Big French Sporting "Gates", Daily Racing Form, 1921-05-04


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BIG FRENCH SPORTING GATES GATESAll All financial records for a snorting event in France excepting horse lacing were surpassed on the occasion of the recent EnglandFrance Rugby football match The receipts totaled 50000 The previous best football gate was 23500 taken at the Welsh game in Paris last year When Jack Johnson and Frank Moran fought in Paris in 1914 the gate was 30200 Tlie above figures plainly show the increasing interest of the French in sporting matters

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