Considers Officials Long in Advance, Daily Racing Form, 1919-11-18


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CONSIDERS OFFICIALS LONG IN ADVANCE LEXINGTON,. Ky., Soveiriier 17. Notwithstanding the fact that the terms of the five members of the Kentucky State Racing Commission, all of whom are Democrats, do not expire until Xoveiiiber, 1922, the passing of the state to Republican control has caused thus early discussion and speculation as to whom Governor-elect Edwin P. Morrow will choose when opportunity for appointment comes to him. Writing in the Lexington Leader, a Republican, organ, this afternoon, Aiidrew Leonard says: "The personnel of the new Statu Racing. Commission has already been under discussion and the names of Thomas C. McDowell, Charles II. Rerryman. W. V. Thraves, Louis Lee Ilaggiii. Capt. Thomas . T. Clay, John D. Carr. Stanford C. Lyne, Charles W. Moore, Hal Price. Headley. J. O. Keeue and Edward R. Bradley, all of .Fayette county; Arthur R. Hancock, and Catcsby Woodford of Bourbon; George J. Long1 of Jefferson, and Jerome B. Respess of Kenton county have been mentioned by breeders who arc interested in taking the commission out of politics and being represented by men who are identitied with the breeding industry and the sport of racing the thoroughbred. "It- is known that 7nverimr-olect Edwin Vv Morrow lia signified his Intention of appointing on the commission those -who have the best interests of both Industries at heart, that polities shhll play no paTt In hi.-i choice" of the new uieriibers of the State Racing Commission nnd he will be guided volely by the rwi3he! of the element-of breeders and turfmen iu the state."

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