...And They're Off..

Posted: 5/5/2012
Author: Laura June Davis

In honor of the Kentucky Derby, we bring you this image of Civil War era horse racing (courtesy of Frank Leslie).

While not a Stakes Race, this image is from from a St. Patrick's Day celebration held in Falmouth, VA.

 

Image Credit: Frank Leslie's The Soldier in Our Civil War (1893).

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A Want of Vigilance (2015)

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