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At the Exhibition Grounds.

Horse racing at the track at Exhibition Stadium.

Date: [before 1965].

Photographer: Creative Professional Photographers.

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Behind the scenes activity.

Behind-the-scenes activities at Marquis Downs:

CP-8166-1 to CP-8166-3: Race announcer in his booth with microphone and binoculars

CP-8166-4: Jockey and two other men

CP-8166-5: Men with horse

CP-8166-6: Man works at a typewriter

CP-8166-7 to CP-8166-9: Paddock judge inspects horses.

Date: October 2, 1980.

Photographer: Creative Professional Photographers.

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Canada's Diamond (60th) Jubilee of Confederation in Saskatoon July 1, 1927.

Panoramic view (tinted) of celebrations marking Canada's Diamond (60th) Jubilee of Confederation in Saskatoon July 1, 1927. 6,000 school children dressed in light and dark clothes spelled out "Canada" at racetrack, on Exhibition grounds. Racing stables in background.

Date: July 1, 1927.

Photographer: Steele, Frederick.

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Colour postcard showing pony chuckwagon racing at Pion-Era.

Colour postcard showing pony chuckwagon racing at Pion-Era. This form of racing in Pion-Era was started in 1955. See #7 re history of Pion-Era.

Date: [196-].

Photographer: Gibson, Murray.

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Crowd assembled at Exhibition Grandstand.

Crowd assembled to watch horse racing event in front of Exhibition Grandstand. Exhibition barns visible in distance. Women wear large hats and long skirts.

Photographer: Isaac, Arthur A.

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Crowd in grandstand watching horse races.

Crowd in grandstand watching horse races during the Saskatoon Exhibition.

Photographer: Hillyard, Leonard A.

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Diamond Jubilee of Confederation Saskatoon Sask., July 1st 1927.

Panorama of school pageant in 1927: 6,000 school children assembled at race track at Exhibition. Clothing or banners spell out word "Canada". Behind the children is at tableau of the father of confederation presented by the Fitzgerald Chapter I.O.D.E. the racing stables are in the background. Schools represented left to right: Mayfair, Victoria, Caswell, King Edward, Westmount, Albert, Princess Alex, Pleasant Hill. Racing stables, and Nutana rail yards in background.

Date: July 1, 1927.

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Exhibition Barns.

New barns for race horses at exhibition.

Date: [195-?].

Photographer: CFQC Staff.

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Exhibition grandstand.

Exhibition grandstand, probably third in a series of grandstands, with lattice decoration under roof. It must have been built between 1910 and 1913. (see desc. sheet) Harness racing in progress ? High wires in place for trapeze acts.

Date: 1913.

Photographer: Hillyard and Free.

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Exhibition Grandstand - crowds.

Crowds watching horse racing on the race track from the Exhibition Grandstand.

Date: [ca. 1954].

Photographer: CFQC Staff.

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Exhibition grounds.

Barns, race track, grandstand, and other buildings on Exhibition grounds. Railway boxcars on siding at bottom of photo.

Date: October 11, 1938.

Photographer: Wen, John.

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Exhibition Stadium race track - betting.

Betting windows at the race track of the Exhibition Stadium.

Date: [ca.1954].

Photographer: CFQC Staff.

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Exhibition Stadium race track - callers.

Two horse-race callers at the race track of the Exhibition Stadium.

Date: [ca. 1954].

Photographer: CFQC Staff.

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Exhibition Stadium race track - horse race.

Horses leaving the gate on the race track of the Exhibition Stadium.

Date: [ca. 1954].

Photographer: CFQC Staff.

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Exhibition Stadium race track - tote board.

Horse racing tote board in the middle of the grass oval at the race track of the Exhibition Stadium.

Date: [ca. 1954].

Photographer: CFQC Staff.

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Exhibition Stadium race track - tower.

The finish tower at the race track of the Exhibition Stadium with a crowd in the foreground.

Date: [ca. 1954].

Photographer: CFQC Staff.

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Exhibition Stadium race track - tower.

The finish tower at the race track of the Exhibition Stadium with a crowd in the foreground.

Date: [ca. 1954].

Photographer: CFQC Staff.

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Export "A" Stakes.

Export "A" Stakes, August 17, 1972:

CP-6502-1: Representatives for the sponsor, MacDonald's Export "A", carry trays of samples

CP-6502-2: Group photograph including MacDonald's reps

CP-6502-3 to CP-6502-5: People in the stands and in front of the stands watch races

CP-6502-6: Horses on the track

CP-6502-7: Women working at the betting window

CP-6502-8 to CP-6502-10: Winner of the Export "A" Stakes, Sundance Chief, his owner and jockey and MacDonald's representative

CP-6502-11: Raffle ticket drawn at race track

CP-6502-12: Presentation of television to Mr. Prediger, in Prediger's Confectionery.

Date: August 17, 1972.

Photographer: Creative Professional Photographers.

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Five ponies with jockeys racing at Exhibition grounds.

Five ponies with jockeys racing at Exhibition grounds. (front view) Crowded bleachers in background. Inserted slip reads "Pony racing at the first fair held at the new Exhibition Grounds."

Date: 1909.

Photographer: McKenzie, Peter.

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Grandstand and track.

Saskatoon Exhibition, 1953. North facing view of Grandstand and track. Roof of betting wickets in left foreground.

Date: July 23, 1953.

Photographer: Hillyard, Leonard A.

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