Derby Press Corps Biggest in History: Daily Racing Forms Crew Of Experts Among Largest In Downs Rooftop Gallery, Daily Racing Form, 1956-05-05


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Derby Press Corps Biggest in History HistoryDaily Daily Racing Forms Crew Of Experts Among Largest In Downs Rooftop Gallery GalleryCHURCHILL CHURCHILL DOWNS Louisville Ky May 4 This eightysecohd running of the Kentucky Derby will be reported to the American public by the largest group of turf writers ever assembled for a single race Scribes from all over the country and abroad as well congregate in Louisville at Derby time each season but this year the huge press box atop the stands will groan to greater numbers of the working press than ever before beforePublicity Publicity director George Brownie Leach has taken precautions to see that only those writers with legitimate creden ¬ tials from their home papers are issued tickets of admittance on Derby Day and the Churchill Downs press coop is consid ¬ ered one of the best policed rh all of sport The huge gathering of newspapermen is well partied during Derby week with din ¬ ners and receptions held nightly culmin ¬ ating in a wrapup celebration at the con ¬ clusion of the Derby itself Publisher on Hand HandAs As usual DAILY RACIKG FORM and The Morning Telegraph will have one of the largest contingents at the Derby headed by etiitor and publisher J Samuel Perlman PerlmanThe The newsmen who will be present include Don Fair Oscar Otis Joe Hirsch Charles Hatton all of DAILY RACING FoRMThe Morning Telegraph John Chandler Orlo Robertson Kyle Vance all of the Asso ¬ ciated Press Leo Petersen Ray Ayres John Dietrich Dick Dugan Charles Pentcost and Thomas Gray all of the United Press John Harrington of the International News Service ServiceFrank Frank Graham New York JournalAmer ¬ ican Rud Rennie New York Herald Trib ¬ une Gene Ward New York Daily News Walter Haight Washington Post Charles OConnor Cincinnati Times Star Joseph Smith Cincinnati Inquirer Pat Harmon Cincinnati Post Ben Dahlman Cincinnati Post Red Smith New York HeraldTrib ¬ une Jerry McNerney Louisville Courier Journal Joe Agrella Chicago SunTimes Warren Brown Chicago American John Cannichael Chicago Daily News Marvin N Gay Jr Louisville Times Dean Eagle Louisville Times Joe Williams New York WorldTelegram Sun Francis Stann Washington Evening Star William Boni ¬ face Baltimore Sun Maurice Shevlin Chi ¬ cago Tribune BUI Keefe New Orleans Times Picayune George Krehbiel Detroit News Joe Nichols New York Times Pat Lynch New York Journal American Bob Hebert Los Angeles Mirror MirrorMaurice Maurice Bernard Los Angeles Examiner Earl Ruby Louisville Courier Journal Edi Danforth Atlanta Journal Paul Lowry Los Angeles Times Harry Martinez New Orleans Times Picayune Arthur Daley New York Times Joe McLaughlin Miami Herald Fred Russell Nashville Banner Bob Firestone Cincinnati Times Star Nelson Fisher San Diego Union George Ryall The New Yorker Bob Wilson Knox viJle News Sentinel Sec Taylor Des Moines Register and Tribune Bill Fox Indianap ¬ olis News Jimmy Cannon New York Post Dan Seism Evansville Courier Jim Mitchell Los Angeles HeraldExpress Walter Stewart Memphis Commercial Appeal George Bugbee Memphis Press Scimitar Al Coffman Detroit Free Press PressContinued Continued on Page 40 D Derby Press Gorps Biggest in History HistoryDaily Daily Racing Forms Crew Of Experts Among Largest n Downs Rooftop Gallery GalleryContinued Continued from Page 90 90Morris Morris McLemore Miami News Furman Bisher Atlanta Constitution ConstitutionWilliam William Ratner Neyark Evening News Joe Tannenbaum Miami News Raoul Carlisle Forest City Times Herald John Wolf Toledo Blade Al Buck New York Post Bob Elliott Miami Herald Larry Shropshire Lexington Leader Jere R Hayes Dallas TimesHerald Shirley Po vich Washington Post Raymond Johnson Nashville Tennesseean Ed Ashford Lex ¬ ington Herald Lawrence M Stolle Youngs town Vindicator Dave Condon Chicago Tribune Jep Cadou Indianapolis Star Isi Newborn Cleveland Press Mike Donohue Seattle PostIntelligencer Joe Livingston Jacksonville Journal Frank Gianelli Ari ¬ zona Republic Jim Doyle Cleveland Plain Dealer Gordon Cobbledick Cleveland Plain Dealer Jim Minor Cincinnati Post PostSi Si Burick Dayton News Bob Morrison St Louis PostDispatch Russ Melvin Owensboro Messenger L D Gasser Ow ensboro Messenger Raleigh Burroughs and Milford Dinker Turf and Sports Digest Clark Nealon Houston Post Tom Siler I Knoxville News Sentinel Al Abrams Pitts ¬ j burgh PostGazette JohnAiscan Germany Hap Glaudi New Orleans Item Jim Smith Indianapolis Times Homer C George Santa Barbara NewsPress Bob Pruitt Columbus Ga Enquirer Jack Powers Jersey City Journal Dick Anderson Evans ville Press PressCalifornians Californians on Hand HandWalter Walter Johns Central Press Associations Mike Barry Kentucky Irish American Joseph T Barry Kentucky Irish American Bud Wallace Lexington Herald Dorsey Prescott Orlando Sentinal Star Milt Dunnell Toronto Daily Star Watson Spoelstra Detroit News W C Stouffer Roanoke WorldNews Charles P Ward Detroit Times David Slattery Washington Daily News Roger L Simmons Newberry SC Observer Ed F 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