Won Every Flat Race on Program, Daily Racing Form, 1919-09-10


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WON EVERY FLAT RACE ON PROGRAM TORONTO, Out., September 9. "Many things are unlawful that are not of themselves improper or immoral," writes Francis Nelson, the widely known racing official. "And the law makes many discriminations. It. is a iiunishable offense in certain counties of Maryland to go game hunting on election day. It is equally against the law in New Jersey, Delaware, Airginia and Maryland to hunt on days when snow is on the ground. It is legal to preach the Gospel in any building, or even on the street corners, in the city of Toronto, but you can be sent to jail for preaching in a city park. That an act may be lawful in one place and not in another is one of the commonest .principles of jurisprudence. Hence, for one thing, the consensus of legislatur s in every country in the Britisli Empire, Canada included, in making betting on horse races illegal off the course, while it is perfectly lawful inside the course." The record made , by the horses of owner C. B. Irwin at the Cheyenne, AAyo., meeting, when they won five races in one afternoon, does not surpass, the late Mr. Joseph E. Seagram, whose colors were carried home in front five times in one day at AVoodbiue. In a way it was a better performance than that or the Irwin stable, for Mr. Seagram won every flat race on the days program. The sixtli was a steeplechase, in which lie had no starter. AVliile nothing has been made public as to the deposition of the estate of the .late president of the Ontario Jockey Club, it is believed that there will be a sale of his groat breeding establishment directed by the will. That, however, is not taken tp mean the disappearance of the black .and yelloW jacket which has meant so much to Canadian racegoers. Good horses will continue to carry if, if j common reppit is well foundod, .

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