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Cajun racing

Ed McNamara

Cajun racing

from the bush tracks to the Triple Crown

by Ed McNamara

  • 316 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by DRF Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Racetracks (Horse racing),
  • Horsemen and horsewomen,
  • Horse racing,
  • Biography,
  • Anecdotes

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementEd McNamara
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSF321.43.L8 M25 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination223 p. ;
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25328065M
    ISBN 101932910778
    ISBN 109781932910773
    LC Control Number2008928473
    OCLC/WorldCa209647954

    Creswell Lane Ext. Opelousas, LA Phone: It’s a fast-paced history lesson rich in humor and local color as McNamara interweaves the life stories of some of the great names in Cajun racing--Romero, Desormeaux, Borel, Bernis, Delahoussaye, Delhomme, Albarado, and many others. Go back in time to Cajun Downs, a bush track that was a breeding ground for dreams and great careers.

    Cajun series by Sandra Hill. Author Sandra Hill pens the “Cajun” series of romance novels. The series began publication in the year , when “The Love Potion” was released. The series is made up of both novels and stories. The books are stand alones, with characters having romances with each other. VINTON, LA—J —Delta Downs hosted four qualifying trials for this year’s $, Delta Downs Louisiana-Bred Derby (RG3) on Thursday night and fans had to wait for the final heat to see the fastest qualifier. Under jockey David Alvarez, Lifeinthefastlanes stopped the clock at seconds, equaling a 96 speed index with a 5 mph crosswind, while traveling yards over a.

    Racing in Louisiana goes way back to the roots of racing in this country. The first races in Louisiana predate racing at Saratoga by ten years. The first race there was a race for pacers in , all gray geldings. This race was held at the Union Course, which is the present day site of The Fair Grounds. The Cajun book series by Sandra Hill includes books The Love Potion, Tall, Dark, and Cajun, The Cajun Cowboy, and several more. See the complete Cajun series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.


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Cajun racing by Ed McNamara Download PDF EPUB FB2

Cajun Racing: From the Bush Tracks to the Triple Crown, longtime turf writer Ed McNamara tells the story of a remarkably resilient people with a passion for racing and an unmatched touch with quarter horses and Thoroughbreds. In Cajun country, there's a lot of character and a lot of characters, as superstar jockey Kent Desormeaux likes to say.

/5(12). The stories are entertaining and reveal a truly magical culture. Although many of the people written about in the book are far from perfect - they are all colorful and authentic. All in all, Cajun Racing is a fun, fast read that was thoroughly enjoyable/5(12).

Cajun Racing: From the Bush Tracks to the Triple Crown, longtime turf writer Ed McNamara tells the story of a remarkably resilient people with a passion for racing and an unmatched touch with quarter horses and Thoroughbreds.

In Cajun country, there's a lot of character and a lot of characters, as superstar jockey Kent Desormeaux likes to say. Condition Books Home» Horsemen's Information» Condition Books The Horsemen's Information area was developed in cooperation with InCompass® and race track managements across the country as a central location for racing office information commonly sought by horsemen, including condition books.

It is evident that Ed McNamara spent substantial time in southwestern Louisiana and interviewed a variety of individuals as his book is comprised of a gumbo of quotes. The origins of Cajun racing, as well as the locations and sizes of bush tracks is difficult to discern, which made me think that McNamara’s book could really use a good map.

The books on this list cover the history, language, music, food and customs Cajun racing book the Cajun people, as well as some of the imaginative literature in which Cajuns are depicted. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

Life and career. Calvin Borel hails from south Louisiana: the heart of Cajun Country, and famous for having produced a number of top jockeys, such as Randy Romero, Kent Desormeaux, Eddie Delahoussaye and Shane began racing horses in the bush tracks near his hometown of Catahoula and started riding in match races at the age of eight.

He is known for his Cajun accent and. Harrah’s Louisiana Downs will welcome guests back to the Racing Pavilion and Apron on Saturday, June 6, The 64 day meet runs through Wednesday, September 23rd on Saturdays and Mondays-Wednesdays; 1st Post Time is pm each race day.

Was one of the first Cajun musicians to appear on the Louisiana Hayride and Grand Ole Opry. Was known as "the King of Cajun Singers" Also, known for Jole Blon and Cajun Country songs. Barry Jean Ancelet, writer, folkorist, linguist [1]. The Louisiana State Racing Commission shall conduct an emergency public meeting at p.m.

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Cajun Timing is a race timing company based out of Lafayette, LA. We’ve been timing races since Cajun Timing offers professional timing using the latest technology for timing and scoring services for running, triathlons, duathlons, swimming and biking events throughout the South.

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If you've got. Get this from a library. Cajun racing: from the bush tracks to the Triple Crown. [Ed McNamara] -- "In Cajun Racing: From the Bush Tracks to the Triple Crown, longtime turf writer Ed McNamara takes you on a wild ride way down south to Louisiana.

There you'll meet a remarkably resilient people with. Cajun Sprinters Association. 1, likes. The Cajun Sprinters Association (CSA) is an elite sprint car club based mainly in the southeast region of the United States.

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Grade 3, $, Super Derby Set for Saturday, September 7 Bossier City, LA – The Thoroughbred racing season will get underway at Harrah’s Louisiana Downs on Saturday, May day meet includes 14 stakes highlighted by two major events, Louisiana Cup Day on Saturday, August 3 and Super Derby Day on Saturday, September 7.

The marquee stakes of the meet is the. LQHBA is the official authorized representative of the American Quarter Horse racing and breeding industry in Louisiana, the unified voice of quarter Horse breedings in the State of Louisiana for purposes of communicatting the advantages and rewards of breeding Quarter Horses in the State and for the purposes of a conducting and coordinating activities with breeding and racing agencies.

Louisiana HBPA employs a horsemen’s bookkeeper and an assistant bookkeeper at each of the four Louisiana racetracks. We also have a bookkeeper on duty weekdays from am to pm at our home office in New Orleans.

The bookkeeper’s office is open on race days during the meet as follows: Louisiana HBPA Main Office – Open Year Round. Cajun, descendant of Roman Catholic French Canadians whom the British, in the 18th century, drove from the captured French colony of Acadia (now Nova Scotia and adjacent areas) and who settled in the fertile bayou lands of southern Cajuns today form small, compact, generally self-contained patois is a combination of archaic French forms with idioms taken from.Louisiana Downs has long been known as a great place to race your stable throughout the summer.

With a wide variety of conditions offered, horsemen are sure to find the race for each horse in their stable.Ti Part I § Consent to Use of Criminal Record.