Cheetah, Prop, Shoe

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Episode: “The Most Modern Of Modern Sports” | Podcast: Damn Interesting | 35m28s

Audiobook style reading of a longform article about cheetah racing in Britain in the 1930s. A playboy adventurer named Kenneth Gandar-Dower had a dozen of these animals brought to Surrey, and set about training them to race like greyhounds. It worked surprisingly w…

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