A Judicial View Of Betting., Daily Racing Form, 1910-12-08


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A JUDICIAL VIEW OF BETTEtfG Mr Ilowden one onecueed cueed of London magistrates saiu 10 a who pleaded that his purpose in stealiu to bet it on a race I am not one of those who believe that all bet tin transactions without distinction must of ueces sitv be immoral On the contrary I believe that a Teat many bets are made in circumstances that ire perfectly moral and that add considerably to the liapplness of those who make them But they mutt e conducted in certain lines and within cer tiln limits The wrong is traceable to a common delusion siared by the people of the country who back horses not from snorting faith or hope that such one may win but from a settled conviction that ihi horse must win In other words they bet on whit liter believe to be certainties

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