Racing-Date War In Sight.: July Rush Will Find Two or Three Tracks in Montreal Running on Same Day., Daily Racing Form, 1917-06-23


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RACING-DATE WAR IN SIGHT. July Rush Will Find Two or Three Tracks in Montreal Running on Same Day. Montreal. Quo., .lune tt, — A merry little race war is promised in Montreal during the month of July, as a result of the efforts of the host of independent track to crowd in the remainder of their meetings before the a.e descends on lietting on .luly 31. Inlcss the provincial government declines to grant licenses for conflicting dates, there is a prospect of two and possibly three, race meetings being conducted in and around the city at the same time. Delorimier has secured its license to run from ™ .Inly 23 to 2* inclusive. The Maisonneuve track, which is now holding its first meeting, plans a second meeting from July L4 to 31. which would allow the necessary thirty days between meetings, in which case it would clash with Relorimier for four • lays racing. Mount Royals first meeting closes on July 2. and will he fallowed by the meeting at King Bdward Island from July 7 to 11. It is report-d that Kcmptoii Course at I aprairio will run from July 11 to 21, which seem to be about the only dates left, ensuring a clash of one day with oilier tracks at each cud of the meeting. It was rumoied today that the provincial government, in view of the anti -bet ting nnli r, mignt withdraw the thirty-day t leant, so as to allow all the Quebec in. |i]Mii. lent tracks to stage their s-cond meeting in July and thus furthir complicate the situation regarding dates.

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