Free List Will be Nil: Even Directors of the Meeting Will Pay to See New Orleans Racing, Daily Racing Form, 1914-12-04


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FfiEE LIST WILL BE NIL EVEN DIRECTORS OF THE MEETING WILL PAY TO SEE NEW ORLEANS RACING. Practice of. Giving Out Complimentary Tickets Prohibited by By-Laws of Business Mens Racing Association Nearly One Hundred Horses on Hand. New Orleans. La., December 3. Coupon tickets, which have been placed on sale by tne Business Mens Racing Association in blocks of live and ten. and which net the investor a saving of fifty cents on each ticket, are meeting with a ready sale among well-wishers of the winter race meeting that will open Jan. 1 at the Fair Grounds. No complimentary tickets or badges will be given out by the association, contrary to the custom of organizations which in the past provided race meetings here. This may cause some disappointment on the part of persons who, in the past, were accustomed to securing complimentary badges, but it is a rule which will be rigidly enforced, since it is included in the by-laws of the association. "We will have no revenues except from concessions and gate receipts," remarked Director T. i Campbell last night, "and therefore we will be compelled to dispense with any free list which may have obtained in times past. Uvea the directors of the association and all of the stockholders will purchase tickets when attending the races, for all of us understand that it will be necessary in order that the association may make the success anticipated." It is, the unanimous desire of the Hoard of Directors to conduct the winter meeting on the highest plane, and horseniou who have arrived for the meeting are determined to co-oierate in every way possible. The rilfralt will be kept out, and all objectionable features that in the past brought the sitort into disravor will be eliminated. There are now about a hundred horses at the Fair Grounds. All are doing well, and their own ers are delighted with the splendid climate that makes New Orleans such a favored spot during the winter. i Tlie track is in great condition, and the horsemen are permitted to send their racers out lor exercise gallops early or late. A good many visitors visit the track daily to note the vast quantity of work that has been to rehabilitate the plant, and the appearance of the racers is noted nmnt great deal of interest. John Huffman, with Insurance Man, Casque and Fundamental, is the latest addition to the horsemen ijiiartercd here. A wire was received from Dr. .T. S. Tyree, of Washington, D. C, asking for stall room for his string. He will send here six horses including Herbert Temple and Dr. Larrick, about December 12.

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