Sport: Gamblers' Dream

On the outskirts of Camden, N.J., within sight of Philadelphia's skyscrapers, a new million-dollar race track is nearing completion. Last week the State Racing Commission approved its inaugural meeting: July 18 to Sept. 12. It will be Jersey's first flat racing with legalized betting since 1893.

How Garden State Park came to be is a mystery to many Garden Staters. Ever since Contractor Eugene Mori and a group of fellow Camden County businessmen succeeded in getting a license, there had been angry howls from local church and civic groups. Two months ago, when the...

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