Doncaster Council Rebukes Clergy, Daily Racing Form, 1919-03-27


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DONCASTER COUNCIL REBUKES CLERGY A petition signed by eleven clergymen and three laymen was presented at a meeting of the Doncas ter England town council on February B asking that the racing at Doncaster be discontinued in view of the grave moral dangers which in the opinion of the petitioners far outweighed the profit which the municipality receives from the meeting i The council declined to consider the petition by twentysix votes to four fourIt It is at Doncaster that the famous St Leger Stakes have been run since 177G

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