Western Racing Manager in Chicago., Daily Racing Form, 1913-01-05


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WESTERN RACING MANAGER IN CHICAGO. H. I Wilson, general manager of the Batte, Ana-i nods and Lagoon tracks, is spending s few days in Chicago en route from hi- old Mote In Ohio, where be spent the holidays, to his borne at Butte. .Mr. Wils..n is sanguine thai the meetings of Humming season in I tah and Montana will bo more Mccessful than any heretofore held there. He is planning for a re arrangement of dates and other tilings thai Is expected to work oat more satisfactorily than the old schedule. II is probable thai a â– uverning body will be organised to exercise juris diction our racing in the Inter-Mountain country, there being a fed tag that as a result of the recent popular wile adverse to racing in California, the racist Jockey Club, with which the Inter-Mountain tracks have hitherto athlialed. will no longer exercise active control. Mr. Wilson iias an Idea that the seasons racing in tin I nw i Mountain country will be inaugurated wilh a meeting at Lagoon beginning about the middle of May, although no definite plans will be made for Midi a meeting until ii becomes clear that Hie Lagoon track can be operated legally. 1 1 is expected thai an effort will be made By the dominant parly in Utah to pas.-, a law designed to put out ol business two poolrooms that, ale now licensed by Ho- city of gall Lake, one of which is operated hi ,|i i:i jen:cs of Chicago. Governor Spry. Who has ,i]m n aevera! occasion shown a friendliness for raclag Itself, is among those who arc insistent upon the passage of an anti-poolroom law. The danger is that raring may become involved in the contro Veray that is likely to take place, although some of Ho- Btrongesl supporters of the proposed law are among racings best friends in Utah. if then- are no legal obstacles, one meeting will be given .11 LagOOn tile COOliaf. -ea-oll allii one only. No fail meeting will be attempted. the Montana meetings, whirl, are already limited by law. will be oi the same duration as in recent years. Including lhirtv days ai Butte and fourteen al Anaconda.

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