Via Appia
Physical description




"Please may I have a bet on Via Appia in the Lingfield race at 3:30 this afternoon? Thank you. I will bet ten pounds that this horse wins. Here is my ten pounds. Thank you. I hope it wins. Yours faithfully, Bernard Black."
Bernard Black's betting form

Via Appia was a racehorse who ran in a 3:30 Lingfield race in 2004. Bernard Black placed a bet of £10 on the horse, however, he wrote the betting form in the style of a letter rather than a standard betting form.

Etymology Edit

  • Via Appia, or the Appian Way, was one of the earliest and strategically most important Roman roads of the Roman Empire.

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