New PDF release: Saratoga Race Course: The August Place to Be (Sports)

By Kimberly Gatto

ISBN-10: 1540205258

ISBN-13: 9781540205254

ISBN-10: 1609491041

ISBN-13: 9781609491048

within the early 1800s, Saratoga Springs was once a vacation spot for its typical mineral waters and their therapeutic powers. yet that modified in 1863 with the outlet of the Saratoga Race path. From then on, summers within the Spa urban got here alive with the thrill of the "sport of kings." because the victory of the good horse Kentucky within the introductory Travers Stakes, the racecourse has showcased the sport's maximum champions. another way doubtless uncatchable thoroughbreds--including guy o' battle and Secretariat--faced unforeseen defeat on its turf, incomes Saratoga the nickname the "Graveyard of Champions." writer Kimberly Gatto chronicles the tale of the oldest thoroughbred racetrack within the kingdom, with stories of the well-known humans and horses that contributed to its illustrious history.

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