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Virginia Horse Racing

Triumphs of the Turf

Virginia Horse Racing( )
Author: Johnson, Virginia C.
Crookshanks, Barbara
Series title:Sports Ser.
ISBN:978-1-59629-439-4
Publication Date:Aug 2008
Publisher:Arcadia Publishing
Imprint:History Press, The
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $21.99
Book Description:

Virginia, mother of presidents, is also the mother of American horse racing. From the very beginning, Virginians have risked it all on the track as eagerly as on the battlefield. Follow the bloodlines of three foundation sires of the American Thoroughbred through generations of rollicking races and larger-than-life grandees wagering kingly stakes, sometimes on horses not yet born. How did the horse nicknamed Damn His Eyes get protection money from other horse owners? What did it mean...
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Book Details
Pages:160
Detailed Subjects: Sports & Recreation / Animal Sports / Horse Racing
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.31 Inches
Book Weight:0.6 Pounds



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