One Bookmaker Who Was Beaten, Daily Racing Form, 1917-02-01


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ONE BOOKMAKER WHO WAS BEATEN. A Sydney bookmaker had a costly experience when going to one of the outside meetings recently. While at the railway station he put. as he thought, a roll of notes of the value of nearly 50 into the inside pocket of his waistcoat, but unluckily for himself merely slipped the money in between his vest an 1 his shirt. It worked down and fell on the platform without his beeag aware of his loss, and it was only when an acquaintance remarked: "Theyre scrambling for money down there." that he felt for his "roll." He regained some of the money, but a few of those who picked tip some of the notes decided lum * Fortune had never previously presented them with such a certain method of "beating a book." and held on to what they found. — Sydney-Referee of December 27.

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