Says Verbal Betting Is Legal., Daily Racing Form, 1908-08-01


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SAYS VERBAL BETTING IS LEGAL Saratoga N Y July 31 Senator Edgar T Brackett in response to a request from sheriff Bradley of tins county for a legal opinion regarding the present status of race track betting wrore the sheriff tonight that verbal bets are not Illegal It Is a question of law If arrests become necessary omit the spectacular Mr Brackens opinion Is of vast and farreaching importance as he has been Jovernor Hughes staunehest supporter in tho antibetting legislation

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