Notes Of The Turf., Daily Racing Form, 1896-12-29


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NOTES OP THE TURF The authority for the story about Oakley Ankle going to mutuals mutual in 1897 now shades it to a division between bookmaking and the totaliz total ¬ ing King machines machinesBlanks machines Blanks of the Newport Queen City Jockey Club spring stakes are here for local horsemen and will be sent to those to whom they have not been delivered on call callTexas altheas Texas Tom Walsh following up his winning commission room case in the Missouri Supreme Court was the only poolroom keeper to disre dire gard guard the order to close of Chief Harrigan Harriman of St Louis last Saturday His room was raided and he arrested arrestedOut arrested Out of the Grannan Granada case now on trial in the New York courts is likely to come a mighty legal question that of the Jockeys Clubs scope and authority Properly presented in the courts however under the PercyGray Percy law this authority should be defined for the turfs better ¬ ment meant mentPresident entrainment President A B Spreckels Speckles has written Judges Roes and Wilson advising them against the barring of bad actors in the betting Breeder and Sportman Sportsman Mr Spreckels Speckles is in error The rule an innovation is an excellent one Judge Rees deserves a monument for putting it in practice It is for the racing publics good and a modern necessity necessityThe necessitate The Belgian Senate in session at Brussels re ¬ cently gently passed the first section of the bill pro ¬ hibiting habiting betting on the result of horse races in every shape or form other than on the race course itself and aven Haven then the betting is to be confined to a certain defined space The law will put a quietus on pool rooms and will thus exercise a healthy influence on the sport sportThe spotted The annual meeting of the stockholders of the Washington Park Club was held Dec 1 The following directors for three years wore elected George H Wheeler Norman B Ream James Ellsworth BellSouth Charles J Barnes J Henry Norton Robert H Fleming Charles J Sanger and Ed ¬ ward L Brewster Browser The annual meeting of the Directors will be held tonight at which time officers for the ensuing year will be elected

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