Horse Racing: Big Balk at the Big A

The strikers were straight out of the Social Register, Who's Who and Dun & Bradstreet: Cornelius Vanderbilt Whit ney, Ogden Phipps and Captain Harry Guggenheim, to name just a few. Their spokesman was Jack Dreyfus Jr., senior partner of Dreyfus & Co., the Wall Street investment house. Dreyfus & Companions are horse owners, and what got them riled up last week was the failure of the New York legislature to enact a bill that would have resulted in higher purses at the state's thoroughbred racing tracks. It got them so angry that they refused to run their horses at...

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