Sporting reminiscences, 1939, n.d.


Sporting reminiscences, 1939, n.d.

The collection consists of a carbon typescript of Smith's sporting articles prepared for book publication with a copy of his covering letter offering the book to Scribner's and the latter's reply, together with a reply from a similar letter sent to Doubleday, Doran and Company. A long article on steeplechasing comprises half the book. Other articles concern flat racing, yearling sales, Saratoga, African American trainers and jockeys, the Meadow Brook Cup, the horse Epinard, and memoirs of various individuals connected with horseracing.

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Doubleday, Doran & Company. (corporateBody)

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