Sport of Kings in Queens

When:

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Sunday, October 8
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Saturday, June 30

Where:

Queens Historical Society, 14335 37th Ave, Flushing, NY 11354
This even also takes place at Flushing Town Hall

Description:

Queens has been a major center of thoroughbred horse racing since 1667 when King Charles II of England established here the first race course in his North American Possessions.

This exhibition details the history of this amazing sport in Queens from those early days 350 years ago to the present and its concomitant cultural, social and economic dimensions and impact. It relates stories of the sport’s legends–horses, jockeys, trainers, and iconic races

Details:

$5.00 $5 for Adults and $3 for Students/Children
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