|About Lotinga's Weekly |
See below for the history of this magazine
Lotinga's Weekly: An illustrated Journal of Sport Lotinga's Weekly started in March 1910 until July 1915, when it was killed off by the racing restrictions imposed during the early years of the war. Lotinga had been the tipster "Larry Lynx" in "John Bull" before his vicious row with that paper's proprietor Horatio Bottomley according to "A Bit of a Flutter: Popular Gambling and English Society, C. 1823-1961 By Mark Clapson".
Priced at one penny it came out on Saturdays, whilst most racing , football content did appear.