Burden Placed on the Police,, Daily Racing Form, 1910-09-06


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BURDEN PLACED ON THE POLICE. New York. September r . — The directors of the various agricultural societies in the state of Now York have decided to go ahead with the stale [sirs ;is usual, and will make no attempt to eliminate borne races, which have always been features. The fair associations take little stock in the new dine I,rs liability law. it is mid, even though this measure has forced the Jockey Club tracks to close their ntes temporarily. The directors ot the Biehi I County Fair at statin Island have arranged races for the thoroughbred runners, trotters and pi is. hanging up purses with money appropriated by the Mate ami have notified the police department that the law against "hook making, witli or wit I out writing." must be enforced. As a result Borough in nectar Herllhy will arrest persons found making oral or cash wagers of any kind. The directors of the fair sav they are in no danger of prosecution under the directors liability law providing tin- police prevent betting, and that is the policy of all the Other fnlr associations throughout the state. |P| lends of raring suggested some time ago that it might be well to call the attention of the authorities to tin- slat.- fairs after September 1, but it may be said ii|M n the aulhoritv of one of the leading slew ai-ds of the Jockey Club that the racing associations have frowned upon such a plan and will let the fairs go as they idease.

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