New York Racing in Healthy Way., Daily Racing Form, 1914-06-04


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NEW YORK RACING IN HEALTHY WAY. Tin popularity of racing on the metropolitan tr.ol.- waa never better demonstrated than in tne last lea days. The sport is in a far healthier condition today than it was in 1895 aftei the passage ot the. Percy-Gray law. in those days nine out of every ten believed there never would be another race in this state, but it eventually rounded Ml in an orderly and law-abiding way. The oaaort unities under the exisii.ic lawx fo,- again building nn the sporl to i standard of perfection are even brighter than tbey were in 1805. n the llr-i place, the often. line bookmaker, with his paraphernalia and ib ck of clerks, iias been practically put oal »i" existence. Every person who cues to the course these days can make a Wager with any one who cares lo accept it. and he Is well within the law. though there must be no pas-inc of amaey for Bach wagers daring race hours. Settling must he done after thy dav is over.— New York Telegraph,

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