Horse Racing

"Reminiscences Of Saratoga Or Twelve Seasons At The "States" 1897 SMITH, Joseph (SOLD)

[326] pp.

SMITH, Joseph

The Knickerbocker Press


8" x 5.5"

Ex-libris/ signed by:

Mr. Alex M. Robb was known for his contributions to New York State breeding. In 1932, Mr. Robb became associated with New York breeder Willis Sharpe Kilmer and took charge of his racing and breeding interests. In 1942, Robb became first Executive Secretary of the Thoroughbred Racing Association and in 1946 was invited by George D. Widener to be Secretary Treasurer of Westchester Racing Association and General Manager of Belmont Park. When the New York tracks merged in 1955 he stayed with the New York Racing Association, and in 1962 was invited by Ashley T. Cole to rehabilitate New York breeding and was named Director of the Thoroughbred Breeders Service Bureau. Alex M. Robb passed away in 1985.