Starter Chris. Fitzgerald., Daily Racing Form, 1898-02-27


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STARTER CHRIS FITZGERALD FITZGERALDThe Fitzgerald The stewards of tho thou Jockey Club met Friday night and appointed the following officials to servo through 1898 Judges R W Simmons and Clarence Mc ¬ Dowell Dwell DowellStarter Dowels Starter C J Fitzgerald FitzgeraldClerk Fitzgerald Clerk of the scales H G Ctickmore Tick CtickmoreTimer Timer H W Barreto Breton BarretoStarting Breathtaking Starting judge Ben Brush BrushPaddock Paddock and patrol judge J L Hall HallHandicap Holland Handicap and forfeit clerk J F Vosburgh VosburghTho Tho Theo only change of importance is in the selec select ¬ tion ion of Mr Fitzgerald as starter to succeed C H Pettingill Petting There were a number of appli applied ¬ cants for the place but those on the inside have known for a longtime that the appoint ment meant was Fitzgeralds Fitzgerald if he wanted it The good reputation he had made with the flag at New Orleans and Milwaukee together with his personal popularity made his appointment almost a certainty Mr Fitzgerald will be keenly supported by tho thou Jockey Club He is a protege potage of Mr Belmont

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