York start search for new clerk.Byline: Howard Wright Howard Gregory Wright (born December 20 1967, in San Diego, California) is an American professional basketball player. He is a 6'8" (203 cm) 220 lb (100 kg) forward and played collegiately at Stanford University from 1978–82.
YORK York, former name of Toronto, Canada
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York, city, England
York, city (1991 pop. 123,126) and district, North Yorkshire, N England, at the confluence of the Ouse and Foss rivers. will shortly start the search for a successor to John Smith, clerk of the course, manager and secretary at Yorkshire's premier racecourse since 1987, writes Howard Wright.
Smith is due to retire officially on his 65th birthday-on November 4, 2002-and the York Race Committee is planning to have the appointee APPOINTEE. A person who is appointed or selected for a particular purpose; as the appointee under a power, is the person who is to receive the benefit of the trust or power. in place by the spring of next year.
The committee has discussed splitting the job along the lines adopted in recent years by several major courses, which have taken on a commercial director, as distinct from a clerk in charge of the track.
However, Smith, who was recruited from industry, stressed yesterday that the decision would depend on the calibre calibre
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He said: "We would be looking to get someone who's interested in racing but not necessarily experienced in the industry."
Smith said that with only 15 days racing a year, York would not go down the same route as Ascot Ascot (ăs`kət), town, Windsor and Maidenhead, S central England. The famous horse races instituted by Queen Anne in 1711 are held annually in June on Ascot Heath. Ascot remains an important social and fashion event, attended by the royal family. by recruiting separate personnel to supervise the on- and off-track activities, but non-racing business is set to take a higher profile.
He said: "We are about to build a new pounds 20 million grandstand, and this will put emphasis on the commercial side."