefferson, Rufus Bean of Hallowell, L.J. Brackett of Windham, Walter Merrill of Dexter,…

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A Sampler of Ideas — Strategic Conversations for Maine Harness Racing

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This document provides a sampler of ideas generated from my research for the Lost Trotting Parks Heritages Center, observations and many conversations with Maine agricultural fair officials, harness horsemen, track personnel, historians, and members of professional organizations. The Idea Sampler includes promotion, rebranding, and marketing ideas for Maine’s agricultural fairs, harness racing at Maine fairs and private…

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