Oct 05 2009

Film “The Long Island Vanderbilt Cup Races (1904-1937)”


As noted below, I will be presenting three lectures this month on the Vanderbilt Cup Races and the Long Island Motor Parkway. In preparation for my presentation at the "Racing on Long Island: Horses to Horsepower" conference, I have prepared this 10-minute compilation of small films and newsclips.


The film features two William K. Vanderbilt, Jr. Cup Races (1904 and 1906) and the two George Vanderbilt Cup Races (1936 and 1937).


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Comments

Oct 06 2009 Tom 9:38 AM

Great footage! Thanks!

Oct 11 2009 Gene Ingram 8:06 AM

Great job Howard, wish I could come to see your presentation. Please keep this going. This is important to racing history. Thank you again,
Gene Ingram
New Castle, In.

Oct 20 2009 BJ Thomas 11:53 AM

This is super footage!  Love racing, but didn’t know much about these races. My congratulations to you on such a great job with the film!

BJ of Indiana

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