Saul Castellanos interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2012-09-02
This interview was held in the stable area of Mark Hennig Racing with one of Mark Hennig's assistant trainers, Saul Castellanos. He spoke about his journey from Mexico as a young adult and his role today as an Assistant Trainer for a successful trainer. He discussed the work environment and the current reliance upon Latino labor within the racetrack industry.
This interview is in two sections. The first section is 00:49:29 and contains the majority of the interview. The second section is 00:04:59 and contains a short conclusion. The interviewer had turned off the recorder thinking the interview was concluded and then it started again.
Recorded at the Backstretch of the Saratoga Racetrack, Saratoga Springs, New York, September 2, 2012.
Stable Views--Voices and Stories from the Thoroughbred Racetrack : Archie Green Fellows Project, 2012-2013 (AFC 2012/034: 00325) Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
To honor the memory of Archie Green (1917-2009), a fellowship program was established at the American Folklife Center in 2010. Archie Green Fellowships support new research in the contemporary culture and traditions of American workers.