Maryland Race Supporters Confident, Daily Racing Form, 1916-03-28


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MARYLAND RACE SUPPORTERS CONFIDENT. Baltimore. Mil.. March 27.— The Maryland legislature - entered upon the last week of its biennial 1 session this afternoon and. with several important t matters to come up. it is certain that much busi-re - s, will be left unfinished. I he rating people are confident that the Hall 1 bill will not get a favorable decision, notwithstanding . the fact that it was passetl to a third 1 reading in the house last week. Those who have the fight in charge for the race tracks say that t they have the rotes to kill the bill in the in. use if f it sin all be reached. In the remote possibility of f unfavorable action in the house, the bill will be • takes care of in the senate, where the tracks have 1 1 • 1 - 1 1 strong friends. There is a p. rsi-tent rumor, . which will not down, to the effect that the ton - trolling interest in the Havre de e track has s been sold to James Butler of New Veil:, a dominant - stockholder at Laurel. A strong color is given 1 to this rumor by the fact that the pari-mutut 1 machines - at Laurel are being taken to Havre de Grace 1 for the com ins sprhij; meeting.

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