Colonel Clay Likely to be Chairman.: Newly-Appointed Kentucky Racing Commissioners to Succeed Original Commission Tomorrow., Daily Racing Form, 1910-04-14


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COLONEL CLAY LIKELY TO BE CHAIRMAN. Newly-Appointed Kentucky Racing Commissioners to Succeed Original Commission Tomorrow. Lexington. Kv.. April 13.-Messrs. J. P. Chinn. K. F. Clay. Milton Young. Charles F. Orainger ami Louis des Cognets. comprising the original State Racing Commission appointed by Oovernor Beckham in April ItliHl. under the law panned hy the legislature of IMC, will hold their final meeting here tomorrow and will be succeeded by Messrs. B. F. Clay. Milton Young. Oaatge, J. Long. Fox hall A. Dainger-liehl and Johnson N. Camden, who were last week appointed by Oovcrnor Willsmi to serve for four years. Artliur I!. House, secretary of the commission, now a candidate for the Democrat ic nomination for Congress in the sixth district, will turn over his papers ami keys to a eaeeesaar to be Banned hy the new commission when it meets Car organization within the next ten davs. It is generally expected that Col. B. F. Clav will be selected as chairman of the new commission and that W. K. Ilidwell. who is saitl to be flail raw Will-ons choice, will be named as secretary. The lnteting tomorrow will be taken up largely in passing upon applicat ions of trainers and jockeys for lic-tises and in settling whatever outstanding obligations the commission may have contracted. Among the tinal acts will be the approval of amendments to the rules suggested by Channel Young ami providing for the walk up system of starting, the aboHttes of the bull whin at the hairier ami forbidding tin- holding of horses at the post by assistant starters. Racing Seeretarv Shelley has conditioned as the inaugural of tin- Kentucky Associations spring meet iug a race at five and a half furlongs for a purse of *4oo. to which arc eligible such horses as .I.tT Dern stent, Dainlv Dame. John Grifiaa 11-. Crvstal Maid. Berwick, Cherryaia, fchaatanaras, Bthri Du Al Mul-ler. Bnaainer, The Fad. Sylvestris. Claudia and Hand zaretta. Later in the meeting there will ha handicaps at three -quarters of a mile, to which these horses and others of like class will lie eligible. He has also arranged a race at three quarters of a mile for three .varolii fillies, to he deeid.-il Wednesday. May 4. ami on another day there will l e mile races for Ihree-ycar-nbls that have not wen a stake this year. The program hank will be ready for distribution Monday. Weights for the Camden Handicap, which will be run May 3. will Ik- an aaamred Friday. The new entrance from F.reekenridge -treet to the rear of the grandstand has been ami hi a great improvement. Sn|»eriiitemlont Itoss has a force of men busy painting and whitewashing the 1 til il dings and fences. T. I. Bajea wired from Jacksonville today for thirteen stalls. He intends to start lioth Jabet anil • Iranio in the Breeders Futurity. Becaaae af a henry rain iialridaj there was no nark of eeareaaeare this morning. Matt J. Winn will come here tomorrow to attend the meeting id" the racing commission and talk oyer plans for spring racing with the officials of the Ken tacky A s .1 iatioii. Tori Qnhan, who spent the winter with his family in this city, left today for New Y irk with the idea of operating at Aqueduct.

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