excerpt – Red Stockings and Out-of-Towners » An advertisement in the Salt Lake Telegram, July 1925. Horse racing was popular in Utah during the territorial period and especially, after statehood, from 1909 to 1913 and 1925 to 1927. The inaugural race in 1925 was attended by Governor Dern, Mayor Neslen, and President Grant of the LDS church.

Courtesy Utah State Historial Society

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