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Image for Almeda Downs Texas Horse Racing Track Photo 1965: Photo Finish and the Winning Team - J.B. Ferguson, Owner

Almeda Downs Texas Horse Racing Track Photo 1965: Photo Finish and the Winning Team - J.B. Ferguson, Owner

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1965

Seller ID: 10041

Condition: Good


Unevenly trimmed to fit a frame (not included in this lot). Curling, as shown in photo. 8 X 10 inch black and white photo of a horse race at Almeda Downs in Texas (assumed) on February 14, 1965. The picture shows three images from the race: A photo finish, the winning team, and information on the top two horses - "Tinta Tiara" and "Clippity Clop." Under Owner are Running M Ranch for Tinta Tiara and J.B. Ferguson for Clippity Clop. Under Trainer is Buffalo (Hugh Buffaloe). Almeda Downs is assumed to have been in Almeda, Texas, then an unincorporated area south of downtown Housto... View more info

Image for Columbus, Texas Horse Racing Track Photos (2) 1960s - The Columbus Quarter Horse Performance Association

Columbus, Texas Horse Racing Track Photos (2) 1960s - The Columbus Quarter Horse Performance Association

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Columbus, Texas, 1964

Seller ID: 10392


Two 8 X 10 inch black and white photos featuring separate races at the Columbus Quarter Horse Performance Association track in Columbus, Texas. Each photo shows a photo finish, the winning horse, jockey, and team members, and a photo from the start of the race. The earlier of the two races is from March 8, 1964. Clabber's Winner won the race - Owner: Harry W. McCormick. Three men besides the jockey are posing with the horse and two are holding a banner in front of the horse that reads Futurity Trial Winner, 1964, Columbus, Texas. The second photo features a race from November 13, 1965. Clabber... View more info

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Yankee Doodle Dandy: The Life and Times of Tod Sloan

By: Dizikes, John

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 2000

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 04290

ISBN: 0300083343

Condition: Fine


Light rubbing on rear panel of jacket. 225 pages, with Notes, Bibliography, and Index. Biography of the most famous jockey in horse racing in the United States and Britain at the turn of the 20th century. He revolutionized horse racing when he abandoned the straight-up sitting position on the horse in favor of a low crouch on the neck of the horse. View more info