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Bing Crosby at Del Mar Race Track
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
Circa 1940
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Used in the Exhibit: Play by Play - A Century of L.A. Sports Photography, 1899-1989.
Bing Crosby, watching the morning workout at Del Mar Race Track. Co-founded by Crosby and Pat O'Brien in 1937, Del Mar took off after Seabiscuit out-dueled Ligaroti (co-owned by Crosby) in a neck-and-neck match race. Crosby also wrote the song "Where the Surf Meets the Turf" to commemorate Del Mar's opening; it has become the track's anthem.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
Crosby, Bing,--1903-1977
Del Mar Racetrack (Del Mar, Calif.)
Horse racing--California--Del Mar
Motion picture actors and actresses--United States
Race horses--California--Del Mar
Racetracks (Horse racing)--California--Del Mar
Del Mar (Calif.)
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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