Charles Town Cuts Daily Purse Distribution 00, Daily Racing Form, 1943-05-27


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Charles Town Cuts Daily Purse Distribution 500 500CHARLES CHARLES TOWN W Va May 26 A 500 slash in daily purse distribution at Charles Town was put into effect follow ¬ ing a meeting held here yesterday evening between horsemen and Albert J Boyle president of Charles Town Jockey Club ClubBoyle Boyle explained a cut in purses was nec ¬ essary to insure the continuance of the meeting through closing day July 3 He went on to say that attendance and mu tuel handle has fallen off since imposition of the pleasure driving ban banThe The purse lop becomes effective tomor ¬ row Future eightrace programs will com ¬ prise six 300 purses one 400 event and one 500 race The minimum here since the May 10 opening has been 300 The cut was made in higher purses by a 100 reduction

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