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The Best of the Widener Collection: Images from Racings Golden Era

Blood-Horse Publications

Published October 1st 2008
ISBN : 9781581501940
Hardcover
202 pages
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The Best of the Widener Collection showcases never-before-published photography from racings golden era, featuring rare and historic photographs from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. More than 200 best-of photos, many shot byMoreThe Best of the Widener Collection showcases never-before-published photography from racings golden era, featuring rare and historic photographs from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. More than 200 best-of photos, many shot by H.C. Hemment, a prominent photographer of the era, are included. Included in the collection are scenes from the major New York tracks as well as images of the main stakes races- stars of the day, such as Domino, Henry of Navarre, Clifford, and Dan Patch- and the movers and shakers of the racing world jockeys, trainers, and owners.