Drymon, TCA President, Picks Four Committees: One Group to Study Bells Idea That Club Become More Active, Daily Racing Form, 1955-06-07


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Drymon, TCA President, Picks Four Committees One Group to Study Bells Idea That Club Become More Active - LEXINGTON, Ky., June 6. — George "Brownie" Leach, director of publicity at Churchill Downs, Saturday, showed films of this years Kentucky Derby and Preak-.ness Stakes to a luncheon meeting of the Thoroughbred Club of America at the Lafayette Hotel. It was the clubs first meeting since Ira Drymon was installed president during the Keeneland meeting. The new president announced four committees which he recently selected to serve during the current term. The program committee will be made up of Joe Thomas, chairman; Alex Bower, J. B. Faulconer and John H. Clark. Retiring president John A. Bell m. will head a committee, whose other members are Arnold Hanger, William E. Evans, Charles Asbury and Charles Nuckols, Jr., which will study Bells proposal in his outgoing speech that the TCA become a more active leader in turf affairs and hire a full-time excutive secretary. A committee to investigate the current controversy over "early closing stakes" consists of Charles Kenney, chairman, Paul Ebelhardt, Duval Headley, A. B. Hancock, Jr., and E. Barry Ryan. The House Committee for the groups rooms at the Phoenix Hotel will include George Swinebroad, chairman, Thomas Piatt, Gus Owens, Jerry Ruttenberg and Thomas. Next meeting of the TCA will be next Saturday at 12:15 p. m., when a film in color prepared by the Association of Official Racing Chemists, will be shown.

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