Here and There
Updated: Thursday, May 16, 2002 11:33 AM
Posted: Wednesday, May 8, 2002 11:00 AM
, who has been with Daily Racing Form
more than 30 years, has been named vice president, Kentucky general manager...Nancy C. Kelly
is the new vice president of development for the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation. Kelly had previously served as director of development for the foundation. "Nancy's efforts have been invaluable in helping expand awareness of the foundation and raise funds for research that benefits all horses," said foundation president Ed Bowen. "While continuing to organize fund-raising events such as the New York Racing Association's Belmont Ball, Breeders' Cup Charity Gala and several golf tournaments annually, she will work closely with the chairman and president of the Foundation on new fund-raising initiatives." Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation funds research throughout North America devoted solely to furthering the health, safety and soundness of horses. Kelly and her husband, Jack, reside in Stewart Manor, N.Y...Two-year-old Southern Alert
broke the record for 4 1/2 furlongs at Prairie Meadows Tuesday night in her first start. Southern Alert covered the distance in 51.24. The record she broke, :51 2/5, was set in 1989 by Echar Una Mano. Larry Donlin trains the daughter of Southern Halo for Darrell Rahe...The New York Thoroughbred Horseman's Association will hold an Auction of Fine Art
at Belmont Park on Friday, May 31st at the Turf and Field Club, fourth floor clubhouse. Cost is $10 per person and $15 per couple. All proceeds will benefit the Belmont Child Care Association, the Backstretch Employees Assistance Team (BEAT) and the Disabled Jockeys Fund. For tickets and more information, call (516) 488-2337...Pebo's Guy
, a two-time winner of the Kingston Handicap for New York breds died this morning after breezing a half-mile in :50, the victim of a cardiovascular collapse. The 8-year-old colt raced for six years with a 9-7-4 record from 45 starts and amassed $408,545 in earnings. He had not run since finishing sixth in the Bernard Baruch last July.
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