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Sources: A Man and His Dream: Bing Crosby Opens Horse Racetrack

Del Mar, “Del Mar Horse Racing History,”

Los Angeles Times (Calif.), “Crosby’s Del Mar Race Track Exudes Class,” Paul Lowry, June 29, 1937.

Los Angeles Times (Calif.), “Track Hold-Up Plot Balked,” Aug. 2, 1937.

The Charleston Daily Mail (W. Va.), “Racing Returns Golden Era to California Border,” July 9, 1937.

The Gambler & The Bug Boy: 1939 Los Angeles and the Untold Story of a Horse Racing Fix, John Christgau, Bison Books, 2013.