David Gray Falconer Chosen.: Directors of Kentucky Association Fill Vacancy Created by Resignation of President Camden., Daily Racing Form, 1910-04-09


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DAVID GRAY FALCONER CHOSEN. Directors of Kentucky Association Fill Vacancy Created by Resignation of President Camden. Lexington. Ky.. April 8. — Darin1 Gray Falconer i« the new president of the Kentucky Association. Johnson N. Camden, who was this week anipntntnd by Governor Willson to serve on the Kentucky State Racing Commission, resigned the presidency of the Kentucky Association at a meeting of the directors today, and Mr. Falconer was at once chosen his successor. His being the only name presented, lie was fleeted by acclamation. Mr. Falconer is a lawyer, and is at present county attorney for this Payette I county. He is about forty years of age and is married, his wife being oik- of the daughters of the late William C. Goodloc. Mr. Falconer, while neither a breeder of thoroughbred horses, nor owner of a racing stable, has long taken a keen interest in turf affairs, and has lx-en an indefatigable worker for the welfare of racing in this state. He was one of Unoriginal members at the Iroquois Hunt Club and is ■ rider of ability. In a social way Mr. and Mrs. Falconer rank among the first in Lexington, and his selection as Mr. Camdens successor is generally regarded as a happy choii-o. That he will make good in his office there is no doubt. The session of tin-directors was otherwise devoted to routine matters in preparation for the spring meeting. The directors expressed themselves as delighted with the prospects for a successful season. News of the defeat of the Miller bill in Canada was received with expressions of great satisfaction by horsemen generally. C. D. Chcuault and John Nichols are much worried over the non-arrival of a carload of horses they shipped by freight from Jacksonville last Monday, anil tracers have been sent by the railroad officials to locate the car. Among the lost horses are Milton B.. Claiborne, Bonnie Bee, Harriet Rowe and Ladv Lewis.

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