The New Orleans Plan In Detail.: Cheap Racing at the Suburban Merry-Go-Round To Begin Saturday Next., Daily Racing Form, 1908-08-21


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THE NEW ORLEANS PLAN IN DETAIL Cheap Racing at the Suburban MerryGoRound To Begin Saturday Next NextNexv Nexv Orleans La August 20 Success in raising 1ht 2000 sinking fund with which to begin opera ¬ tions has linallv crowned the efforts of the Horse ¬ mens Matinee Racing Clnb A Rouprich presi ¬ dent and manager and racing will commence Satur ¬ day at the Suburban track to be held Saturdays and Sundays for an indefinite period periodWhile While the Jiew association declares it will not tolerate hooking or the handbook betting system within its gates it is believed that they will realize enough from gate receipts bar and restaurant privi ¬ leges and the sale of programs to keen the pot boiling The horsemen many of them owners ol the fleeter class of dogs that frolicked over The Louisiana Driving and Racing Clubs halfmile track and the Suburban half are working on the theory that there are enough people in the city to support their venture who love raciifg for the sports sake sakeA A mist of harness races with running events will ho carded for each of the weekend matinees and the support of some of the leading owners of light harness horses here will be given tlie owners of the runners in their venture simply because the whole procedure lias the flavor of a movement which can appeal only to the lovers of speed contests which promises to be conducted in a manner open and above Iioard and which will attract the better element of racegoers here hereAt At a recent meeting the decision to begin racing nest Saturday was reached The program mapped out will consist of a gentlemans driving race of one mile for a sei of harness a trotting event 224 class two in three heats and three running races 100 purees to be hung up for the winners of the last four races mentioned mentionedThe The program for Sunday will consist of one free for all trotting and pacing race and four running runningThe The association will conduct the meeting strictly within he Locke bill No liookniakiiig or handbooks will b allowed declared A Rouprich the owner of Suburban Park and a wellknown local turfman All horsemen must register their horses who intend to participaie at the meeting with J W Hill the racing worelarv at Suburban Park on Tuesday be ¬ tween tie hours of ten and three oclock Conditions will he announced Wednesday for Saturday and Sunday races racesAndrew Andrew Haiiser is treasurer of the new organiza ¬ tion There arc 200 member all of whom have bought shares of stiick at lo each and most of whom are owners of horses which will be raced A number of prominent i eoph expressed their de ¬ light at the Intention of the Matinee Clnb to operate and the experiment may prove a success

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