Monmouth Park: The Shore's Greatest Stretch Since 1870. Sophia Mangalee.

Monmouth Park: The Shore's Greatest Stretch Since 1870

(Newark, NJ): Star Ledger, 2008. First edition. Hardcover. AS NEW IN DUST JACKET. Oblong oversized hardcover, photographic endpapers. 144 pp. Illustrated with vintage black and white and contemporary color photographs. Introduction by Jerry Izenberg. Pictorial hisotry and celebration of New Jersey's horse racing jewel, Monmouth Park. The original track opened in 1870 under the name Long Branch Race Track in Eatontown. It was operated by the Monmouth Park Assdociation until 1894 when the New Jersey legislature passed a law banning pari-mutuel wagering. It wasn't until 1946 that the legislature reversed itself and, under the guidance of Amory Haskell, the track reopened that same year. The Haskell Invitational, held each yaer at Monmouth Park, is a major American horse racing event. Fine / fine. Item #E17477
ISBN: 9781597251389

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