Sport: Photo Finish

Last week, on the eve of its winter racing season, California's Horse Racing Board trotted out an innovation for U. S. racetracks. Henceforth, in races with a purse of $1,000 or more, owners must pay jockeys $35 every time they win, $20 for every second-place mount they ride, $15 for every third-place mount.

As far back as they can remember, U. S. jockeys have received $10 for every race they entered, an extra $15 for every race they won—with no extra bonus for bringing in a horse second or third. Out of every ten-spot,...

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