Maryland Rules To Appear Soon, Daily Racing Form, 1921-03-08


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MARYLAND RULES TO APPEAR SOON BALT1MOKE Md March 7 The racing com ¬ mission will meet Wednesday morniug it was stated today at the commissions office Among the nfii tiers to come up will be consideration of the report by commissioner Kennedy and secretary Day ward on the recent conference in New York with Jockey Club official officialTills Tills conference dealt with certain sections of the regulations which the Maryland commission will shortly promulgate The sections in iiucsticn relate to the issuing of licenses to trainers and I jockeys They embrace the jockey Shilling episode an episode which last autumn created some friction between the Jockey Club and the Maryland board boardOn On his return from New York commissioner Ken ¬ nedy said that there are things in the rules which the Jockey Club does not approve He gave the impression that the rules will not be changed to meet the Jockey Clubs approval He said further however that there will be no turf war as a result and that the Maryland tracks will not be out ¬ lawed lawedThe The intricate question of raco track profits may also engage the attention of tlie board at Wednes ¬ days meeting It has been said that these profits are too large The method and extent of cutting them are matters for consideration At present the tracks get 5 per cent from the mutuels and 1 per cent for breakage Some time ago Mr Kennedy suggested cutting the 5 per cent Another suggestion has been to establish a valuation of the various tracks and to limit their earnings to u fixed percentage maybe JO per cent on their In Yestineut

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