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Collection Jim Bolus Collection
Object Name Recording, Audio
Catalog Number 1985.155.0094
Title Jim Bolus interview with Dave Erb
Description Side A:

Bolus interviews retired jockey and trainer Dave Erb. Erb shares stories about his boyhood in Nebraska and his early days as a rider in the late 1930s. He discusses some trainers he has ridden for, some notable horses he rode during his career, and other jockeys he competed against. He also describes how he developed as a rider, and shares his thoughts about what makes a good rider, different riding styles, and whether or not jockeys make good trainers. Finally, he shares the story of how he came to be Needles' jockey.

Side B is blank.
Number of Items Audiocassette
People Bolus, Jim
Erb, Dave
Daniels, Stogey
Hirsch, Max
Fontaine, Hugh
Wilson, Lex
Subjects Swaps
Needles
Iron Liege
Swoon's Son
Hurrytomarket
1956 Kentucky Derby