Chicagos Loss By Absence Of Racing, Daily Racing Form, 1922-06-03


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CHICAGOS LOSS BY BYABSENCE ABSENCE OF RACIsMG Chicago wants to see Morvich By a unanimous vote tho city council de ¬ termined the othey day to extend an invitation to the owner of the unbeaten colt to exhibit the wonder of the American turf so that Chicagoans might pay their tribute to his prowess prowessBack Back of the invitation there lurks unexpressed a wish on the part of many of the dwellers in the city by the lake that once more the greatest of sports might bo restored to Illinois Perhaps the showing of the beautiful black colt stepping proudly his sleek coat glistening like varnished ebony in tho sun will reawaken among Chi j cagoans an appreciation of what they j miss in not reestablishing racing on a decent equitable honest basis in their community communityToday Today only four of the fortyeight states of the Union enjoy the royal sport of tho racing of thoroughbreds on a large scale Can any one say that New York Maryland Louisiana and Kentucky are less happy less orderly j less moral because King Horse has not lost his crown and sceptre within their borders Illinois might do worse for herself than to restore the sport New York Evening Telegram

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