TX Horse for Sale
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Quarter Horse Gelding for Sale in Yoakum, TX
Former race horse for sale in Yoakum. Raced in 25 races, placed 1st in 2 races, 2nd in 1, 6x in 3rd place. Jockey: Emilio Flores, Trainer: David Geist, Breeder: John Worthington. Has lived rural life for 5 years. Buyer pick-up.
About Yoakum, TX
The area was sparsely settled until a townsite was laid out with the construction of the San Antonio and Aransas Pass Railway in 1887, and named for Benjamin F. Yoakum, a vice president of the line. The railroad built a roundhouse and maintenance shops there, employing hundreds of workers. The town was incorporated in 1889. According to the Handbook of Texas Online, "By 1896 Yoakum had a cotton mill, three cotton gins, a compress, several churches, a bank, an ice factory, specialty and general stores, two weekly newspapers and one daily, a school system with 700 pupils, and a population of 3,000.