Ask Six and Half Furlongs Races Be Discontinued, Daily Racing Form, 1948-05-05


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v Ask Six and Half Furlongs Races Be Discontinued Elimination of six and onehalf furlongs races at the current Sportsmans Park meeting is desired by members of The JbckeysKTuildit was disclosed at yester ¬ days meeting of the Illinois Racing Board Thomas P Fitzpatrick midwest represeh tative of the Guild told the board that be cause the starting point in such races isso close to the turn the riders are requesting ihat they be eliminated The board told Fitzpatrick to take the matter up with iacing secretary Horace i Wade as they felt it strictly a matter for track officials to decide i

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