Bay Meadows Fall Meet Given Approval by Army: Kyne Receives Permission for 55-Day Session Opening Oct. 2, Daily Racing Form, 1943-06-15


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Bay Meadows Fail Meet Given Approval by Army ArmyKyne Kyne Receives Permission for 55Day Session Opening Oct 2 2SAN SAN FRANCISCO Calif June 14 The Western Defense Command Fourth Army today issued permission to the California Jockey Club to operate a 55day race meet ¬ ing at the Bay Meadows race track located in San Mateo from Saturday October 2 to Saturday December 18 18William William P Kyne general manager of Bay Meadows in making the announce ¬ ment of the military stamp of approval stated that the same restrictions that ap ¬ plied to the last two meetings were con ¬ tained in the permit permitThe The San Mateo track has been the only major course to operate in California since the declaration of war and the bulk of the profits have been turned over to the many needy war relief agencies and char ¬ ities Kyne stated that the goal of the California Jockey Club for war relief is 1000000 and inasmuch as they are well on their way to this goal the meeting this fall may fulfill their expectations expectationsDuring During the meeting last fall a total of almost 200000 was distributed among a dozen organizations including the Treasure Island Naval Welfare Fund the United Seamens Service the Veterans of Foreign Wars Canteen Fund the San Francisco FranciscoContinued Continued on Page Two Bay Meadows Fall Meet Given Approval by Army ArmyKyne Kyne Receives Permission for 55Day Session Opening Oct 2 2Continued Continued from Page One OneLeague League for Service Men the San Mateo Red Cross the San Mateo USO the American Federation for War Blind and the American Womens Volunteer Service ServiceThe The above was exclusive of that placed in escrow for the Army Emergency Relief A total of almost 175000 was held for army relief and general manager Kyne announced recently that a check for 100 000 of that money had been mailed Maj Gen I J Phillipson Army Emergency Re jlief director at Washington D C Kyne pointed out that an additional 75000 still in escrow will be turned over to Maj Gen Phillipson at a later date dateNavy Navy hospitals were the chief beneficia ¬ ries during the spring meetings at Bay Meadows Among those to whom checks for 10000 were turned over were the Mar2 Island Naval Hospital at Vallejo the Oak Knoll Naval Hospital at Oakland and the Treasure Island Naval Hospital San Francisco Kyne will see to it that all war relief agencies having benefited in the past will receive additional financial as ¬ sistance from the proposed fall meeting

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