Off and running : horse racing in Manitoba

dc.contributor.authorWilson, Keith, 1929-
dc.contributor.authorLussier, Antoine S.
dc.date.accessioned2005-01-28T18:00:56Z
dc.date.available2005-01-28T18:00:56Z
dc.date.issued1978
dc.description.abstractHorse racing in Canada was well established as a popular outdoor amusement even before the first organization of the sport by the Quebec Turf Club in 1789, and its popularity was no doubt encouraged wherever there was a military presence. As settlement moved west, so did the popularity of horse racing; but in the west it had its own indigenous and independent development. Horse racing has traditionally been termed 'the sport of kings', but it has equally been 'the sport of the people'. Nowhere has this been more evident than in Manitoba.en
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dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.11575/PRISM/9684
dc.identifier.isbn0-919566-61-8 pa.
dc.identifier.otherC77-002227-8
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1880/530
dc.language.isoen
dc.publisherPeguis Publishersen
dc.subjectHorse racing--Manitobaen
dc.subjectHorse racing--Historyen
dc.subjectManitoba--Historyen
dc.subject.otherGambling Literature
dc.titleOff and running : horse racing in Manitobaen
dc.typebooken
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