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Kelk, Wallace; Lewis, Earle A. (Compilers); Forsythe, F.A.
British Columbia (B.C.) (Horse) Racing and Breeding Manual 1946
B.C. Racing Breeders' Society/Vancouver Thoroughbred Ass'n/B.C. Turf & C.C. Ltd. British Columbia 1946 First Edition. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Paperback Good 136 pages. A very detailed and informative treatment of this topic. Includes one-page photo of Dr. Lyon H. Appleby, President of the B.C. Racing Breeders' Society, plus excellent one-page aerial photos of Landsdowne and Brighouse tracks, and one-page photos of the Hastings Park track and Victoria's Willows Park - all tracks are jammed with race fans. Includes photos of horses Cum Laude, Dalkeith, Koraway, Mouse Hole, Pacific Pearl, Spangle Cock, Brighton King, Fort Garry, Saffworth, Meadowvale Boy, Mabe Monday, Pasha, Papworth (Imp.), Dolan, and Carm's Victory. Part I provides a register of Thoroughbred Horse-Breeders and Breeding Stock of British Columbia, 1945 - 1946. Part II reviews the racing season 1946. Printed upon glossy stock. Blue card covers. Unmarked. Binding intact. Moderate wear. A sound copy of this encyclopedic history of British Columbia horse racing in the mid-1940s.
Bookseller: RareNonFiction, IOBA [Ladysmith, BC, Canada]

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