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Derby at war

Derby at war

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Published by Quoin in Kirkburton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- England -- Derby -- Pictorial works.,
  • Derby, Eng. -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works.

  • Edition Notes

    Previous ed.: Birmingham : Thomas Alexander, 1979.

    Statement(compiled by) Clive Hardy, Russ Brown.
    ContributionsHardy, Clive., Brown, Russ.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA690.D4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21960556M
    ISBN 101855630028
    OCLC/WorldCa21599972

    The recent end of the war still kept many people from traveling long distances to Louisville. However, ab people attended and wagered a Derby day record of $2,,, including a record.   It was only the second disqualification in the Kentucky Derby's history and opinions have ranged from lauding the stewards for going by the rule book to lambasting them for discrediting the horse Author: Akiem Bailum.


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