The Sports Archives Greatest Moments – Eyewear is for Horses

Colonel Edward Riley Bradley,  1859-1946, was a horse owner, gambler and philanthropist.  He was also somewhat of an adventurist and accumulated great wealth.

One day, he attempted to enhance the vision of a nearsighted racehorse by fitting eyeglass blinkers over the horse’s eyes.  Well, that horse was not having anything to do with non-fashionable shades and promptly tossed his rider and galloped off!

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