Predicts Racing Will Go On, Daily Racing Form, 1910-07-30


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L PREDICTS RACING WILL GO ON. P New York. July 20. — "If the new Agnew-Ierkins laws are to lie tested." a race track attorney is quoted as living, "there must lie racing here after September 1. To close down on August ." 1 would mean that no test eases could be brought before the courts. A* I understand that the turf governors intend to resort to legal aroccedlag* I feel sure that racing will go on after September 1. but just where I am not prepared to say." If the Coney Island Jockey Club derides to close its gales after September 1 it is rumored that the great race course will be rebuilt for automobile contest. The Huh owns enough property to construct a two mile elliptical course for motor races. With accommodations for B8.888 spectator* such a project Would meet with success, it is believed. Among he advocate* of the plan is said to lie Frank T. Clark, aaaarktteadeat of the Bberpebead Bay track, who recently attended the motor races at Brighton Beach and was bapreaaai with the s|K rt and its poaattdU-ties. If Baeepehead Bay should lie turned over to the motorists it would not mean the death of horse racing, however, inasmuch as there are six other tracks exclusive of Brighton Beach which do not in-tend to give up without a struggle. It Is legal for each ragtag association to operate for forty days each year in this state, which has been impossible In the past liecause there were not enough davs between April 15 and November 15 to go around.

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