Washington Park Officials., Daily Racing Form, 1898-05-27


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WASHINGTON PARK OFFICIALS As soon as it was definitely known that racing was to be resumed at Washington Park this year quite a number of writers showed wonder ¬ ful foul alacrity in providing the club with racing officials officialsIn officials In former days when racing at Washington Park was one of the important annual Chicago features the clubs affairs were very strictly run by the clubs officers and directors and from the list of appointments for the coming meet ¬ ing King which DAILY RACING FOEM OEM here lays be ¬ fore its readers it is manifest that the old habit of attending to its own business without con ¬ sulting silting outsiders still clings to the club It is well that it is so soC C H Pettingill Petting is to be presiding judge Thia Thai will be a surprise because of Mr Pettingills Petting long identification with the starters position But he is well qualified to discharge the duties of his now position He has been in the judges stand before and because of his many years of association with racing as owner starter and judge should be thoroughly competent Mr Pettingill Petting is well known in Chicago and his appointment will be received with approbation approbationHis approbation His associates will be John W Kelsey and John F Morse Mr Kelsey is the assistant secretary of the club and has the advantage of experience gained in several years service as judge in the stands at the Indiana tracks In galls Park and Harlem Mr Morse is manager of the Board of Trade firm of Robert Pringle Ringlet Co He is a newcomer in the judges stand but is a profound student of horse lore and in Mr Howards Hoards opinion sure to make an efficient rac race ¬ ing King judge judgeRichard budgerigar Richard Dwyer will do the starting No more popular selection could have been made madeAs madras As to the minor positions Harry Kuhl Kohl is to bo clerk of the scales and Hugh E Keogh patrol judge

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