Pari-Mutuel Idea Spreads: Indiana the Latest State in Which Legislation to That End is Sought., Daily Racing Form, 1913-01-10


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1AIU-MUTUEL IDEA SPREADS INDIANA THE LATEST STATE IN WHICH LEGI3- . LATION TO THAT END IS SOUGHT. I Influential Officials Declare in Eavor of Bill Designed to Have Racing Governed By a State Commission as in Kentucky. Tin- |i.u i-mutuel idea in connection with American no i 1 1 i.- appears to tie spreading like wild Ire. C 1 lowing rtosclj upon the announcements of the pa -i few i1. i.v- emu i i ning movement! having lor their • .i iict the legalization of the pari-matuels in the States ■! Tennessee and M iiiin- 1 ;i . and the adoption of the mntnels fur Maryland raeiug. Loaam a report front Indiana that the initial steps have been taken looking t" similar legislative action there. Ai i •! ding to announcement, the Indiana County lair Milium i Association wants tie- pari luulu.l betting system legalised at Indiana county fair mo-tings next tall, ami an- behind a bill Introduced in the Indiana Legislature providing for a state racing commission to place the management ami control hi racetracks mi the same basis as at Lexington. Louisville, Latonia and othef tracks. Charles Downing, secretarj of tin- Indiana State Board of Agriculture, lias come ant in favor of the bill, as uavi utber influential state officials.

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