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The American turf: an historical account of racing in the United States

with biographical sketches of turf celebrities. 1898.

by Lyman Horace Weeks

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Published by The Historical Company in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Horse-racing -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Preface signed: Lyman Horace Weeks.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSF347 .W39
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 p. l., 7-482, [1] p.
      Number of Pages482
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL343493M
      LC Control Number98002035
      OCLC/WorldCa6096519

        One of the most famous figures to emerge from the colorful 19th-century history of the American West, Wyatt Earp () was known first and foremost for his participation in . William H. P. Robertson, in his book The History of Thoroughbred Racing in America, wrote: “In the latter part of the nineteenth century the sport had grown so rapidly and in such helter.

      Get this from a library! An authentic history of the celebrated horse American Eclipse: containing an account of his pedigree and performances, with some general information on the subject of the turf, and the means adopted at various times to improve the breed of horses: embellished with a correct likeness of this famous horse, engraved on wood, in the best style. Albuquerque. Jul. 17 - Sep. Arapahoe Park. Jun. 8 - Sep. 6. Arlington International Racecourse. Jul. 23 - Sep. Assiniboia Downs. May. 25 - Sep. Belterra Park.

        A brief history of black jockeys in the United States. Jr. day for an African-American racing figure, and it had been a little bit on the back burner, and Jimmy Winkfield going into the Hall.   Lots of history there–built in , it’s the oldest organized sporting venue of any kind in the United States. In it you’ll find a section for each race that day with the statistics and history on all the horses racing in a particular race. The lines of numbers and lingo in a program can be a bit intimidating at first, but with a.


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