Download PDF by Kimberly A. Rinker: Chicago's Horse Racing Venues (Images of America)

By Kimberly A. Rinker

ISBN-10: 0738560804

ISBN-13: 9780738560809

ISBN-10: 1531639372

ISBN-13: 9781531639372

the recognition of horse racing in Chicago has but to be rivaled in the other metropolitan sector. because the 1800s, the Windy City's enthusiasm for either harness and Thoroughbred racing ended in 10 significant racetracks being inbuilt the Chicago region. 4 of these raceways--Balmoral, Maywood, Hawthorne, and Arlington--are nonetheless racing and thriving this day. From Washington Park, Lincoln Fields, and price Raceway at the city's South aspect, to the close to West part venues of Hawthorne Race path and Sportsman's Park, to Arlington Park's northwest locale and Aurora Downs to the west, Chicago's racing group has loved an extended and infrequently scandalous historical past. Chicago's Horse Racing Venues presents perception into Chicago's wealthy racing historical past and a behind-the-scenes examine the folks and horses involved.

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