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1866 Jerome Park racetrack opens...



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September 25, 1866

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 25, 1866

* Jerome Park racetrack grand opening
* Fordham, New York City (Bronx)


The back page (pg. 8) has one column headings: "Sporting Matters" "The Inauguration Meeting at Jerome Park To-day" "The Condition of the Track--Status of the Horses...." "The Betting--The Pools--The General Excitement..." 1st report coverage of the initial opening of Jerome Park Racetrack in the Bronx, New York.
Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a printing flaw within mentioned headings (see), otherwise nice.

Category: Post-Civil War