Series 9 - Horse Breeding & Racing

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Series 9 - Horse Breeding & Racing

Description

For Nathaniel and Jerlean, life was not all work without any play. The Colleys were avid horse racing fans. In addition to their home in Sacramento’s Land Park neighborhood, Nathaniel and Jerlean owned Priscilla Bell Farm in Elk Grove, California. They raised thoroughbred racehorses and enjoyed taking their grandchildren to the racetrack to see them in action.

Items in the Series 9 - Horse Breeding & Racing Collection

Certificate of Appointment to California Horse Racing Board
Certificate of Appointment to California Horse Racing Board, September 1976.

Priscilla Bell Farms - In the Winner's Circle
Nathaniel and Jerlean Colley in the winner's circle with Willie Shoemaker, September 1963.

In the Winner's Circle with 'Inruler'
Nathaniel and Jerlean Colley in the winner's circle with "Inruler," June 1979.

At Priscilla Bell Farms
Nathaniel Colley, Sr. and son, Nathaniel Colley, Jr. at Priscilla Bell Farms in Elk Grove, California, 1966.