Ak-Sar-Ben Officials Host to Vanderbilt and Drayton, Daily Racing Form, 1951-06-28


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t e r f e . d _ r J * ft 5 Ak-Sar-Ben Officials Host To Vanderbilt and Drayton AK-SAR- BEN, Omaha, Nebr., June 27. — Alfred G. Vanderbilt. president of the Thoroughbred Racing Associations of the United States, was a guest of the Gov-f ernors and Councillors of Ak-Sar-Ben at a luncheon in his honor today at the Hotel Fontenelle. Vanderbilt was accompanied on his trip to Omaha by Spencer Drayton of New York, executive secretary of the TRA. In addition to Vanderbilt, Ak-Sar-Ben honored at the luncheon a group of its ambassadors from cities and towns of Nebraska and western Iowa, who are in j the city for the annual running of the Ambassador Handicap at Ak-Sar-Ben. Also attending the luncheon was a group active on the U. S. Olympics Equestrian Committee, of which Vanderbilt is a member, including Col. Hiran Tuttle and Col. John W. Wofford of Fort Riley, Kans.: Grove Porter of Nebraska City; Burton Lohmuller of Centralia, Kans.; Dr. G. A. Ackerman of Lincoln, president of the Nebraska Association of Saddle Horse Clubs; Louis M. Hancock, Lincoln; Walter G. Staley, Mixeco, Mo.; O. G. Bitler and James M. Kemper, both of Kansas City.

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