American Legion to Honor Racing Official Jack Smith, Daily Racing Form, 1948-05-15


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American Legion to Honor Racing Official Jack Smith SmithLOS LOS ANGELES Calif May 14 Jack Smith rafting official at Hollywood Park Bay Meadows Tanforan and Golden Gate fields will be honored by the American Le ¬ gion at some date during the Hollywood Park meeting for his efforts on behalf of the patients in the naval and military hos ¬ pitals It was Jack who started the idea of bringing the jockeys radio and screen stars and other talent to the bedside of the wounded veterans veteransJack Jack also launched the idea of having those veterans who were able attend the races as guests of the associations associationsAt At the dinner in his honor given by tiia Hollywood Legion Post Jack will be pre ¬ sented a citation honoring his work Pres ¬ ent will be representatives of the many hospitals visited and the jockeys who took part in his program plus other turf notables and civic officials

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