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Antiquity of American racing - First race course at Hempstead Plain, 1665 - Racing in Virginia, 1677 - Conditions of early races-early so-called Arabian importations - The marvelous tradition of Lindsay's Arabian - English race horses first imported about 1750 - The old colonial stock as a basis - First American turf literature - Skinner's American Turf Register and Sporting Magazine, 1829 - Cadwallader R. Colden's Sporting Magazine, Short-lived but valuable - The original Spirit of the Times Porter's Spirit of the Times Wilkes' Spirit of the Times, 1859 - Edgar's Stud book-wallace's Stud Book - Bruce's Stud Book - Their history, methods and value - Summing up results, showing that success has followed breeding to individuals and families that could run and not to individuals and families that could not run, what ever their blood.
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bound: 630 pages
publisher: Forgotten Books (April 21, 2017)
isbn: 1332471366, 978-1332471362,
weight: 1.8 pounds (