Court Denies Appeal for Stay: Racing Commission Must Grant Butler a License for the Yonkers Track, Daily Racing Form, 1907-06-29


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COURT DENIES APPEAL FOR STAY. Racing Commission Must Grant Butler a License for the Yonkers Track. New York, June 2S. A decision was handed down in the Second Judicial District of the Supreme Court in Brooklyn this afternoon denying the application for an order staying the State Hacing Commission from issuing a license to the Empire City Trotting Association for running races. About ten days ago the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court issued a writ of mandamus compelling the State Racing Commission to Issue a license "to the Empire City Trotting Association. A few days later application was made for a stay on this order. This decision ends the long fight made by James Butler, owner of the Empire City track at Yonkers, for recognition by the Racing Commission. Up to 9 oclock tonight no statement was forthcoming from Mr. Butler, but It is presumed lie will ask the Jockey Club for dates In August. Richard Havey will be the presiding judge at Butte and Frank Skinner will act as steward for the Pacific Jockey Club.

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