St. Louis New Jockey Club, Daily Racing Form, 1903-02-27


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ST. LOUIS NEW JOCKEY CLll. The Florissant Valley Jockey Club, which will control and operate the Kinloch race track the coming season, effected an organization "Wednesday, by the election of the following officers: Joseph D. Lucas, president; Ralph Orth-wein, first vice president; Alex. Konta, second vice president; Ed. Butler, Jr., third vice president; Phil Chew, secretary and treasurer; Joseph A. Murphy, manager; Lucas, Konta, Chew, Butler, Orthwein, John S. Bratton, James C. Ghio, Thomas Jenkins and Murphy, directors. Architect C. H. Deiderich was instructed to draw up plans for improving the grand stand, building a clubhouse and putting up 300 additional stalls. These will probably be put up in detached stables of thirty stalls each. The officials for the meeting were also selected, as follows: Presiding judge, and handicapper, Joseph A. Murphy; associate judge, "Wilson P. Hunt; clerk of the course, Ralph H. Tozer; starter, "W. M. Murray. Tozer was clerk of the course at Tanforan one year and was secretary and associate judge on the Montana circuit last year. Murray has been Chris. Fitzgeralds assistant for years, and is regarded as a good starter.

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