: Reverse reads: "Race at Burton Fair- 1940. Photographed by Henry P. Boynton- 1940."
This is a photograph of a harness race at the Geauga County Fair in Burton, Ohio. There are hundreds of people watching in the stands and several standing in the center of the track.
Harness racing is a form of horse racing in which the horses race at a specific gait (a trot or a pace). They usually pull two-wheeled carts called sulkies, although racing under saddle (trot monté in French) is also conducted in Europe. View on Ohio Memory.
: SA1039AV_B13F03_0014_001 Subjects
: Racetracks (Horse racing); Harness racing--Ohio--History; Harness racing--Pictorial works; Geauga County (Ohio)--History; Ohio--History--Pictorial works; Federal Writers' Project. Places
: Burton (Ohio); Geauga County (Ohio)