The rich heritage of Virginia horse racing traces its roots back to the colonial days of the late seventeenth century. Horse racing began as single-day events held at county fairs, family farms, and hunt meets, taking a long and meandering path to become the sport we know and love today. "Colonial Downs and More" examines the important changes that occurred in Virginia's horse racing industry during the last half century, with a particular focus on the debates over pari-mutuel wagering. The legalization of pari-mutuel ...

Colonial Downs and More 2011, iUniverse, Bloomington IN

ISBN-13: 9781462055760

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Colonial Downs and More 2011, iUniverse, Bloomington IN

ISBN-13: 9781462055746

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