Title

Lady Patch

Photographer

Guy Kendall

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Creation Date

10-8-1935

Sex of the horse

Mare

Sire

Walter Cochato

Dam

Maud by India Dan Patch

Stable/ Owner

Vergery Carson

Stable/Owner Location

Lewis, New York

Driver Name

Vergery Carson

Race

2.22 Pace

Description

Black and white photograph of bay mare, Lady Patch, owner/driver Vergery Luella Carson, age 19, of Lewis, Essex County, New York up. Carson drove Lady Patch to a win in two of the three heats of the 2.22 Pace on October 8, 1935 at Topsham Fair, Topsham, Maine. Carson was notably among the first female harness drivers to race in the Northeast. Vergery Carson began driving in the early 1930s and held track records in four states before her death of typhoid on October 3, 1936.

Keywords

Standardbred horses, American Standardbred racehorses, New England harness racing, Maine harness racing, horse racing, Sulky racing, Trotting races, Female harness race drivers, Women harness race drivers, 1935c album

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