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Introduction

Maryjean Wall

in How Kentucky Became Southern: A Tale of Outlaws, Horse Thieves, Gamblers, and Breeders

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126050
eISBN:
9780813135410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126050.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Thoroughbred horse racing experienced an explosive growth in popularity from 1865 to 1910, but Kentucky lost its dominant position as the locus for the breeding of racehorses. The overarching theme ... More


The racing business between the wars

Mike Huggins

in Horseracing and the British 1919-30

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719065286
eISBN:
9781781701669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719065286.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Racing contributed significantly to national economic turnover, and in turn wider British economic pressures impacted on racing. The racing industry was amongst the largest and most sophisticated of ... More


Social Media and Affective Networks

Holly Kruse

in Off-Track and Online: The Networked Spaces of Horse Racing

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034418
eISBN:
9780262332392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034418.003.0007
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter examines human relationships with and around the Internet and personal mobile technologies. In this case, the focus is on how fans of racehorses, like fans of other phenomena, use social ... More


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