Favor Plans of Western Jockey Club, Daily Racing Form, 1924-08-15


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FAVOR PLANS OP WESTERN JOCKEY CLUB HAWTHORNE ItACE TtACIv, Aug. 14. Charles L. Trimble, general manager of tha Ak-Sar-Ben meeting at Omaha and track superintendent James Tlonin, were visitors at Hawthorne recently. Joseph A. Murphy went over in detail with them the plans of the proposed Western Jockey Club. They took a copy of the proposed by-laws to submit to the Nebraska State Racing Commission and will recommend that the commission adopt it. Judge Murphy was also in receipt of a letter from W. H. Stratton, secretary of the State Fair at Dallas, in which he approved of the plans and stated the state fair board , would appoint Dr. A. E. Flowers as its steward to report the fair to the proposed club. The Dallas fair will race thirteen days in October and will ask the legislature for state recognition of racing. Judge Murphy has agreed to attend the fair this fall. It. Brink-ley Snowden, vice president of the Bank of Commerce, in Memphis, who is also head of the Memphis racing interests has also written that his associates will be ready to join tho club at the proper time and J. W. IUisswurm, secretary of the State Fair of Tennessee, will also become a member.

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