Race Between "Taconey" and "Mac" Near Philadelphia.

Historical Images of Philadelphia Castner Scrapbook Collection
Race Between

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00172
Title: Race Between "Taconey" and "Mac" Near Philadelphia.
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Illustration of famous race between two legendary race-horses which took place at the Hunting Park Course, June 2nd. 1853. "Taconey" and "Mac" were great rivals. In this race "Taconey" was victorious. The crowd cheers excitedly, while a small group in the foreground seem busy making bets with each other. A partial view of a wooden grandstand is visible at left.

Creation Year: 1853
Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.3
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler