Louisiana Track Defies Behrman., Daily Racing Form, 1908-06-27


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LOUISIANA TRACK DEFIES BEHRMAN New Orleans La June 26 Open defiance of the police was announced by the racing element which conducts the halfmile tracks here when Mayor Bchrman repeated his recent order to prevent Sun ¬ day racing E M Woodall lessee of the Louisiana Driving Park issued a card of six races for next Sunday and a clash is likely likelyMayor Mayor Behrmans order was issued Thursday ThursdayThe The announcement by Woodall that he would run anyway came immediately thereafter Mayor Behr ¬ mans only remark was to order the police to use force if necessary necessaryBesides Besides the two halfmile courses one of which operates at Algiers the other opposite City Park the state fair races at Shreveport will be affected by the governors signing the bill aft he promised to do on his nomination Opponents of the bill have continued to claim that betting can be con ¬ ducted under a technicality bnf It was the general impression that the halfmile courses would remain closed this winter Sunday racing has aroused great feeling agalnstT tlie sport

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