"Lucky Baldwin Is President, Daily Racing Form, 1907-11-26


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"LUCKY" BALDWIN IS PRESIDENT. Los Angeles, Cal., November 21. E. C. Smith, who will be the permanent secretary and handicapper of the Los Angeles Racing Association, arrived here today from New York, thirty-four hours late. John Boden, secretary of the State Racing Commission of New York and who officiated at Ascot last season, was on the same train. Mr. Boden comes to see the new course successfully launched and to do what he may for a few weeks. James Boden, with twenty-three horses, the property of Senator P. II. McCarreu, of Brooklyn, N. Y., and M. L. Hajinan arrived on the same train as his brother John. John W. Pangle, of Washington, D. C, and E. L. Talley, who brings with him Paul Clifford and other winners at Pimllco, are recent arrivals. Jockeys Goldstein, Englander and Dennison are among the recent arrivals. These boys will be seen in the saddle at Santa Anita track. The directors of the Los Angeles Racing Association held a meeting today and elected E. J. Baldwin president of the association. No other business of any great importance was transacted, except that it was "decided to continue work on the new track uight and day. Electric light wires have already been installed in the stables and it was decided to have the wires strung all around the track to permit of the work at night. The association has decided upon the price of admission to the track at one dollar, although there was some disposition shown to follow the example of the California Jockey Club at Oakland and charge .50. The post time for the first race each day will be 1:50 Pacific time, and the management promises that the races will be run off promptly, to permit the race-goers to get back to the city at a seasonable hour.

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