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A History of the Thoroughbred in California - 1983 - HBDJ
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A History of the Thoroughbred in California
by Mary Fleming. Copyright 1983. 224 pages.

Dedicated to the late Kent Cochran.

The author reflects the history of the thoroughbred up to time of the book's publishing. Several photos illustrate each section.

Some of the topics:
= The Early Years
= Stanford, Burns, and Waterhouse
= Waterboy, Africander, and Rubio
= Early Racetracks
= Phar Lap
= The Influence of Louis B. Mayer
= Ray Bell
= Louis R. Rowan and Quicken Tree.

The dust jacket shows minor shelf wear. The book has brown, cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering.

It measures approximately 9 x 11-1/4 inches.



(below) Back panel of the dust jacket, showing the author and her Appaloosa


(below) A page showing a photo of Ascot Park at Los Angeles


(below) A page from the chapter on "Phar Lap" showing his victory in the Gold Cup



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