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CHAS. F. PRICE APPOINTED Veteran to Return to Stand at Downs and Latonia. ♦ Kentucky Karing Commission .Meets and Announces bist of Officials — brant Applications of Kaclantl anil Hade. LEXINGTON, Ey.. April 99.— -At a meeting held here today, the Eentucky State Itac-j ing Commission approved the list of officials submitted by Col. Matt .1. Winn, general manager of the Eentucky Jockey Club and those for the spring meeting of the Een-| tucky- Association which opens here Satur-I day. Notably in the list approved was the name of Charles E. Price, toe veteran Kentucky official, who will return to the stand at Churchill Downs and Hatonia. Mr. Prices 1 return, no doubt, will be warmly approved by I the patrons of the thoroughbred sport. The commission also voted favorably upon I the applications of the Tri-State Fair and Racing Association and the I ade lark [Jockey Club for a license to operate. The I commission likewise granted a "take-off" of seven i er cent plus the breakage for these two courses. Representatives of both associations for several months offered evidence I that they could not operate under the daily license fee unless relief was granted. The commission appointed a license committee for the forthcoming season. During the afternoon an executive session of the body was held. It was said that the purpose of the executive session was to direct the attention of the license committee with reference to the application of certain jockeys and trainers who might apply for privileges during the I9M season. At the close of the executive session of the I commission, secretary Sherwood stated that I there was nothing to give out. but that the license committee would make its report on I Friday. At the forenoon meeting of the commission. j the list of officials submitted by the Ken- j tucky Jockey Club. ..lessrs. Charles E Price, |T. C. Bradley. S. C. Xuckols and Elijah Hogg, were approved. The placing judges will be William H. Shelley. X. H. McClelland and H. B. Webb, with William Hamilton again serving as starter. At Lexington the stewards and placing judges will be W. H. Shelley. T. C. Bradley land J. J. Graanly, the latter a local man. I W. II. Shelley will also serve us racing sec-[retary and handicapper. Win. Hamilton was I reappointed starter; I »r. J T. Chawk, patrol I judge; S. E. Hughes, timer, and Rrownell Herrymaii. patrol judge. The name of C. W. Hay, who served as presiding steward last year, was not mentioned at the commission meeting. It was reported that he had planned to go to St. I Louis and later to Chicago. The commissioner appointed Charles E | untiiiueil on twelfth page CHAS. F. PRICE APPOINTED Continued from first p.-ifre Price. S. C. Nuckols and W. S. Sherwood members of the license committee. The commission also approved racing dates !and licenses for the Tri-State Fair and j Racing Association, which operates Race- ; land. Dade Park. too. was licensed, but Mr. j Ellis, representing that coarse, stated that he was not ready to reqaest dates. Later ion, he stated, that request will be made, in I that his association plans a meeting in the • autumn.. Relief was granted both Rao-land and Hade Park in the matter of revenue from the ! pari-mutuels. There will be a take-off of seven per cent at both places in addition to the regular brokerage. In granting this increase the commission showed a di-qto-sition to aid the smaller courses The dates for the meeting at Rac-land are from Jot ." . which is the closing das of the Lat.mia summer meeting, to July SI, !"••:■ a period of fifteen days.