Aiming At New Zealand Bookmakers., Daily Racing Form, 1913-08-13


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AIMING AT NEW ZEALAND BOOKMAKERS Although bookuiaking is illegal on race courses and elsewhere in New Zealand a fair number of odds merchants continue to nourish In the princi ¬ pal cities A deal of starting price business is transacted and in connection with big events at some of the principal meetings it is possible to back a double for a fairly large sum Naturally some owners take advantage of this position and as it Is not approved of by the Racing Conference the fol ¬ lowing proposed new rule is to receive consideration at ts nest meeting By the entering of a horse everyone having or subsequently acquiring an in ¬ terest in such horse shall be deemed thereby to undertake neither directly nor indirectly to make any wager with a bookmaker in connection with such horse or any other horse In the race in which su horse Is entered enteredAnother Another shot at the bookmakers Is the proposed amendment of a rule bearing on entering and starling a horse So as to put further obstacles In the way of ownership by bookmakers the proposed Hitoration sets forth among other things that those debarred from Marling or entering a horse Shall Include any person who Is tin wife of or resides with or is employed hy a book maker or bookmakers ageilt or clerk

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