Sex of the horse
Lewis, New York
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.
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