Thoroughbred Racing & Breeding The Story of The Sport and Background of the Horse Industry

By: Underwood, Tom R. Editor

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Sharp straight copy in taupe linen cloth boards with blue titles and horse illustration on cover, spine slightly darkened but title legible. 245 pp, pictorial endpapers. A compilation of stories by various authors and trainers of the day. Chapters include: The Role of Racing by Tom R. Underwood/ Racing as a Sport by Robert F. Kelley/ Racing as a Business by Alexander M. Robb/ The Breeding Background by J. A. Estes/ The Horse Farms by Fred A Purner, Tom R. Underwood and Humphrey Finney/ The Yearling Sales by Nelson Dunstan/ Training the Horse by Joe H. Palmer/ Running of the Race by Neville Dunn/ Handicapping by Everett A. Clay/ Races That Are Remembered by Edgar G. Horn/ The Specialists by Frank Graham/ American Race Tracks and the TRA by John I. Day/ The Official Family by Quinn Evans and Nelson Dunstan/ The Jockey Club by Robert F. Kelley/ State Racing Commissions by Tom R. Underwood/ Racing's War Donations by Quinn Evans and Nelson Dunstan/ The Pari-Mutuels by Alexander M. Robb/ Racing Publications by John H. Clark/ American Turf Literature by John L. Hervey (Salvator)/ Art and the Thoroughbred by John L. Hervey (Salvator)/ Appendix/ Index.

Title: Thoroughbred Racing & Breeding The Story of The Sport and Background of the Horse Industry

Author Name: Underwood, Tom R. Editor

Illustrator: Illustrated

Categories: HORSE RACING & CHASING,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: NY, Coward-McCann: 1945

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Hardcover

Size: 8vo - over 7

Seller Id: 29116

Keywords: FLAT RACING, THOROUGHBRED HORSE BREEDING HORSES, BETTING, TOTE BOARD, RACING BIBLIOGRAPHY,