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Music and Thrills THE 'PARKINGTON QUINTET

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And a running Commentary on the Cinder Track Race Meeting
At Stamford Bridge
Under the Auspices of the Motor
Track Racing Association,
Limited
Relayed from Stamford Bridge
T IKE greyhound racing, motorcycle racing on cinder tracks is a recent importation into this country, and one that has immediately won the enthusiasm of English sport-lovers. The thrills of the ' dirt track,' ghastly in the strange white rays of the floodlights, where the crack riders come roaring and skidding round the hairpin bends, have gripped the Londoner thoroughly, and Stamford Bridge, the home of football and athletics and the London headquarters of baseball, has added another success to its list. Tonight these thrills will be communicated-vicariously-to the great body of listeners who live out of reach of Stamford Bridge.

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