Depending on Relief from the Courts., Daily Racing Form, 1913-01-08


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DEPENDING ON RELIEF FROM THE COURTS. While the followers of the tnrf believe [here will be -•im racing -« 1 a lew of the Jockey Club tracks mayl»e tim-i ilays a week ii la said tat good an tborit ih. 11 then be m attempt to have the !. gislatnre pass .1 measure relieving tbe sitnatioti. Tbe future of tbe turf depends entire apon tbe aiMn hi [he courts The much talked of Shane i.-i-i which won a favorable verdict in the Supreme 1 .im 1 in Na".ui Count? last fall, soon will be mi-before tbe Appellate Division In Brooklyn. If Justice Scudders opinion is sustained, H, so called directors liability law «ill not prevent diiei-tors ol racing associations opening ih h gates,-more, liui the SciidnVr opinion does not permit wde ! ■ n m-tting simply speculation of a private nature niiMMig 1iienii- with permissitaj to make a memoraa ihim uisler i-ii-iain restricted eondltioiis. A revival 1. H in., ii pnaioonc 1 legal. Will dej»eial whidlj ilium the litteralit.i of leading patroos of the sport, together with stockholders in various racing assis-ht linn-, who will In- iMii|ii-ll.-ii to subscribe -ml ot Iheii nun |HM kets s sum sulBcieiitl] larg to guaranl r 1 1 1 1 ai-t i — r m k and pnrses for the horsemen. No body lielieves that racing pondncted on a scale equal to thai prevailing al the tracks lu Maryland and Canada conM be luade to nay al the Xew Vork race courses without sm*b subscriptions, f r. it is luu-eil. Interest in the sisMft here I* so diminished Ibal profitable gate receipts inn.. I I..- lookiil for uiiiil tin- imlilii- has bcomte Mortsnghl.i wlm-ated ,in more Tlie hunt tneeting Ibis year will help a Int. and If some isf the tracks say Bel in park, Saratoga and Empire City -put mi thn-e ranis i week, th a.i be _;i I work f .1 something better iu lJll. —New link .Sun.

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