English View Of The Pari-Mutuels, Daily Racing Form, 1919-04-04


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ENGLISH VIEW OF THE PARIMUTUELS some English news ¬ papers about tlie parimtituel system The current Badminton Magazine says of it itAdvocates Advocates and opponents of the parimutuel seem to be about equally divide I Any legitimate way of obtaining funds which c mid be applied to tlie improvement of breeding ai d the augmenting of stakes is to be welcomed nd it is proposed to apply a percentage of pari niitucl receipts1 to these purposes On the other hand it is urged by some that the introduction of the machine would most likely diminish the popularity of racing and so lead to decreased attendance reducing gate money the most important source of revenue The question of the legality of the method of speculation has still to be settled and would have first of all to be considered

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