Complete Guide to Harness Racing - 1970 - by Tom Ainslie (HBDJ)
Ainslie's Complete Guide to Harness Racing
by Tom Ainslie
Copyright 1970 by Tom Ainslie.
Published simultaneously in the United States and Canada by Trident Press,
a division of Simon & Schuster, Inc, 600 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10020.
Printed in the United States of America.
pp 480 (includes Index). 8vo. VG/G.
Here are a few of the headings from the 19 chapters in this volume:
A Game of Prediction
Know Your Track
The Time Factor
five chapters discuss the line-ups and results of actual events at Liberty Bell,
Roosevelt Raceway, Sportsman's Park, Yonkers Raceway, and Hollywood Park.
The book has brown covered boards with white, gold-stamped cloth covering
the spine. The dust jacket is included.
The book has only slight shelf wear and the binding is secure.
The dust jacket has edge wear, along with a tear at the top edge and another
tear at the bottom edge (see image). The dust jacket is otherwise clean
The pages are smooth and clean.
This artwork shown at the front of the book is from a woodcut of harness
racing at Prospect Park, Long Island, featuring an 1874 race event between
Fullerton and Goldsmith Maid.