The Horse of America in His Derivation, History and Development (Classic Reprint)

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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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Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - John Hankins Wallace

Hardback

Published Date - August 23 2019

ISBN - 9781528084420

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 3.6 cm

Page Count - 626

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