Sea Biscuit wins “Match of the Century” (1938)

Most are familiar with the racing horse Sea Biscuit from Laura Hilldebrand’s wonderful book Sea Biscuit: An American Legend or the 2003 film. Horse racing was a big deal in the U.S. in 1938. On November 1, 1938, Seabiscuit raced War Admiral in what was dubbed the “Match of the Century.” War Admiral, a 1-4 […]