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1. 'A Family Doomed To Die' 'A Family Doomed To Die' May 8, 2005 The tragic story of America's first superstar horse owners, William (Billy) and Ann Woodward, is told in this article. Their prize winning horse was named Nashua. Mrs. Woodward was the former Angie later...

2. A Lost Legacy A Lost Legacy May 7, 2006 African American jockeys once dominated the sport of horse racing and won the Kentucky Derby 15 of the first 28 times it was run. Lonnie Clayton was an early African American jockey from Kansas City, winning...

3. A Postcard from Old Kansas City A Postcard from Old Kansas City November/9/1968 Photo and article about the Elm Ridge Race Track, in operation from 1904 to 1906 "a block east of the Paseo between Fifty-ninth and Sixty-third streets," closed because of the ban on gambling and next...

4. Biography of Loula Long Combs (1881-1971), Equestrian Biography of Loula Long Combs (1881-1971), Equestrian 1999

5. Biography of Milton Morris (1911-1983), Nightclub Owner Biography of Milton Morris (1911-1983), Nightclub Owner 1999

6. Elm Ridge Race Track Elm Ridge Race Track May/18/1937 Article about the Elm Ridge Race Track.

7. Elm Ridge Race Track Elm Ridge Race Track

8. Elm Ridge Race Track Elm Ridge Race Track Postcard of Elm Ridge Race Track and Clubhouse

9. Fairmount Park, Shady Walk Fairmount Park, Shady Walk Postcard of Shady Walk at Fairmount Park

10. For Those Who Love Horse Racing For Those Who Love Horse Racing June//1969 Archives of local horse racing tales collected by 1870s horse racer William Mulkey and bequeathed to the author Albert Doerschuk.

11. Golf Shots Dropping on "Race Track" Recall Elm Ridge Days of Blue Hills Golf Shots Dropping on "Race Track" Recall Elm Ridge Days of Blue Hills July/28/1954 Article about the golf course's former days as a racetrack for horse racing, with photo and illustration.

12. Golf Where Horses Raced Golf Where Horses Raced September/2/1959 History of the grounds starting in 1904 as a horse racetrack and later becoming a golf course of Blue Hills Country Club.

13. Horse Race Horse Race September/1/1859

14. Horse Race Horse Race circa 1930s Horse race in progress at unidentified track.

15. Horse Racing Preceded Casino in Riverside Horse Racing Preceded Casino in Riverside September-December 2013

16. Horse Racing Sometimes Slow Getting out of the Gate Horse Racing Sometimes Slow Getting out of the Gate January/2/1985 Photos, caption, and article about the history of horse racing in the Kansas City area, with a complete caption about the Riverside Park Jockey Club, run illegally by the Pendergast machine.

17. Inter-State Fairgrounds Inter-State Fairgrounds April 16, 1905 One paragraph about the Kansas City Inter-State Fairgrounds of the 1880s and its racetrack for horse racing and other features. Description of its location "[o]n the west side [of Hyde Park]" in "the beautiful...

18. Kansas Casino Bill Passes Kansas Casino Bill Passes March 29, 2007 The Kansas Legislature has approved a historic gambling bill authorizing casinos in Kansas City (Kansas), Wichita, Dodge City, and southeast Kansas. It also includes approval of 2,200 slot machines divided...

19. Kansas City Driving Club Kansas City Driving Club September/29/1900 Description of the club's activities with photos of the clubhouse, reception room, and racetrack.

20. Kansas City Driving Park File Kansas City Driving Park File File containing a large photo of the "Kansas City Driving Park," a horse and buggy race track presumably at the Kansas City Driving Club.