No Race Track Question in New York, Daily Racing Form, 1908-10-04


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st D ol of g a ! " the Dt the tc to tl n no the NO RACE TRACK QUESTION IN NEW YORK, I """ 7 Chairman Willhvm J. Connors of the Democratic K State Committee savs in a Suu interview that the ? Democrats did not intend to bring up the race track -t question in their campaign. "We are not a party 7 race track men," he declared, "and we shall 7 confine ourselves to fighting Hughes on other Issues 7 than on the one as to whether gambling "shall be 7 allowed on the race tracks. Except in New York. Saratoga and Buffalo, where there are race tracks, people of the state dont give a damn about this betting trouble." Asked if In the event of the Democrats controlling next legislature there would be an effort made . restore the old law Mr. Conners replied: "I dont know: we havent got to that stage of the game yet, but so far as I know there lias been talk among the leaders of the party concerning tl repeal of the governors race track bills." ii

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