Item No: pdcc00172
Title: Race Between "Taconey" and "Mac" Near Philadelphia.
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.
A917.481 P536 v.3
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler