in A Dictionary of Sports Studies
January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 651 words.
A spectator sport, in which riders—or jockeys—race horses against each other over a specified length of track, which sometimes has hurdles or fences over which the mounted horse must jump:...
in American National Biography Online
P ublished online June 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1436 words.
Leonard, Buck (08 September 1907–27 November 1997), baseball player, was born Walter Fenner Leonard in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, the son of John Leonard, a railroad fireman, and Emma...