Canadian Opinion About Racing., Daily Racing Form, 1908-07-05


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CANADIAN OPINION ABOUT RACING RACINGA A writer in the Canadian Sportsman presumably puts Canadian racing opinion into type by the fol ¬ lowing lowingWe We want no long meetings over here and we want no American carpetbaggers opeulug up new tracks in Ontario for the sole purpose of promoting the gambling end of the game Petitions if neces ¬ sary must be prepared to be sent to the legislature at its next session asking for the changes abso ¬ lutely demanded by the new conditions that have arisen No meeting should be allowed to run longer than fifteen or twenty days and no club should be permitted to hold more than two such meetings in the same season Restrictive legislation is ab ¬ solutely essential and there would not likely De any opposition to the passage of such a measure through the legislature In fact it is not possible to set up an argument against It that would be worthy of consideration The better class of Cana ¬ dian clubs now In existence have no wish to run long1 meetings the great danger to be guarded against being an inroad of outsiders hungry for th plunder they will expect to secure by gaining foothold on Canadian soil

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