Daily Racing Form Readers Say:: More on Same Subject, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-11


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More on Same Subject SubjectWhats Whats happened to all the coopera ¬ tion the race tracks were giving the war effort After all we read during the past several months about why racing should be continued and after getting by the first uncertain period at the opening of Jamaica it appears that the Belmont and Empire City race track operators have forgotten all those promises and pledges not to interfere with the war effort effortThey They insist on operating their meet ¬ ings at their own tracks regardless of whether such operation will mean the termination of New York racing for everybody for the duration Instead of taking advantage of the golden oppor ¬ tunity to operate at either Jamaica or Aqueduct with excellent transit facili ¬ ties they Jiave to stick their necks out Anyone with a knowledge of racing conditions today will have his fingers crossed Should the inconvenience of a long walk from the railroad or subway stations to Belmont cause a considerably increased use of cars you can be sure it will be seized upon as a reason for shutting down all New York racing or for OPA checkups and rulings rulingsAt At Empire City the majority of the attendance will use cars or cabs regard ¬ less of the track operators good inten ¬ tions And with this condition practic ¬ ally assured or a very small attend ¬ ance they should be reminded of what has happened at Narragansett BILL CARROL Jamaica N Y

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