Plan West Virginia Meeting, Daily Racing Form, 1933-05-26


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PLAN WEST VIRGINIA MEETING CHARLESTON, W. Va., May 25 The Charleston Horse Show Association of Jefferson County, will be the first organization to hold a race meeting under the racing law passed by the West Virginia legislature, still in session. President Harry B. Lang-don of the Panhandle Association, today applied to Commissioner of Agriculture J. B. McLaughlin for dates. The commissioner said that the meeting will be permitted early in the summer. Formation of organizations in various sections of the state to construct racing and fair plants and to hold meetings are in progress. Charters will be applied for shortly, according to information received at the. office of the commissioner of agriculture, under whose authority racing will be conducted. Senator Earl H. Smith, sponsor of the racing law, who is assisting Commissioner McLaughlin in organizing the states racing department, said that several meetings will be held this summer and fall. -

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