To Curtail Racing in Kentucky.: State Commission Says There Was Too Much of it in 1906-Dates next Saturday., Daily Racing Form, 1907-02-09


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_ i ! TO CURTAIL RACING IN KENTUCKY. i State Commission Says There Was Too Much of It in 1906— Dates Next Saturday. i i Lexington, Ky.. February V--Fnlcss the State 1 Racing Commission experiences a change of views, there will be no prolonged meetings in Kentucky ! this year. The commission met in executive session 1 for two hours today, and on adjourning Secretary Bouse announced that licenses for the ] ear had been i granted to the Kentucky Racing Association, the I New Louisville Jockey Club, the Douglas Park Jockey Club and lie latonia Jockey Club and that racing dates will be .allotted at a meeting of the 1 Commission to be held here February 10. to which the racing associations will be invited to send representatives. Secretary Rouse also said that the Commission bad adopted the following resolutions: "It is the sense of this Commission that there I was too much racing in Kentucky during the year 1906 and for the best interests of racing the dates ■ lor 1007 should lie reduced along certain lines." All of the members of the Commission were present today, they being Chairman ,T. P. Chinn. of Harrodsburjr: Charles y Gcaiugac, of Lsafaoffte; Colonel B. F. Clay, of Paris, and Messrs. Milton Young and Louis des Cognets. of this city. Congressasaa J. L. athlnofk and Harvey Myers were here in the interest of the Latonia Jockey Club, but they, as well as all others, were excluded from the meeting of the Commission.

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