New PDF release: Chicago's Horse Racing Venues (Images of America)

New PDF release: Chicago's Horse Racing Venues (Images of America)

By Kimberly A. Rinker

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 resulted in 10 significant racetracks being inbuilt the Chicago sector. 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 facet, to the close to West aspect 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 a protracted 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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