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Trotting And Pacing Races

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Tho Turf, Field and Farm says: "In 1H71 Miore wero 1,475 trotting and paoing races in the United States, amounting in value to $700,231. TIn; trotting : icing races were divided ts follows ; 1,399 trotting mooa in harneas, wagon and saddle (in 205 ofwhiob. the amoun uf pune or premium ia omittéd), ' at' mile beate, 1 at toree quarters of a miio heat, 10 ut two mile heats, 1 it, three mile, the balance mile beats, or mile best throo in tivu, aniountiiig to f716, 051. There were seventy-one diublo team ii'ot;, in eleven of whinh purses wero oniitted, amoantiag to i?2.s,o;,. Therc wen; 106 paoing races, in tweuty-one of whioh the p'irscs wcre omitted, niUDiiiiling tu . - ■, 1 i i. i' ono niilo heat pace, and ono of two-iuile heats. Of the 337 trotting and pneins mees in whioh purses were omitted, it is reo sonable tosay that they would not fall short of f20,000, giviiig as aboutfl.OOO,KX) ;is to the aniouiits of Btakes, punes mei premiums for the year 1H71. Bo readers ean judge frona these Ggnres wbat in immemse sum tho trotting tu:t in tlio country represenfs. A profile map qftbe bed of Lake ridiaaia on a line between M'lwaukee and trand Haven, ezbibiting the f'oi'iu of the depth, etc, shows that tho great■si dop! ii ui' the lake i.s ■') 1 1 feet at a ,auce ui' 50 miles irom ililwaukee,


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Michigan Argus