Sex of the horse
Peter the Brewer
W. N. Reynolds
The American Stake Foals of 1930
Black and white action, finish line photo of bay filly, three-year-old Mary Reynolds, driven by B. White, finishing first in The American Stake Foals of 1930 Trot in a time of 2.04 at the Grand Circuit Meet, Rockingham Park, Salem, N.H., Wednesday, August 2, 1933. Mary Reynolds is wearing saddle number 4.
Other horses visible in this photo, in order of finish, are Brown Berry, wearing saddle number 2; Prince Hall, wearing saddle number 12, Calumet Donald, wearing saddle number 7, and Calumet Delco, wearing saddle number 6.
The photograph captures the spacial configuration of the Rockingham Park finish line area including the scoreboard, clock, pole marking the finish line, and judges' stand visible in the background. Visible on the far left of the image is the board where race odds and gambling payouts were posted.
On April 23, 1933, gambling on harness racing was first legalized in the State of New Hampshire. Rockingham Park opened for New England's first racing series with legalized gambling on June 21, 1933. On July 27, Grand Circuit Harness Racing returned to Rockingham Park with a 16-day meet. The August 2 races, documented by Guy Kendall, marked day 7 of the 16-day meet. The image is signed in the lower right corner by photographer Guy Kendall.
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