Worth Jockey Club Goes to Law, Daily Racing Form, 1908-11-26


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WORTH JOCKEY CLUB GOES TO LAW. The Worth Jockey Club, through Its owners. William .T. OBrien, Jiohn Powers and J. E. Wagner, tiled suit in the Circuit Court Tuesday for an injunction to prevent the Wabash Railroad from removing the tracks leading to the course. A contract between the club and railroad company was made July 20. 1900. in which the Wabash was to maintain train service between the city and the race course, the club to furnish the ground and build terminals. According to the Worth officials this contract was made for a term of jtwenty years. Notice was sent I to the club last Sunday stating that the railroad company would proceed to tear up the tracks December 1, but it is charged in the complaint that employes of the railroad began the work of removing the rails last Monday. The club alleges that the Wabash was given a Hen on the race track property as a security for the expenses of building the tracks, but that the traffic while racing was held fully reimbursed the company for Its expenses. A perpetual Injunction against tearing up the tracks is asked.

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