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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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The Whole Horse Catalog: The Complete Guide to Buying, Stabling and Stable Management, Equine Health, Tack, Rider Apparel, Equestrian Activitie
The Whole Horse Catalog: The Complete Guide to Buying, Stabling and Stable Management, Equine Health, Tack, Rider Apparel, Equestrian Activitie
by Gail Rentsch
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The definitive bestselling guide to the equestrian world is back and better than ever, with revised descriptions of grooming and health-care products, the latest nutritional theories, authoritative information about the economics of ownership, and much... (read more)

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Southbound
Southbound
by Jason Beem
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Based on author Jason Beem's own painful journey with a gambling addiction, Southbound follows Ryan McGuire, a horse racing announcer who faces his gambling demons on a daily basis. Just one bet could cost him everything... his job, his friends, his fans,... (read more)

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Man O' War: A Legend Like Lightning
Man O' War: A Legend Like Lightning
by Dorothy Ours
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"Written with an effortless command of history and language, "Man o' War" frees thoroughbred racing's greatest icon from nearly a century of mythology and mystery . . . A riveting work, researched meticulously and told brilliantly."--Laura Hillenbrand... (read more)

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Blood Horses
Blood Horses
by John Jeremiah Sullivan
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"Sullivan has found the transcendent in the horse."--Sports Illustrated Winner of a 2004 Whiting Writers' Award One evening late in his life, veteran sportswriter Mike Sullivan was asked by his son what he remembered best from his three decades in the... (read more)

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The Museum of the Horse
The Museum of the Horse
by Philip Jodidio
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Published to commemorate the reopening of a renowned equestrian museum, this book celebrates the grandeur of the horse and its presence in Chantilly. In addition to detailing the contents of the museum's galleries, this beautifully illustrated volume... (read more)

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Horses for Courses: An Irish Racing Year
Horses for Courses: An Irish Racing Year
by Anne Holland
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Horses for Courses is a guide to a typical year in Irish racing and highlights the individuality of each venue. Well researched and passionately written, it is the definitive guide to Irelands racecourses, and essential reading for horse-racing... (read more)

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1,000 to 1!: Claiming, Breeding and Racing Thoroughbreds on a Shoestring-And Beating the Odds
1,000 to 1!: Claiming, Breeding and Racing Thoroughbreds on a Shoestring-And Beating the Odds
by Malcolm Barr Sr
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1,000 to 1 is an anecdotal story about the varied people--from a cabinet officer to a bell captain--who have owned inexpensive horses with the Hampshire partnerships, the people who have trained and cared for the horses, and the horses themselves. This... (read more)

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Betting Maidens and 2-Year-Olds: Analytical Approach to Future Winners
Betting Maidens and 2-Year-Olds: Analytical Approach to Future Winners
by Dan Illman
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This book is an informative account on profitable ways to handicap juvenile and maiden races through sire and trainer profiles, breeding and workout information. First of its kind to thoroughly cover baby races, juvenile horses and older maidens.... (read more)

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Kelso: The Horse of Gold
Kelso: The Horse of Gold
by Linda Kennedy
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The Inspiring True Story of One of the Most Successful and Beloved Thoroughbreds “He was the greatest horse I ever rode.”—Eddie Arcaro, rider of Triple Crown champions Whirlaway, Assault, and Citation At his three-year debut in June 1960,... (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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Barbaro and Other Inspiring Horses
Barbaro and Other Inspiring Horses
by David M. Letell
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From Barbaro's blazing success in the 2006 Kentucky Derby and his promise to be the first Triple Crown winner in almost three decades to his horrendous injury in the Preakness that left him fighting for his life, millions of fans the world over have been... (read more)

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The Byerley Turk: The True Story of the First Thoroughbred
The Byerley Turk: The True Story of the First Thoroughbred
by Jeremy James
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This is the true story of the most remarkable horse in history. In 1678, a beautiful mahogany bay Karaman colt is foaled in a stable on a feudal landholding in the Balkans. Yet this is no ordinary colt: this is a colt with a destiny.He is destined to... (read more)

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The Sport of Kings and the Kings of Crime: Horse Racing, Politics, and Organized Crime in New York, 18651913
The Sport of Kings and the Kings of Crime: Horse Racing, Politics, and Organized Crime in New York, 18651913
by Steven A. Riess
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Riess (history, Northeastern Illinois U.) offers an in-depth history of the world of horse racing in New York State in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, describing the web of politics, illegal and legal gambling, organized crime, and political... (read more)

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Six Weeks in Saratoga: How Three-Year-Old Filly Rachel Alexandra Beat the Boys and Became Horse of the Year
Six Weeks in Saratoga: How Three-Year-Old Filly Rachel Alexandra Beat the Boys and Became Horse of the Year
by Brendan O'meara
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O'Meara, a freelance racing and sports writer, chronicles the six weeks leading up to Rachel Alexandra's win of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association's Eclipse Award for the 2009 Horse of the Year. In this descriptive narrative written for... (read more)

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Sham Great Was Second Best: A Brave Bay's Rivalry with the Legendary Secretariat
Sham Great Was Second Best: A Brave Bay's Rivalry with the Legendary Secretariat
by Phil Dandrea
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In early 1973, a sleek, sturdy bay named Sham was winning races by impressive margins as great as fifteen lengths. After defeating the mighty Secretariat in the Wood Memorial, many turf writers were touting Sham as the Kentucky Derby favorite. The stage... (read more)

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My Doo-Dah Days
My Doo-Dah Days
by Alfred Pollock
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Alfred Pollock knew at age eight that he wanted to race horses. By the time he was in high school, he had already designed a course for sneaking out of Commerce High School on the Upper Westside of New York City. He arrived with binoculars, a racing form,... (read more)

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The Horse Racing Miscellany (Miscellany)
The Horse Racing Miscellany (Miscellany)
by John White
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There is something for every follower of the turf in The Horse Racing Miscellany. The history of horse racing dates back to the eighteenth century and the major races remain an integral part of the British and Irish sporting calendar. Within these pages,... (read more)

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Brother Mendel's Perfect Horse: Man and Beast in an Age of Human Warfare
Brother Mendel's Perfect Horse: Man and Beast in an Age of Human Warfare
by Frank Westerman
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Europe's twentieth-century history told through the incredible story of a horse: the Lipizzaner.      In Brother Mendel's Perfect Horse he explores the history of these unique creatures, an extraordinary troop of pedigree horses... (read more)

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Sham: Great Was Second Best: A Brave Bay's Rivalry with the Legendary Secretariat
Sham: Great Was Second Best: A Brave Bay's Rivalry with the Legendary Secretariat
by Phil Dandrea
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Sham was a horse that seemed destined for greatness. He boasted a winning pedigree, a sleek and muscular frame, experienced trainers, and talented jockeys. Early races validated his potential, as he ran to victories by as many as fifteen lengths. After... (read more)

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