Thoroughbreds get Photo-finish

January 16, 1936

Thoroughbreds get Photo-finish

Photo-finish cameras have been used since the 1912 Olympics in Stockholm. The camera's first use for thoroughbred horse racing occurred on January 16, 1936, at Hialeah Race Track in Florida.

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