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Sport of Kings in Queens

06/02/18 through 06/30/18 | 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Queens Historical Society

Weeping Beech Park, 143-35 37th Avenue Map

718-939-0647

$5


02-06-2018 12:00:00 30-06-2018 12:00:00 America/New_York Sport of Kings in Queens | 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM Queens has been a major center of thoroughbred horse racing since 1667 when King Charles II of England established here the first race course in his North American Possessions. This exhibition details the history of this amazing sport in Queens from those early days 350 years ago to the present and its concomitant cultural, social and economic dimensions and impact. It relates stories of the sport's legends–horses, jockeys, trainers, and iconic races. http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=311713 Queens Historical Society Queens Historical Society

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Queens has been a major center of thoroughbred horse racing since 1667 when King Charles II of England established here the first race course in his North American Possessions.

This exhibition details the history of this amazing sport in Queens from those early days 350 years ago to the present and its concomitant cultural, social and economic dimensions and impact. It relates stories of the sport's legends–horses, jockeys, trainers, and iconic races.

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