Betting: Jim Keene; John Gates, Daily Racing Form, 1907-12-24


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BETTING: JIM KEENE; JOHN , GATES. It is known, says a New York gossip, that when John W. Gates was doing his heaviest plunging on. the Jockey Club tracks last season, Janies R. Keene tried to induce him to cut down his betting. On this occasion Keene called Gates aside and In fatherly tones said: "John, wouldnt you have as much jileasnre bet ting ,000 on a horse as when betting 0,000 V" Gates looked him in the eye and replied: "Mr. Keene, would you have the same pleasure if you bought 100 shares of stock instead of 100,000 and they went up ten points?" This was too much for Mr. Keene. He smiled at Gates, shook his head and walked away.

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