Rhinock Declares For The Mutuels., Daily Racing Form, 1908-05-15


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RHINOCK DECLARES FOR THE MUXUELS Congressman Rhinock one of the leading stock ¬ holders of the Latonia track declares for the mu tuels Mr Rhinock is following the course of specur lation under the pariniutuel system at Louisville with keen interest and he has decided that It is a good tiling The people who patronize Churchill Downs like it better than the old bookmaking sys tern Mr Rhinock says and there is no reason why it should not be put lu force at Latonia The Louisville mutuel machines are not the best in the world either They are not brand new and the totalizing scheme was at first defective defectiveMr Mr Uhinock has cabled to France for twenty ot the newest and most modern machines equipped with the most recently patented totalizers They are to be shipped to this country on a fast steamer and they should be ready for service at Latonia It is the intention of the Latonia management to bring over from the French tracks a couple of men who understand the manipulation of the machines id order that there may be no friction at Latouia LatouiaMr Mr Rhinock is inclined to think that the part mutuel stayWhat has come into western racing to stay What the people like best In the way of a bet ¬ ting scheme they are entitled to get he said The Latonia management will not stand Jn their way Personally 1 am inclined to favor the mutuel scheme of speculation It does away with loose talk because it removes the incentive for Improper practice It is demonstrated afe Louisville that tho mutuel machines can handle all the betting the patrons of Churchill Downs care to do and we are of Latonia not wedded to the old bookmaking system

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