albert e. 'ted' gibbons
The first race secretary at Yonkers Raceway in New York, Ted Gibbons held that position from 1950 through 1972. He was race secretary and general manager at Foxboro, race secretary at The Red Mile and at Rockingham Park, and president of the State Racing Commission in Maine. One of his major accomplishments, while at Yonkers, was the establishment of The United Nations Trot. Horses from "Down Under" and other U. N. countries participated in the event. Ted Gibbons died on March 8, 1985 at age 84.
Published in the Harness Racing Museum's 1994 book, The Immortals