Bailey Named Shoe's Replacement

Associated Press

Jerry Bailey was elected Monday to fill the unexpired term of retiring Jockeys' Guild President Bill Shoemaker at the annual meeting in Las Vegas.

Shoemaker, who is retiring as a jockey in February, served as guild president since 1975. Bailey takes over on Feb. 5 and will serve until next year's board meeting when members will elect a president to serve a full two-year term.

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