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LMUD Presents: This Day in Susanville History – August 24, 1943

Buck Jones on “Silver” in a 1926 publicity still

Hollywood Horse in Lassen Show
August 24, 1943

“Silver” the horse with an outstanding movie career and pride of the late Buck Jones will be in the horse show Sunday afternoon at the rodeo-racing horse show to be sponsored by the Lassen County Sheriff’s Posse and held at the local fair grounds.

“Silver” who is thirty-five years old, will be in charge of Harold Bradford though consent of Mrs. Buck Jones.

“Funny Duster”, who is twenty-eight years of age, will be in the parade, ridden by his owner Mrs. Velma Smith, who is the same age. “Funny Duster” has been half mile champion for many years on the Susanville track.

 

Jeremy Couso
Jeremy Couso
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