Empire City Associations Meeting.: Removal to Brighten Beach Idea Abandoned and Will Race at Yonkers., Daily Racing Form, 1908-08-07


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EMPIRE CITY ASSOCIATIONS MEETING Removal to Brighton Beach Idea Abandoned and Will Race at Yonkers New York August 0 The Empire City Racing Association will not run off its August meeting at Brighton Beach as has been heretofore stated but the meeting will be held at the Youkers track This is positive positiveYesterday Yesterday James It Solov attorney for James Butler said During Mr Butlers absence in Europe tentative steps were taken by some of tbe odicials of tbe Empire City llacing Association look ¬ ing to the running off of the August race meeting at the Brighton Beach track and rumors of such a change printsMr found their way into public prints Mr Butlers arrival last week has put an end to these rumors He had not at any time nor has he now any intention of holding the race meeting anywhere YonkersTo but on his own track at Yonkers To oblige the Saratoga association he gave up three days of his August meeting postponing three of Uis principal stakes until the fall Tbe date for the opening of the meeting therefore will be Saturday August 15 and will be held as last year at trackThe the Empire City track The Brighton Beach track is the most conveni ¬ ently located of the two but the Empire City track at Yonkers is in AVcstchester county and not subject to the malevolent attentions of Acting Dis ¬ trict Attorney Elder It is not improbable that tills factor was weighty in Inducing the determina ¬ tion to stick to the Youkers track

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