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History of Playfair

Dale Wright rides Byalash under the moon in 1980.   (Photo Archive / The Spokesman-Review)
Dale Wright rides Byalash under the moon in 1980. (Photo Archive / The Spokesman-Review)

Read a history of the Playfair Race Course in Sunday's S-R by Jim Price, a retired copy editor and reporter for The Spokesman-Review, who also spent 14 seasons as track announcer and publicist for Playfair.   Also check out a big picture gallery of Playfair's glory days.



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