The sport of kings and the kings of crime : horse racing, politics, and organized crime in New York, 1865-1913 /
"Riess narrates the history of horse racing, detailing how and why New York became the national capital of the sport from the mid-1860s until the early twentieth century. The sport's survival depended upon the racetrack being the nexus between politicians and organized crime. The powerful...
Syracuse, N.Y. :
Syracuse University Press,
|Series:||Sports and entertainment.
|Online Access:||Online version|
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