State Board Asks Return of Trot Sport to Syracuse, Daily Racing Form, 1955-06-28


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State Board Asks Return Of Trot Sport to Syracuse SYRACUSE, N. Y., June 28. The State Fair Advisory Board Monday, unanimously adopted a resolution calling for a return of harness racing and pari-mutuel betting at the state Fair Grounds. Harness racing at the Syracuse Fair Grounds last was conducted in 1952. There was no wagering. The fair runs for 10 days in early September. The boards resolution also asked for a new grandstand and improvements to the tracks surroundings. Deputy agriculture commissioner Paul Smith is a member .of the board. Under present laws, pari-mutuel betting on sulky racesis permitted only at seven licensed tracksT

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