Saratoga stories gangsters, gamblers, and racing legends by Jon Bartels

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Published by Eclipse Press in Lexington, Ky .

Written in English

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  • Saratoga Racecourse (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.) -- History,
  • Horse racing -- New York (State) -- Saratoga Springs -- History,
  • Race horses -- United States -- History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Statementby Jon Bartels.
LC ClassificationsSF335.U6 N668 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17871171M
ISBN 109781581501582
LC Control Number2007011646

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