The Great Match Race: When North Met South in America's First Sports Spectacle

The Great Match Race: When North Met South in America's First Sports Spectacle

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The Great Match Race is a captivating account of America's first sports spectacle, a horse race that pitted North against South in three grueling heats. On a bright afternoon in May 1823, an unprecedented sixty thousand people showed up to watch two horses run the equivalent of nine Kentucky Derbys in a few hours' time. Eclipse was the majestic champion representing the North, and Henry, an equine arriviste, was the pride of the South. Their match race would come… (more)

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Publisher: Mariner Books (April 05, 2007)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 272 pages

File size: 726 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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