Seabiscuit, 70 years ago

From National Thoroughbred Racing Association Communications’ weekly news release:

Nov. 1, 1938 — Before a crowd of 40,000 spectators, Seabiscuit, under jockey George Woolf, defeated odds-on favorite War Admiral in the Pimlico Special, run as a winner-take-all match race with a purse of $15,000.

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