Hopeful Of New Orleans Racing., Daily Racing Form, 1908-08-05


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HOPEFUL OF NEW ORLEANS RACING Charles S Bush for many years controller of rac ¬ ing at New Orleans and president of the Crescent City Jockey Club does not think racing at New Orleans has been done away with and Is credited with saying I think we will see racing in New Orleans this winter under the oral betting system There is no law against that as I understand it Lawyers state there are many flaws in the recent bill passed by the legislature by a narrow majority but even with the law I look for racing It may he necessary to reduce purses and stakes to enable the tracks to live but horsemen probably will be glad to race for smaller purses if they are assured of noninterference Racing means much to the business interests of our city and they are favorable to the tracks when properly con ¬ ducted

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