This online document provides readers with the history of Thoroughbred Racing in the United States. It provides biographical sketches of turf celebrities, but also photos of many race tracks that no longer exist. It may provide an opportunity for readers of the Lost Trotting Parks Blog to explore the world of 19th Century Thoroughbred Racing.
An Historical Account of Thoroughbred Racing in the United States
Digitized by internet Archive -- Original from the Library of Congress