Horse Racing Games: A listing

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"Win, Place & Show"
date: 1966

box size: 17.5" x 10" x 1.25"
manufacturer: 3M Company

location: Minneapolis, Minnesota

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"Family Derby"
date: 1984

box size: 15.5" x 15.5" x 1.75"
manufacturer: Family Derby Game Co.

location: San Diego, CA

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"Let's Go to the Races"
date: 1987

box size: 11.5" x 9.5" x 3"
manufacturer: Parker Brothers Co.

location: Beverly, MA

Special feature: A videotape that plays the races after betting.



Horse and Dog Racing Games

Ninety percent in this list are pre-computer board games and mechanical games.
Its large size reveals how immensely popular horse racing has been
in the United States and Europe.

(Sorry, I do not own these games or have further information about them)


ACE-HI HORSE RACE/MICHIGAN RUMMY  Transogram  1959
ACROSS THE BOARD  MPH Co.  1975
ALL-FAIR PON-E-RUN [and CHECKERS]  Alderman-Fairchild Co.  c1920s
AMERICAN DERBY  Cadaco-Ellis  1955
AMERICAN SADDLE RACING GAME  APBA Co.  1976/8
AMERICAN SWEEPSTAKES  Klauber Novelty Co.  1931
AND THEY'RE OFF  Really Useful Games Co.
ASCOT, THE NEW RACING GAME
AURORA DERBY  Aurora Co.  1972
BELMONT PARK (No. 912)  Marks Bros. Co. 
BELMONT STAKES, HANDICAP HORSE RACING GAME  Hall of Fame Games Inc.
BLUE GRASS HANDICAP HORSE RACE GAME  Transogram  1961
BOOKIE  Bookie Games Co., Los Angeles, CA  1931
BOOKIE  Falada Toy Co., NY  1945
BROADWAY HANDICAP (16mm race films) Offical Films  c.1940s
CASAQUE (French game)
CAVALCADE  Selchow & Righter  1957
CLUB ROOM  Rott Games
COMPUTER HORSE RACING GAME  Electronic Data Corp.  1972
CRAB ORCHARD  Rex mmanufacturing Co.  1938
CRIBB DERBY JK Games (Germany)
CRIBBRACING  JK Games 1991
CROSBY  DERBY H. Fishlove Co.  1947
CRUSADER  Milton Bradley Co.  1936
DARK HORSE CLASSIC
DAY AT THE RACES  Baron, Scott & Samuels, Inc.  c.1950's
DAY AT THE TRACK  1983
DERBY  Bandal c.1970s
DERBY BINGO (#3915) Whitman Publishing Co.  1939
DERBY DAY WITH HURDLES  Parker Brothers
DERBY DICE
DERBY DOWNS 1973
DERBY HORSE RACING GAME  1960s 
ELECTRIC DERBY GAME (England)
ELECTRIC HORSERACE
ELECTROLETTE  John Jaques and Sons Ltd. (England)  1920s
EPOCH TABLE DERBY . (Japan)
EQUINE TRIVIA 
ESCALADO  Chad Valley Co. Ltd. (England)  c. l930s
FAMILY DERBY HORSE RACING GAME  c.1984
FOTO-FINISH HORSE RACE  J.Pressman & Co. Inc.  1940
GAME OF HORSE RACING (Vol.534)  E.S.Lowe. Co.  1942
GEE WIZ HORSE RACING GAME  1921 (reissued in 1940s)
GIANT WHEEL  Remco Co.  1958
GO: THE GREAT HORSE RACE GAME, Racego Game Co. 1921
GOODWIN'S AMERICAN DERBY, c.1930s
GRAND NATIONAL, A SWEEPSTAKES GAME OF CHANCE (#2183)  Whitman  1937
THE GREAT HORSE RACE GAME  James B. Ludlow, Racego Game Co.  1921
HANDICAP RACE GAME  c.1940/50s
HARNESS RACING GAME  Tomy (Japan)
HIALEAH Milton Bradley (#4277) 1950s
HOLD YOUR HORSES  Arrco Playing Card Co.  1938
HOLLYWOOD DERBY c.1920s
HOME STRETCH  Hasbro  1970
HOMESTRETCH  Milton Bradley  1974
HORSE AROUND  Alpha Tronics
HORSE PLAY  Grander (Canada) 
HORSE RACE (Vol 122)  Drueke.
HORSE RACE (Vol 534)   E.S. Lowe. 1943. 
HORSE RACE GAME  Igoshi Co. Ltd.  c1920s
HORSE RACE / LUCKY STRIKE  Lindstrom Tool & Toy Co.  1933
HORSE RACE GAME  Milton Bradley Co.  1936 & c.1940s
HORSE RACING GAME  Marks Bros. Co.  c.1930s
HORSE RACING GAME  Shinsei Kogyo Co., Ltd. (Japan)
HORSE RACING GAME  Smethport Horse Race Game  1976
HORSES  All-Fair Inc.  1927
HORSESHOE DERBY  Built Rite Toy Co.  c.1950s
HOSS RACE  1928
INDOOR HORSE RACING  Man O War Co. 1924 
INTERNATIONAL HORSE RACE GAME Action Board Games
JOCKEY  Ravensburger, (German) English version also sold  1977
JUMBO SWEEPSTAKES
KENTUCKY DERBY (No. 3954) & 1961 Whitman Publishing Co.  1938
KENTUCKY DERBY (mechanical dice game)  c1920s. 
KING-O-SPORTS  Avon Metal Industries, Ltd. (New Zealand) 
KING OF THE TURF  Milton Bradley Co.  c.1930s-40s
LARAE FONO-FINISH DERBY  (78 RPM record game)  Larae Industries  c.1950s
LET'S GO TO THE RACES (VCR Game)  Parker Brothers  1987
THE LONG GREEN  ( #4010)  Milton Bradley  1936
LONG SHOT Parker Brothers 1962
MAGIC RACE (Tavern Game using flash paper)  1940s
MANIFESTO  John Jaques & Son Ltd, (England)  c.1910s
MERIT DERBY  J&L Randall Ltd. (England)
MINI DERBY  Shinsei (Japan)
MINORU 1904  John Jaques & Son (England) 
MUTUELS  Mutuels Inc. Co.  1937
NATIONAL DERBY HORSE RACING GAME (No. 5016).  Whitman Publishing Co.  c.1938
NATIONAL DERBY, THE HORSE RACING GAME (No. #4919)  Watkins-Strathmore  1962
NATIONAL HANDICAP  c.1910s 
NECK & NECK  Wolverine Supply & Mfg. Co.  c.1930s
NECK & NECK JR. (No. 140)   Wolverine Supply & Mfg. Co.
NECK AND NECK A GAME OF HORSE RACING  Yaquinto Pub. Inc.  1981
NECK & NECK Spear's [Bavaria]
ONE SPIN HORSE RACE  H.H.G Games Co. of Los Angeles  1949
PARLAY A PARI-MUTUEL HORSE RACING GAME (No. 4898)  Milton Bradley
PARLEY-MUTUAL  The Parley-Mutual Co.
PFERDE-RENNEN   (German)  c.1930s
PHONO FINISH HORSE RACE GAME.  (LP record game)
PHOTO-FINISH ELECTRIC HORSE RACE GAME  Tudor  1970s
PIMLICO
PLAY 440 HORSE RACING   1953
PONY GAME  Rottgames, NY. 
THE RACE GAME  1940s 
RACEGO  Racego Game Co.  c.1930s/40s
REALLY NASTY HORSE RACING GAMEUpstarts  (Ipswich England) c.1989
RIDERS UP  c.1960s
ROULETTE AND RACING  Bar-Zim  c.1960s 
RUN FOR THE MONEY  McBros Leisure International Inc.  c.1987
SANDOWN  F.H.Ayres Ltd (London)  c1900
SARATOGA  Milton Bradley Co.  two editions: c.1940s & c.1950s
SPIN-IT: AMERICA'S FAVORITE SPORT  Moss Manufacturing Co. Denver, CO. 
SPORT OF KINGS CHALLENGE (horse racing trivia Q&A game)  Kuriakos Inc.  1986
STRETCH CALL  Sevedeo A.Vigil  1986
STRETCH DRIVE  Pet King Co.  1960.
SUFFOLK DOWNS  The Corey Game Co. Everett Mass. c.1940s
SUPER HORSE RACING (hand-held game)
SWEEPS  All Fair Co.  c.1930
SWEEPSTAKES, A GAME OF THRILL--SPORT OF KINGS,  c.1940s
SWEEPSTAKES, THE GREAT HORSE RACE GAME   Somerville  c.1935-50
THEY'RE AT THE POST (4 LPs record game)  Promotional Applications Inc. of PA.  1975/6
THEY'RE OFF  Parker Brothers  c.1940s
THOROBRED  #103   E.S. Lowe Mfg.  c.1948
THOROUGHBRED RACING GAME (North Carolina) 1979-1983
THRILL'S N SPILLS (No. 802)  Remco insustries Inc. Newark N.J.  1958 
TOTOPOLY    Waddington's (England)  1949
TRIPLE CROWN HORSE RACING DICE GAME (board game) Lakeside 1982
TUDOR'S ELECTRIC HORSE RACE GAME  Tudor Metal Products  several versions: 1940s-60s
TUDOR'S ELECTRIC HORSE / TROTTER RACE GAME  Tudor Metal Products  1963
TURF HORSE RACING, Gibson Games (England)  c1995
UPIDEE  CW Faulkner & Co London. (England)
VALVIGI DOWNS  1965 & 1985
VIBRO-POWER  Pressman  1963
WHEEL of FORTUNE  (No. 45)  E.S.Lowe Co. NY  c.1940s. 
THE WHIP  Chad Valley Games, England  c.1900s
WHIPPET DERBY (a dog racing board game)  Monte Carlo (?)  1930s
WIN, PLACE, SHOW  3M Company   1966 & 1977
WINNERS CIRCLE  John Norton Co.  1952.  (JPR Games 1984 )
(Sorry, I do not own these games or have further information about them)

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