Parker, Dan
January 1940
Saturday Evening Post;1/6/1940, Vol. 212 Issue 28, p16
The article traces the history of dog racing in Massachusetts. The International Greyhound Association controls dog racing at the tracks in Massachusetts, Florida, Arkansas and Louisiana. Edward O'Hare organized the dog racing forces in Massachusetts. According to the Massachusetts Racing Commission, more than $14 million was bet at the Wonderland Park in 95 racing nights. The first introduction of greyhounds to actual racing are schooling races.


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