Connecticut Racing Bill, Daily Racing Form, 1923-04-29


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CONNECTICUT RACING BILL The Connecticut legislative committee on the judiciary got a surprise the other afternoon in the course of a hearing on a bill which, according to its title, was to create a commission to foster the breeding and exhibiting of horses within the state, and for a racing commission t» license horse racing. This was a bill of Mr. Allyn of Waterford. When the bill was called, a substitute was offered in behalf of a group of New York men to obtain the right to erect a race track near the New York state line, preferably in Greenwich, for conducting races. A further provision was for a commission to supervise and promote this racing with , 500 salary for the chairman and ,000 each for the other two members. The biil made no reference to betting. One speaker said that at a race track in New York state one day last summer there were 1.17:1 automobiles bearing Connecticut license numbers.

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