Racing Bill for Delaware State, Daily Racing Form, 1919-02-27


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RACING BILL FOR DELAWARE STATE UUVER. Del., February "0. A bill to legalize running races under the pari-mutuel system was Introduced in the house of representatives by Itepresentativc Damzenbaker. The bill is shaped largely after the Maryland bill, but will likely be amended to meet local conditions. The proposed meetings will be held in April, August and October. It Js claimed that the bill is backed by one of the most influential -and wealthiest men of the State of Delaware. ... , , The fact that some of the members of the legislature are incensed over the dry advocates in trying to put over a state-wide dry bill to take effect after Jtilv 1. and that the -people of Delaware will have to have some recreation, leads to the belief that every effort will be made to have the race track; bill passed.

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