Mutuel Equipment at Douglas Park, Daily Racing Form, 1918-05-25


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MUTUEL EQUIPMENT AT DOUGLAS PARK Louisville. Ky.. May 24.— When the Douglas Park meeting .|hiis on Monday next, patrons of the pari-mutm-ls will find their wants better provided for in the way of equipment than ever before at this well conducted course. Eugene Elrod. who is in charge of the niiituel department at this track, us well as all the other Kentucky tracks, is arranging to operate forty pari miituel machines on the o|tening day. One of these will be a machine for the registration of 00 wagers straight. Wagers ..f 0 straight will lie taken on the same machine. There will lie three machines for straight, place and show 0 tickets. Ten dollar tickets will lie sold on four machines, two of which will be for straight and one each place and show. The $• tickets will require five machines, two straight. one for place ami two for show. Seven straight, five place and six show machines will take care of the requirements. Three machines will lie used for registering tickets ordered through the official messengers Then there will Is- four machines at which combined tickets may !«• purchased straight and p!a -c. as well as straight, place and show. The purchase prices of these tickets will be . $«. 0 and .-i. In addition, there will lie the machines for two and three horse combinations that are usually operated at Douglas Park and Litonia. Mr. Elrod is planning to increase this equipment for Kentucky Handicap day by the addition of fifteen more machines for preliminary wagering on the Kentucky Handicap, in which such Baca interest is bring manifested. In conformity with the regulations of the Kentucky State Racing Commission. J. B. Mclaughlin, representing the commission, will exercise general suiiervision over the operation of the pari-miituel department.

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