Tag: Irish Volunteers
The Vanderbilt Cup Race Comission was always looking for ways to keep crowds off the course. For the 1908 race, they hired the First Brigade of Irish Volunteers to guard the course.
The primary goal of the newly built Long Island Motor Parkway for the 1908 Vanderbilt Cup Race was to keep crowds under control and off the course. Unfortunately, chaos once again prevailed at the end of a Vanderbilt Cup Race.