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EXPECT SPRING RACING IN CANADA Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society Looks For-, ward to Early Resumption of the Sport. TORONTO, Out.. February 5. The annual meeting of the Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society was held Monday afternoon at the- Carls-Kite Hotel. In the absence of the president, Lieut. -Col. llendrie of Hamilton, the vice-president, J. J. Dixon, occupied the chair, and in a fdiort address expressed great satisfaction with the pr6gti;s made by the society in the past year, .considering the fact that racing has not. been curried,, oil in the country. Breeding of thoroughbreds had " reacliedrUliebottoth of its ebb in 1917, and last year the registrations showed an increase of twenty, while the financial condition of the society at present is most satis-factorv, he pointed out, and he expressed assurance that a greater improvement will take place with the" resumption of racing, which, in answer to a question by H. M. Robinson, he said he hoped to see In effect in the coming spring. The secretarv of the society, T. A. McCabe, in his report showed that the society, hud provided encouragement for the breeding of horses fit for remount service, hunting, riding and general .light work by its cash premiums offered at agricultural shows that had made application for the same. The following officers were elected: Hon. president, Licut.-Col. Wm. Hendrie, Hamilton; president, J. J. Dixon; first vice-president. A. E. ly-ment, Toronto; second, vice-presideut. K. W. Davies, Toronto; directors, T. A.- Crow, Toronto; .E. D. Adams. Calgary; James Bonard. Brampton; J. K. L. Ross, Montreal; I. King Smith, M. P., Toronto; secretary, T. A. McCabe.