1996. Item #9245
Hirsch, Joe. The First Century: Daily Racing Form Chronicles 100 Years of Thoroughbred Racing. NY: Daily Racing Form 1996. vii, 215p, many photos. Very good hardcover in very good d.j. by Peb (color caricatures of many racing personalities). ** Good history of U.S. racing 1896-1996, based on material in the Daily Racing Form. The newspaper's history is interwoven, so this is also an informative look at racing journalism. (Published at $29.95).