New Orleans Merry-Go-Round Ready., Daily Racing Form, 1908-08-20


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NEW ORLEANS MERRYGOROUND READY New Orleans La August 19 Two thousand dollars having been raised as a test fund to oper ¬ ate racing under the antlbettiug laws recently enacted by the legislature the gates of Suburban Park a local halfmile track will be thrown open next Saturday according to an official announcement of the Horsemens Matinee Racing CInb The gate receipts it is declared will be the only source of revenue revenueAccording According to promoters who have been Identified with former operations at halfmile courses It Is learned that a new method of making wagers is to be tried triedIt It is certain that the new venture will bring out a test of the Locke law and enable the big tracks to know where they stand on the subject of winter racing

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