Reservations from 24 States Made for NASRC: Visiting Turf Group and Foreign Counties Also to be Represented, Daily Racing Form, 1954-06-09


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4 Reservations From 24 States Made for NASRC Visiting Turf Group and Foreign Counties Also to Be Represented LEXINGTON, Ky., June 8. Twenty-four of the 29 member state racing commissions have already made reservations for the NASRCs twentieth annual meeting to be held at Asbury Park, N. J., June 20-24, as well as a number of visiting turf organizations from the United States and foreign countries who have been invited to participate in the associations deliberations. With reservations still coming in daily, indications are that the meeting will be one of the largest on record. The New Jersey State Racing Commission and the racing associations of New Jersey, who will be hosts to the commissioners and their guests, are planning a full program of business and social activities for the four-day meeting. With the exception of the year 1945 when the wartime travel and hotel accommodations were drastically curtailed, the National Association of State Racing Commissioners has held annual meetings since its formation in 1934. To date the member commissions who have made reservations are: Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, Washington, West Virginia, Cuba, Mexico, and Ontario, Canada. The Association of Official Racing Chemists will meet in joint session with the NASRC on Wednesday morning, June 23. George Jaggard, chemist for the tracks in Delaware and New Jersey and program chairman of the AORC, has released the following program: 1 Yearly report by Dr. Rpger W. Trues-dail of California, president of the Association of Official Racing Chemists. 2 "The importance of Veterinary Research," by Dr. Mark Allam, dean of the veterinary school of the University of Pennsylvania. 3 Colored sound movie, prepared by AORC members, showing the procedure for testing saliva and urine for drugs. The Association of Official Racing Chemists was formed in Chicago in 1946 and consists not only of representatives in the United States, but some 25 foreign countries as well. An associate of the National Association of State Racing Commissioners, the chemists will meet in conjunction with the NASRC convention, holding their separate business sessions except for the joint meeting planned for June 23.

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