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Tempest

James C. Nicholson

in Racing for America: The Horse Race of the Century and the Redemption of a Sport

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180649
eISBN:
9780813180687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180649.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Chapter four explores Harry Sinclair's involvement in the notorious Teapot Dome oil scandal. Republican Warren G. Harding's landslide victory in the 1920 presidential election marked a new direction ... More


Racing for America: The Horse Race of the Century and the Redemption of a Sport

James C. Nicholson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180649
eISBN:
9780813180687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180649.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

On October 20, 1923, at New York's Belmont Park, Kentucky Derby champion Zev toed the starting line alongside Papyrus, winner of England's greatest horse race, the Epsom Derby. The $100,000 purse for ... More


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