top: autumn trident duo – 2016
above – Isaak Walton creek – 2016
These three images were all made in the same forest preserve.
Part of the Isaak Walton natural area (30 miles outside of Chicago) is on the site of an old horse race track that used to be a major stop on the national horse racing circuit, back in the day.
from a previous post: Apparently one of the most famous match races in modern American
equine history was run at the Washington Park Race Track on Aug. 31, 1955
That was when Eddie Arcaro and his horse Nashua, went head to head against legendary
which was the fastest horse.
Arcaro and Nashua won the race.