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Maryland Thoroughbred Racing Brooke Gunning

Maryland Thoroughbred Racing

Brooke Gunning

Published September 5th 2005
ISBN : 9780738541549
Paperback
128 pages
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Thoroughbred racing has always played a central role in Marylands identity and must continue into the 21st century. Gov. Bob Erlich and countless other Marylanders salute the cherished history of thoroughbred racing, though jousting is theMoreThoroughbred racing has always played a central role in Marylands identity and must continue into the 21st century. Gov. Bob Erlich and countless other Marylanders salute the cherished history of thoroughbred racing, though jousting is the official state sport. This volume highlights the people, places, races, faces, and, most important of all, the horses that have held the publics attention and bolstered Marylands economy for several centuries. Subjects range from the legendary to the forgotten and from millionaires to railbirds. Horse racing is a great equalizer, drawing fans of all ages and walks of life.