Complete Program Announced for 20th NASRC Convention: Over 200 Delegates from 25 States, Canada, Mexico, Cuba and Puerto Rico to Attend, Daily Racing Form, 1954-06-19


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► = ■■ Complete Program Announced For 20th NASRC Convention Over 200 Delegates From 25 States,Canada,Mexico,Cuba And Puerto Rico to Attend MONMOUTH PARK, Oceanport, N. J., June 18. — The complete program, business and social, for the 20th annual convention of the National Association of State Racing Commissioners has been drawn up. Over 200 delegates from 25 states, Canada, Mexico, Cuba and Puerto Rico will gather Sunday at the Berkeley-Carteret Hotel in Asbury Park for the four-day session, from June 21 to 24.. Hosts at the convention this year are the New Jersey Racing Commission, the four tracks in the state — Atlantic City, Freehold, Garden State and Monmouth Park — the American Totalisator Company, Inc., the H. M. Stevens Company and Triangle Publications, Inc. Chairman of the convention committee is Hugh J. Strong, of the New Jersey board, with fellow commission members William Griffin, Thomas Brogan and Charles Sheehan as assistants. The complete program for the four-day convention follows: Headquarters: Hotel Berkeley-Carteret , All business sessions in Oval Lounge SUNDAY, JUNE 20 4:00-6:00 P. M. — Registraton, Palm Court, Berkeley-Carteret late arrivals may register each morning at 9 oclock at desk near Oval Lounge . MONDAY, JUNE 21 8:30 A. M. — Chartered bus trip to New York City for wives of delegates, including visit to United Nations" headquarters, luncheon at the Stork Club, and sight-~" seeing and shopping tour. 9:30 A. M.— Business session. Call to order by President Hugh L. Mehorter. Roll call of states. Address of welcome by the Honorable Robert B. Meyner, governor of New Jersey; Response to welcome by Walter H. Donovan, former president. Presidents address. Appointment of committee on nominations. Treasurers report. Secretarys report. Committee reports on — Information, Finance, International Relations, Public Relations and Public Safety and Security. 12:00 Noon — Adjourn business session. 12:15 P. M. — Luncheon for commissioners and invited representatives, Berkeley-Carteret. 1:30 P. M. — Business session. Committee reports on — Constitution and By-Laws, Legislation, Uniform Rules and Procedure and Illegal Practices; 5:00 P. M. — Adjourn business session. 7:30 P. M.— Cocktail party and dinner, Tony Yonadis Homestead Country Club, as guests of American Totalisator Company dress optional. TUESDAY, JUNE 22 9:30 A. M. — Business session. Call to order by President Mehorter. Address with slides by Dr. James J. Manning, director of crime prevention library, New York police department. Address by Edmund P. Coffey, vice-president, Thoroughbred Racing Protective Bureau. Report of committee on nominations. Open forum by invited representatives of American Thoroughbred Breeders Association, American Trainers Association, Horsemens Benevolent and Protective Association, Jockeys Guild, National Association of Thoroughbred Breeders, The Jockey Club, Thoroughbred Club of America, Thoroughbred Racing Associations of the United States, Triangle Publications and Turf Publicists of America. 12:00 Noon — Adjourn business session. 12:15 P. M. — To Monmouth Park by private buses from Berkeley-Carteret j for luncheon and races. | 8:00 P. M. — Dinner in Crystal Terrace of Berkeley-Carteret, as guests Triangle Publications dress optional. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23 9:30 A. M. — Business session. Called to order by President Mehorter. Joint session with Association of Official Racing Chemists: 1. Yearly report by Dr. Roger W. Truesdail of California, president of AORC. 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. j | Election of officers. Installation of- officers. 12:00 Noon — Adjourn business session. 12 :15 P. M. — To Monmouth Park by private buses from Berkeley-Carteret for luncheon and races. 7:00 P. M.— Cocktails, Pool Terrace, Hotel Berkeley-Carteret. 8:30 P. M. — Diner dance in Crystal Terrace, Berkeley-Carteret, as guests of the New Jersey Racing Commission arid New Jersey Racing Associations black tie. THURSDAY, JUNE 24 9:30 A. M. — Business session. Call to order with new president presiding. Remarks by foreign turf rep-representatives. Report for resolutions committee. Unfinished business. 12:00 Noon — Adjournment of convention. I S3V 1i * 30J » JiJC YM

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