Friday, September 18, 2009

Horse Racing @ Racecourse a.k.a Tafawa Balewa Square. 1961.

Nigeria Spring fever in Lagos is racing fever. Young Lagosians drape themselves over a fence at the track to get a close look at their hero, the jockey on his mount. When the racing season is on in Nigeria, the jockey is the man of the hour. April 8, 1961.

Even the women in Lagos love the ponies. Nigerian ladies dig into their handbags to place a bet on a favorite horse.

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