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Victorian steward snares chairman post

29 / 07 / 2011 Article by: Editor
Victorian steward snares chairman post
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VICTORIAN Anthony O’Connell has secured the position of Chairman of harness stewards in Tasmania.

O’Connell is currently a Senior Steward with Harness Racing Victoria, having previously undertaken the roles of Stipendiary Steward and Manager, Betting Compliance and Regulation with Racing Victoria.

Director of Racing, Tony Murray said O’Connell was selected from a number of high profile applicants.

“I am extremely pleased that we have been able to appoint a chairman of stewards with the experience and expertise that Anthony will bring to the role,” Murray said.

“He is extremely well regarded in both the harness and thoroughbred codes in Victoria.”

O’Connell is looking forward to the challenge.

“I am excited by the opportunity that this role provides and I look forward to working closely with the harness industry in Tasmania,” O’Connell said.