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  • 0 of 3 copies available at Kenton County.

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1 current hold with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch KY Nonfiction (Text) 33126022940740 KY Nonfiction Not in OCLC (In Process) -
Erlanger Branch KY Nonfiction (Text) 33126022940765 KY Nonfiction Not in OCLC (In Process) -
Wm. E. Durr Branch KY Nonfiction (Text) 33126022940757 KY Nonfiction Not in OCLC (In Process) -

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  • ISBN: 9781467138949 : PAP
  • ISBN: 1467138940 : PAP

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  • Arcadia Publishing
    Horse racing and the Commonwealth of Kentucky are synonymous. The equine industry in the state dates as far back as the eighteenth century, and some of that history remains untold. The Seventeenth Earl of Derby made the trip from England to Louisville for the famed Kentucky Derby. Many famous African American jockeys grew up in the area but fled to Europe during the Jim Crow era. Gambling on races is a popular pastime, but betting in the early days caused significant changes in the sport. Author, historian and Lexington native Foster Ockerman Jr. details the rich and the lesser-known history at the tracks in the Bluegrass State.

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