Hewing To The Line At Belmont Park, Daily Racing Form, 1913-06-04


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New York June 3 Yesterdays attendance at Belmont Park was about 350O and seemed small as compared with the big crowds of lriday and Satunlav Yesterday furnished the real test of the popularity of the spurt The rating last wi el was more or less of a holiday aiYair and the attendance was of that chiiacki chiiackiH H was generally expected that the attendance yestcrdav world take a hig drop and that tile figures will remain at luw wafer mail as long as present conditions exist The Decoration Day crowd of 30iX turned iit for various reasons It was the first big race day since 1010 and there was a general desire H look at the horses and sc e what might happen to tho c who tried to bet The Saturday crowd more than SlOOO aid for badges learned that only private wagering was oible and as many couldnt establish credit they went home dis ¬ gruntled and determined to rciialn away from the track uitil present restrictions are removed removedThe The racing interests howe have s t a fixed policy in leg id u iuhlic IxJlng that will be ad ¬ hered to strictly it is stated There will be no relaxation in winking by the track jwlicc and county authorities Friends may bet among them ¬ selves without the display of ulds or writing ma ¬ terials but that is all Sndcr these circumstances therefore big crowds in future will not be expected If 15 X persons pay cali en the total gate re ¬ ceipts amount to

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