"Umbrella Bill" is Favorable, Daily Racing Form, 1908-11-21


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"UMBRELLA BILL" IS FAVORABLE. Hot Springs, Ark., November 20. "Umbrella Bill" McGuigan, the former turfman, who has been a leader iu the fight of the reformers against racing in this state, and whose influence in the last legislature was- for the passage of tlie Amis anti-raclug bill, is now for racing. The announcement follows; tlie news from Chicago that Captain R. R. Rice, of Varuer. Ark., veteran turfman of this state, has been restored to rights in the Western Jockey Club. McGuigan today gave an interview to the press, in which he says: "I am in favor of a limited number of days of well regulated racing. I am in favor of it for every section of the country, including Hot Springs. It should be under strict regulations, by which tlie gambling interests do not control the racing."

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