Jesse Owens Takes on a Real Challenge: a Thoroughbred

Jesse Owens faces his speediest opponent: a racehorse.

Published by Susanna Forrest

Writer Amazons of Paris, The Age of the Horse and If Wishes Were Horses.

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  1. Sadly, this kind of thing was the only way Jesse Owens could earn a living as an athlete, even after his Olympic triumphs, because prejudice was so prevalent in America at the time.

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