Pari-Mutuels and Auction Pools, Daily Racing Form, 1908-03-20


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PARI-MUTUELS AND AUCTION POOLS. Louisville. Ky.. March 1ft. Bookmakers will be barred from tin- Churchill Ifc.wns track at the spring meeting. Til.- fact that the bill legalizing betting at chartered tracks was passed by tie- Kentucky legislature does not alter the case. Fifteen pari-mutuel machines have been purchased and they will be installed in the ring. It is likely that no wager of less than will lie taken. An auction pool wili be sold on the night before the opening of the raeea to permit owners of the thoroughbreds to bet. Lacal horsemen rejoice over the end of the poolrooms and believe that racing will return to its old-time standing.

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