Col. Winn Got No Pointers Abroad.: Kentucky Plan of Operating the Pari-Mutuels Far Better Than the French., Daily Racing Form, 1913-05-06


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COL WINN GOT NO POINTERS ABROAD ABROADKentucky Kentucky Plan of Operating the PariMutuels Far Better Than the French Louisville Ky May 5 When Col M J Winn and Judge C F Price of the New Louisville Jockey Club visited Churchill Downs today they found everything in perfect condition for the opening During tlie four weeks absence abroad of these gentlemen Colonel Whins assistant Harry F Broivogol lost no time in carrying into effect the instructions left by the manager The painters have everything looking fresh and the whitewash brigade lias the fence walls i osts and stables gleaming Kvery mutiiel machine Is In position and iu working older A carload of imttuel tickets are in the racks and tens of thousands of admission tickets are ready for tlie public After a critical inspection of every ¬ thing Colonel Winu expressed his satisfaction and wild It was gratifying to have aides willing and jible to carry on the affairs of a big organization like the New I uisville Jockey Club while the dlrfttorInchlef was seeing the sights in England France Germany and Belgium BelgiumColonel Colonel Winn and Judge Price had a delightful time while away They saw many tilings of In ¬ terest but they sized up the matter by saying that the United States is not lacking in anything Iu France tly home of tlie parimiituels the system lixfs not Colonel Winn states compare with the uptodate method In vogue here There speed is lucking and on one course 1500 men are required to perform the work accomplished here by less than 100 individuals Of course the French race course crowds are Immense but comparing the local system with that in France tlie American plan is by far the best He saw absolutely nothing that would tend to Improve the system he has worked out for Churchill Downs As to race courses France and Germany have the most beautiful be has ever seen seenDuring During the Churchill Downs meeting there will bo in tile betting ring several lK otIis where bettors may secure change for bills of larger denomination than i Sellers of tickets in the 2 machines will not make change It will lie a payasyouenter prop usltlon and one must have the exact amount ready

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