Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Champions

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Since the 1940s, forty racing champions have traveled the hallowed grounds at the historic Aiken Training Track. Thoroughbred icons such as Kelso, Tom Fool, Swale, Pleasant Colony, Conquistador Cielo and Shuvee trained at this world-renowned track. Numerous members of the Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame won the biggest races in the sport. These champions combined for a total of 546 wins in 1,395 starts, including wins in the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes and the Belmont Stakes. Race along with author Lisa J. Hall as she pays homage to these equine champions and an Aiken legacy.
ISBN: 9781625858351
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
State: South Carolina
Series: Sports
Images: 44
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
Lisa J. Hall has worked for the City of Aiken Parks, Recreation & Tourism Department for over thirty years. She took over supervision of the Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame & Museum in 2010. She holds a BA in education from the University of South Carolina–Aiken. A lover of history and horses her entire life, Lisa grew up in Aiken, South Carolina—a community known for its love of all things equestrian. She volunteers with the Aiken Trials and the Aiken Steeplechase Association. Lisa currently resides in Vaucluse, South Carolina.
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