The Blood-Horse [1934 complete]. Thomas B. Cromwell, ed.

The Blood-Horse [1934 complete]

Lexington, KY: Thomas B. Cromwell [The Blood-Horse], 1934. First edition. Hardcover. Two sturdy volumes containing all 52 weekly issues, with original covers bound in. Over 1400p total, photo on every front cover and occasional photos inside (chiefly stallions at stud). Good + (light shelf rubbing to covers; outer pages foxed). Item #30008

Vol. 1 also lists the 1933 stakes winners (alphabetically and by Lowe family), stakes-placed horses, and stakes races. Volume 2 also lists yearlings sold at 1933 North American auctions. These magazines are a treasure trove of racing information: news of horses, races, farms, and personalities; sales; ads; factual articles such as Humphrey Finney's "Little Visits to the Studs"; opinions on industry issues such as wagering and starting methods; etc. Discovery, Faireno, the ill-fated Dark Secret, and Cavalcade were among the leading horses of the year. Both volumes are fully indexed. It would be hard to find all this information elsewhere. Heavy; shipping/handling will be extra. Please keep this in mind when ordering.

Price: $200.00

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