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EXPECT DEFEAT OF AMIS BILL. Hot springs. Ark., January 24. — Private adilns from Little Rock indicate that the Amis hill, which is now pending before the legislature, intended to I. ill racing in Arkansaa, will he defeated when tile mailer comes up next Monday before the agriculture i oininittce. Delegations in favor of the sport and i base bitterly opposed to racehorse betting will appeal before the committee and arguments on both sides will lie beard. The feeling against racing al Oakiawa is gradually losing prestige, and ir is almost positive thill no obstacle a ill be placed in the way of the opening on February 4. Horsemen are shipping their strings here u.iiiy from New Orleans and Memphis and a banner meet inn is anticipated. A large number of two year -olds will make their debut at Oaklawn track this season. The program book for the first six days of the Hot Springs meeting which is to open at Oakiawa rchruary I. is lieing distributed by Secretary F. V. Magfnn. It embraces thirty six races — six races a day With a daily distribution of ,400. There will be eight races for two year-olds, eight for three-year-olds exclusively, fourteen for three year olds and upward and six for four-year olds and upward. There are twenty selling races and four handicaps. There are only seven races over a mile and the longest is one mile and an eighth.