Empire City May Shift Back To Yonkers., Daily Racing Form, 1908-08-06


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EMPIRE CITY MAY SHIFT BACK TO YONKERS New York August 5 Regarding the report that has been in circulation for several days to the effect that the Empire City meeting scheduled for Brighton Beach beginning a week from next Saturday might be shifted to Saratoga John H Rogan James But ¬ ler s nightWe personal attorney said last night We have never even considered the plan to run off our meeting at Saratoga Please make our denial of the report as emphatic as possible possibleJames James Butler arrived here the other day from Europe and learned for the first time that it hart been arranged to hold the Empire City meetlnir At the Brighton Beach track While neither Mr Butler nor Mr Rogan would discuss the matter it was said that onkers people are anxious to have the meetlnir held at the Empire City track which is In Westcbes ter county Whether a shift to Yonkers will b made after all nobody was In a position to nv but It was stated that there would be several con ¬ ferences on the subject within the next few days

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