Calgary, Prairie State Divisions Join HBPA: Directors Set June 16 Election Date for President and Counsel, Daily Racing Form, 1948-06-03


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Calgary Prairie State Divisions Join HBPA V Directors Set June 16 Election Dpte for President and Counsel CounselBELMONT BELMONT PARK Elmont L I N Y June 2 Eleven districts including Can ¬ ada were represented at a meeting of the directors of the Horsemens Benevolent and I andI Protective Association held at the Forest Hills Inn yesterday evening National NationalI I president Alexis Dumestre presided over the session it which matters of vital im ¬ portance to horsemen were discussed Cal ¬ gary and Prairie State units were admitted as individual bodies to the HBPA with each1 to have a regional vicepresident and secretary as well as 10 directors The To ¬ ronto area is already a part of the HBPA making three separate divisions for Can ¬ ada adaIn In connection with the coming elections for president and council on June 16 it was decidefd that voting booths will open at 9 a m and close at 5 p m atall tracks in operation Alexis Dumestre is a candj date for reelection while Keene Daihger field is the opposing nominee for thepresi dency Robert Read is seeking reelection as general counsel opposedby Danphap pell of Miami Fla former holder of the post Absentee ballots willbe published in DAILY RACING FORM and may be clipped and mailed by horsemen unable to vote directly After the elections ballots will be taTju lated at a meeting at the Hotel New York ¬ er Sunday evening June 27 Officers are for the first time to be elected for terms of two1 years yearsA A special form of insurance lor horses entered in claiming races was discussed The Thoroughbred Service Corporation is offering 24hour policies at the rate of 5f per 2500 of insurance up to 12500 which may be taken out by persons entering claims If the insurance companys veteri ¬ narian passes the horse after the claim has been made the original premium an be applied to a term policy policyAmong Among ihose attending the meetmg were Maj Tom McCreery former president presidentrTom rTom Haskos W E Charles Jr M CBux ton John Mariuso W T Morrisey Shrank SouthFrnk Grand Clyde Locklear John JiSwisher W A KeUeyv Frank Nugent A J Dunne James Chesney and John Walker xepresentinf all areas east of the

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