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A THIRD OF THE NATION'S GOVERNORS ARE GETTING MORE MONEY FROM TAXING HORSE RACING THIS YEAR
Dr. Albert Hammond
May 06, 1963
PEABODY, MASSACHUSETTS Senate leaders proposing 42 more racing days: governor leaning toward increase in state cut at fair meetings.
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May 06, 1963

A Third Of The Nation's Governors Are Getting More Money From Taxing Horse Racing This Year

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PEABODY, MASSACHUSETTS
Senate leaders proposing 42 more racing days: governor leaning toward increase in state cut at fair meetings.

BROWN, CALIFORNIA
Pending bill, favored by governor, adds 51 racing days; another gives state share in admissions and concessions.

HOFF, VERMONT
Pari-mutuel betting okayed this year, first time in state history; 18% take (8% to state) is highest in country.

KING, NEW HAMPSHIRE
Bill authorizing sweepstakes on two races each season has passed legislature, would net extra $4 million to state.

TAWES, MARYLAND
Season increased 36 days at major tracks (Bowie, Laurel, Pimlico); 24 days at Hagerstown, Timonium, Marlboro.

ROCKEFELLER, NEW YORK
Season extended from Nov. 30 to Dec. 7, totals 323 days; Belmont-to-Aqueduct move adds $3 million for state.

FANNIN, ARIZONA
Fifteen-day increase at Turf Paradise track brings season to 210; governor is in favor of general racing expansion.

SMYLIE, IDAHO
Legislature passed bill to legalize mutuels (for the sixth time), overrode governor's veto; racing possible this fall.

HUGHES, NEW JERSEY
Pending bills will add 20 racing days, raise the total take from 13% to 14% and increase track admissions 10%.

BRYANT, FLORIDA
Plan is to increase breakage from 5� to 10�: two tracks permitted some 10-raccdays, one allowed quinella betting.

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