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Racing Clubs' Conference


Wellington, August 15. A conference of delegates representing the Metropolitan Racing Clubs of New Zealand opened this afternoon. Those present were-^-Messrs G.: H. Clifford and C. H. Williams, representing the Canterbury Jockey Club; A. R. Guinness, Greymouth Jockey Club; J. S, M. ! Thompson, Wellington Racing Club; H. M. Lyons, Nelson Jockey Club; Dr Earle and F. R. Jackson, Wanganui Jockey Club; and H. Driver, Dunedin Jockey Club. Mr G. H. Clifford occupied the chair. Captain Russell was chosen Chairman of the .Conference, and Mr F. D. Luckie, Secretary of the Hawkes Bay Jockey Club, Secretary. Mr Jackson moved arid Mr Thomplon seconded that the Hon G. McLean aiid Mr Driver be asked to further consider the dispute between the Greymouth Jockey Club and the Westlajad Racing Club, as to which it to rank as the Metropolitan Club, arid submit their report to the Conference as early as possible. The motion carried. The Conference then adjourned until 3 p.m. The question of establishing a New Zealand Jockey Club will not be considered until to-morrow. As Mr H. D. Bell, one of the Wellington delegates is {unable to attend the conference, the Stewards of the Racing Club met this afternoon and •lected.Mr J Duthie m his stead,

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Racing Clubs' Conference, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2493, 16 August 1890

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Racing Clubs' Conference Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2493, 16 August 1890

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