Image Vault: Opening day at Hialeah, 1932

Silent footage of opening day at Hialeah Park in Miami, Florida shows the crowd and the races but, more importantly, the new parimutuel system that was put into action for the first time in 1932. It was one of the first parimutuel systems installed at an American race track. Be sure to watch the film to the end as the last portion includes a funny scene of some race fans burning money…

Read more about Hialeah Park in a past posting