Will Insist Upon Law Enforcement.: Westchester Racing Association to Be Strict in Matter of Wagering., Daily Racing Form, 1913-05-29


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WILL INSIST UPON LAW ENFORCEMENT Wcstchcster Racing Association to Bo Strict in Matter of Wagering New York May 2S When racing begins at Bel niont Park on Friday there will be practically no hotting unless it is carried on secretly The West dies tor Racing Association after considering the situation from every angle has instructed the Piuk ertou agency to exert unusual vigilance at the track during meetingAs the coming meeting As a result it will he a serious offense to display odds on the margins of programs or in any other way It will be an infringement of the rules also to accept cash or to record private wagers by means of the pocket pad Furthermore bettors will not he allowed to write down the terms of wagers for personal use usePersons Persons who are known as layers will ho in ¬ structed that the employment of clerks will result In ejection from the track If a layer quotlug odds from his mind attracts a crowd he will be warned to desist If he refuses he may IK arrested arrestedThe The Westchester Racing Association lias decided to send an invitation to Governor Sulzer to see the thcroughbreds race at Helmont Park The invitation probably will he sent with the hope that he will accept and incidentally see for himself just how the untibookmaking law is enforced by the Nassau County authorities and the private detective force employed by the association associationEverything Everything is hustle at Helmont Park these days The finishing touches are being put to clubhouse stands and track so that on the opening day every ¬ thing will virtually look the same as it did before racing was suspended throe years ago There are nearly 500 horses In the stables within the enclosure enclosureAlbany Albany N Y May 2S There must bo no gambling on the race tracks or anywhere elso in the state says Governor Sulzer in a letter to Arthur Hrisbaue of New York The cxecutire declares he shall adhere tenaciously to the letters lie has written to the authorities of counties in which tracks are situated warning them to en ¬ force the law lawIf If there is any gambling on the Helmont Park race track or any violation of the law continues the governor 1 shall hold these officials respousiblo and promptly take action actionThe The governor says lie is opposed to gambling oil the race tracks and will enforce the law

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