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January 29, 1938

The Evolution of the Endurance, Speed and Staying Power of the Racehorse

JAMA. 1938;110(5):395. doi:10.1001/jama.1938.02790050073042

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The interest of physicians in horses, in racing and in problems of breeding among animals is perennial. Here is a scientific work devoted largely to the development, physiology and training of racehorses. It is illustrated by some fine photographs of the greatest performers. The chapter on the effects of overexertion might well serve as a work of reference for neurologists and athletic trainers everywhere.

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