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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 quarter. because the 1800s, the Windy City's enthusiasm for either harness and Thoroughbred racing resulted in 10 significant racetracks being inbuilt the Chicago zone. 4 of these raceways--Balmoral, Maywood, Hawthorne, and Arlington--are nonetheless racing and thriving at the present time. From Washington Park, Lincoln Fields, and value Raceway at the city's South aspect, to the close to West part venues of Hawthorne Race path and Sportsman's Park, to Arlington Park's northwest locale and Aurora Downs to the west, Chicago's racing neighborhood has loved a protracted and occasionally scandalous historical past. Chicago's Horse Racing Venues presents perception into Chicago's wealthy racing historical past and a behind-the-scenes examine the folk and horses involved.

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