New Orleans Usual Complaint, Daily Racing Form, 1907-12-18


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NEW ORLEANS USUAL COMPLAINT. New Orleans, La., December 17. Some ol the owners of the larger eastern stables are complaining of the condition book which the secretary is getting out, and threatening to take their stables to. California. They claim that there are too mauy races made for the poorer class of horses, which abound, and that under present conditions it. is folly for an owner to bring a good horse here. The real trouble appears to be with the horsemen themselves. Invariably they are looking for soft spots and keep dodging one another. A number of races, the conditions of which were compiled to bring together the higher class animals, failed to fill and were declared off for lack of entries. Of course the heavy track had something to do with this, but now that the going has become settled and horses which were shipped here from the north have had time to recuperate and round to there should be no trouble on this score from now on.

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