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Seabiscuit: An American Legend
Seabiscuit: An American Legend
by Laura Hillenbrand
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Occasionally a sporting hero comes along and takes a nation by storm, breaking records and physically achieving the seemingly impossible. Olympic athletes winning gold medals can bring out feverish national pride, a sporting representation of Us... (read more)

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Beautiful Jim Key: the Lost History of the World's Smartest Horse (05 Edition)
Beautiful Jim Key: the Lost History of the World's Smartest Horse (05 Edition)
by Mim Eichler Rivas
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Beautiful Jim Key -- the one-time ugly duckling of a scrub colt who became one of the most beloved heroes of the turn of the century -- was adored not for his beauty and speed but rather for his remarkable abilities to read, write, spell, do mathematics,... (read more)

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A Year at the Races: Reflections on Horses, Humans, Love, Money, and Luck
A Year at the Races: Reflections on Horses, Humans, Love, Money, and Luck
by Jane Smiley
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“Every horse story is a love story,” writes Jane Smiley, who has loved horses for most of her life and owned and bred them for a good part of it. To love something is to observe it with more than usual attention, and that is precisely what... (read more)

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Seabiscuit: An American Legend
Seabiscuit: An American Legend
by Laura Hillenbrand
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [337]-360) and index.... (read more)

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Battleship: A Daring Heiress, a Teenage Jockey, and America's Horse
Battleship: A Daring Heiress, a Teenage Jockey, and America's Horse
by Dorothy Ours
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The moving story of a tough little horse, a gifted boy, and a woman ahead of her time. The youngest jockey, the smallest horse, and an unconventional heiress who disliked publicizing herself. Together, near Liverpool, England, they made a leap of faith... (read more)

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Ruffian: Burning from the Start
Ruffian: Burning from the Start
by Jane Schwartz
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During two short seasons at the track, Ruffian was hailed as the greatest thoroughbred filly of all time. Unbeaten in her first ten starts, she shattered one record after another, dazzling crowds with both her beauty and her brilliant speed. Then tragedy... (read more)

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Thoroughbred Legends #22: Damascus
Thoroughbred Legends #22: Damascus
by Lucy Heckman
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Damascus ranked as one of the superstars of the memorable era of horse racing in the late 1960s. He thrilled fans with his trademark sweeping move on the far turn and relentless stretch run that left his opponents floundering. Trained by the legendary... (read more)

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Great Horse Racing Mysteries: True Tales from the Track
Great Horse Racing Mysteries: True Tales from the Track
by John Mcevoy
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Examines several unsolved mysteries of the racing world-- murder...suicide...arson...fraud....Definitely some of horse racing's strangest, most fascinating tales.... (read more)

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Three Strides Before the Wire: The Dark and Beautiful World of Horse Racing
Three Strides Before the Wire: The Dark and Beautiful World of Horse Racing
by Elizabeth Mitchell
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ow in paperback, reporter Elizabeth Mitchell introduces her readers to the mysterious, mercurial world of horse racing in a book that's as fast-paced and colorful as a day at the track. Focusing on the 1999 Derby winner Charismatic, Mitchell traces this... (read more)

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Crazy Good: The True Story of Dan Patch, the Most Famous Horse in America
Crazy Good: The True Story of Dan Patch, the Most Famous Horse in America
by Charles Leerhsen
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Now in paperback, the book that Newsweek calls “wonderful, witty, and wise,” vividly recounts a time 100 years ago when a racehorse thrilled America and became a legend. • A great underdog story: Born with a bad leg and nearly destroyed... (read more)

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Horse Racing: The Golden Age of the Track
Horse Racing: The Golden Age of the Track
by Bert Morgan
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The only book to capture the thrill and glamour of racing in an era romanticized by millions of fans, Horse Racing showcases life at the track as it centered around Triple Crown races from the 1930s-1960s. This exciting and elegant volume celebrates the... (read more)

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Horse Racing's Most Wanted: The Top 10 Book of Derby Delights, Frenetic Finishes, and Backstretch Banter (Most Wanted)
Horse Racing's Most Wanted: The Top 10 Book of Derby Delights, Frenetic Finishes, and Backstretch Banter (Most Wanted)
by David L Jr Hudson
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Known as the sport of kings, horse racing has been around the track, so to speak. Out of the gates as early as ancient Greece 's Olympic Games, racing would truly find its footing centuries later when Arabian horses were brought to England during the... (read more)

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Barbaro: A Nation's Love Story
Barbaro: A Nation's Love Story
by Pamela K Brodowsky
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Documents the story of an injured Triple Crown contender whose recovery rendered him a beloved national figure, describing how he suffered a severe hind leg fracture at the 2006 Preakness Stakes--an injury for which most horses are euthanized--and... (read more)

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Letters to Seabiscuit
Letters to Seabiscuit
by Barbara Howard
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The story of Seabiscuit as told so eloquently by Laura Hillenbrand in her bestseller Seabiscuit: An American Legend dominated the book scene for two years. Now comes another gift. In 1975, Barbara Howard received from her great aunt Marcela Howard a box... (read more)

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Come on Seabiscuit!
Come on Seabiscuit!
by Ralph Moody
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In this real-life story Moody captures the hoof-pounding excitement of the explosive early races to an unforgettable showdown with the feared Triple Crown Winner War Admiral. Moving and inspirational, "Come on Seabiscuit!" is a reminder of the qualities... (read more)

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Own a Racehorse Without Spending a Fortune
Own a Racehorse Without Spending a Fortune
by Harold Metzel
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Owning a piece of a racehorse is the easiest, least expensive--and safest-- way to participate in the Sport of Kings. The author offers a personal and practical primer on racehorse partnerships.... (read more)

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Two Minutes to Glory: The Official History of the Kentucky Derby
Two Minutes to Glory: The Official History of the Kentucky Derby
by Pamela K Brodowsky
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Take a front row seat at "the Run for the Roses" with the first comprehensive history of the Kentucky Derby. From mint juleps to the garland of roses, to weeping men and women in the Winner's Circle, Two Minutes to Glory is the official story of the... (read more)

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Handicapping Contest Handbook
Handicapping Contest Handbook
by Noel Michaels
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This book is the first of its kind to cover handicapping contests and tournaments.... (read more)

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Horse of a Different Color: a Tale of Breeding Geniuses, Dominant Females, and the Fastest Derby Winner Since Secretariat
Horse of a Different Color: a Tale of Breeding Geniuses, Dominant Females, and the Fastest Derby Winner Since Secretariat
by Jim Squires
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Everybody in the thoroughbred horse business wants to win the Kentucky Derby, but the odds on making it to the winner's circle at Churchill Downs are about 35,000-to-1. How did a former Chicago newspaper editor bring together the stallion and mare and... (read more)

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Racehorse: The Complete Guide to the World of Horse Racing
Racehorse: The Complete Guide to the World of Horse Racing
by Elwyn Hartl Edwards
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The extraordinary history of racing is brought to life with stories and images of the worlds greatest racehorses and covers everything from the three foundation sires that led to the development of the British Thoroughbred to the American Standardbred... (read more)

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