Anti-Timing Action Is Unpopular, Daily Racing Form, 1919-04-23


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ANTITIMING ACTION IS UNPOPULAR The action of the officials forbidding clocking of race horses by any persons except owners and trainers has met general disfavor in local sporting circles That this action will not be upheld by the Kentucky Jockey Club or the Kentucky State Racing Commlssloij is the opinion opinionThe The policy would be the greatest knock the turf has received in years said a prominent racing racingadherent adherent last night feel sure that it will not be tolerated by those in authority There is little doubt that the bill to be considered by the Kentucky State Racing Commission forbidding clocking will be defeated The Kentucky Jockey Club has an ¬ nounced that the cards are on the table The men who direct racing in this state will adhere to that slogauv 1 1 The idea of preventing the public from timing horse ban no argument to support It It can be only for the purpose of enabling owners and trainers to back their representatives at the expense of the public who would be kept in Ignorance of the fcaUcondltlon of the horses There is no argument favor of U LouisviJlp guttrierJourJiaU

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