Synopses & Reviews
Gibson can hear the beat of the horses' hooves against the track. Trotter are the world to him. andlt;BRandgt; But all he ever does is practice. He's still too young and inexperienced to drive in a real race. Only he knows he's ready for the big league. If people would give him a chance, then they would know it, too. andlt;BRandgt; Gib's chance comes in a filly named Rosalind. Now Gib can prove that he's man enough to train a champion. But does he really have what it takes? Can he and Rosalind go all the way to win the Hambletonian, the greatest race of all?
The New York Times "...packed with information as well as vivid accounts of exciting races."
In this exciting tale set against the fast-paced world of horse racing, young Gibson White dreams of training a champion trotter. His dreams have a chance of coming true when he is given Rosalind, a spirited filly willing to do what it takes to win. 90 illustrations.
About the Author
Marguerite Henryandlt;bandgt; andlt;/bandgt;was the beloved author of such classic horse stories as andlt;iandgt;King of the Wind, Misty of Chincoteague,andlt;/iandgt; and andlt;iandgt;Stormy: Mistyand#8217;s Foal,andlt;/iandgt; all of which are available in Aladdin paperback editions.Wesley Dennis was best known for his illustrations in collaboration with author Marguerite Henry. They published sixteen books together.