Pari-Mutuels Should Have No Field., Daily Racing Form, 1908-05-07


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PAEIMUTUELS SHOULD HAVE NO FIELD It is gratifying to note the success of tlie Parl itiiels at Louisville They are best for the pub S and best for the racing organizations which will umXoubtedly derive a greater revenue from them thnA was secured from bookmaking heretofore As the days pass and the Louisville patrons of racing gain tyicreased knowledge of their advantages the popularity and use of the new methods will gain Bookmstkirig will continue to be the eastern medium of speculation but It safe to say that auctions and Pvarlrmuthels will reign hereafter in the west There fs one mistake the Louisville managers aro makliig and that is in allowing field tickets mow nnd then in the mutuels One of the fascina ¬ tions of miituel betting is tlie possibility of winning a great sum with a smalt Investment That chance should not be taken away from the bettors It teavprs too much of the trotting track and every berse startlBg should have Its separate tickets

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