Two New Harness Groups Ask Licenses in New York State, Daily Racing Form, 1950-05-03


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Two New Harness Groups Ask Licenses in New York State ALBANY, N. Y., May 2 UP .—Application certificates for new -harness racing tracks were filed with the state harness racing commission today by the Mid-State Raceway and the Central New York Harness Racing Association. Mid-State said it wanted to conduct races in Oonondaga County, in which Syracuse is the largest city. The Central New York group planned to operate in Oneida County, where Utica and Rome are the most populous towns. The commission can approve both incorporations, but can license only one more harness track in the state, which now has-seven in operation. An eighth track was authorized by the 1950 legislature. .Mid-State directors include Octave Blake, South Plainfield, N. J.; Melvin C. Eaton, Norwich; George R. Fearon, Fay-etteville; Clarence F. Gaines, Sherburne, and William D. Kiley, Oneida. Central New York directors are James F. Burke and Cleve H. Burton, Vernon; David G. Agne and Ronald J. Dunn, Oneida, and Fred F. Thurston, SherrilL

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