BOOK- BLACK HORSEMEN OF THE KENTUCKY TURF
A companion book to the exhibit Black Horsemen of the Kentucky Turf at the International Museum of the Horse at the Kentucky Horse Park. The African American contribution to the rise of Thoroughbred racing as the nation's most popular sport of the 19th century, is undeniable. The story of the Black experience in the stables of the South and on the Country's tracks goes far beyond the sport, offering a microcosm of the country itself and the difficult issues it faced. This exhibit tells the story of the African American experience in the stable and on the tracks in Kentucky.