Eastern Betting Figures In Charts., Daily Racing Form, 1908-09-04


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EASTERN BETTING FIGURES IN CHARTS CHARTSIt It is well known to all interested who arc suffi ¬ ciently intelligent to read and comprehend plain print that there is and has been no betting on the track at Sheepshead Bay since the opening of the present meeting Dally Racing Forms New York correr spoudent has made this plain daily since the meet ¬ ing opened But in New York City and In the vicin ¬ ity of the track there Is betting and the prices quoted arc the prices thus laid They are the ac ¬ tual prices of the only betting market existent on the Sheepshead Bay racing and as such are printed solely for the information of those concerned They ave not liberal prices by any means but liberal odds are not to be expected under present New York conditions conditionsThis This situation has been perfectly described bv Daily Racing Forms New York correspondent a careful accurate newspaper man of long service and well known and regarded by the racing public He wired last Saturday the following which was printed In last Sundays Daily Racing Form FormThe The ban on betting was enforced so well that it was not possible for an occasional racegoer to place a wager Not a single professional layer did busi ¬ ness Jso prices were quoted publicly As a matter of fact no market existed at the track except such as was created through betting horse against horse between individuals The prices quoted in the news ¬ paper charts were based on and In some cases ob ¬ tained from the betting market in New York Citv where bookmakers poolrooms and handbooks were in full blast Schuyler L Parsons managing governor of the Coney Island Jockey Club sent dozens of agents throughout the inclosure before every race with instructions to place bets wherever they could hud a layer willing to accept them It Is on record that not one single wager was taken takenThe The odds so laid with such slight variations as occur through the difference of sources are printed daily in such reputable papers as the New York Herald New York Sun New York Telegraph aud Cincinnati Enquirer

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