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March 2016

Monthly Archives: March 2016

Walter E. Barrett, Jr. — His Contribution to Harness Racing History — The Readville Trotting Park — Now Lost and Perhaps Once Forsaken

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Walter Barrett’s self-published book on the Readville Trotting Park presents a lesson that needs to be learned by both proponents and opponents to ensuring that harness racing will exist for future generations. As Richard Grant stated in his recollections of the Readville Trotting Park — “The track is gone, the barns and other buildings have long since…

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