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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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Warriors on Horseback: The Inside Story of the Professional Jockey
Warriors on Horseback: The Inside Story of the Professional Jockey
by John Carter
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A remarkable and riveting insight into the lives of jockeys. Jockeys who earn a living race riding on racehorses are a remarkable group. They are fiercely competitive on the racecourse but enjoy a tribal kinship in the weighing room. The minimum... (read more)

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Betting on Horse Racing for Dummies
Betting on Horse Racing for Dummies
by Richard (na) Eng
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The last two years have seen a record number of Americans tune in for climatic Triple Crown races featuring Smarty Jones and Funny Cide; in 2004, television viewership jumped a whopping 61 percent over the record set in 2003, and the Belmont Stakes race... (read more)

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Henry Cecil: Trainer of Genius
Henry Cecil: Trainer of Genius
by Brough Scott
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"Scott's tour of Cecil's inner self is as fascinating as it is illuminating."  —Daily... (read more)

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Little Book of Cheltenham (Little Books)
Little Book of Cheltenham (Little Books)
by Catherine Austen
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For fans, National Hunt racing has only one home: Cheltenham. The racecourse, which occupies a perfect natural amphitheater with Cleeve Hill as a dramatic backdrop, is frequently described as "the theatre of dreams". Little Book of Cheltenham provides an... (read more)

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Gentlemen & Blackguards: Gambling Mania and the Plot to Steal the Derby of 1844
Gentlemen & Blackguards: Gambling Mania and the Plot to Steal the Derby of 1844
by Nicholas Foulkes
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An incredible slice of Victorian social history, complete with aristocratic extravagance, rogues and rascals, obsession, dueling, suicide, and murder In the early 19th century, gambling was a grave social ill that was largely uncontrolled and... (read more)

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Doped: The Real Life Story of the 1960s Racehorse Doping Gang
Doped: The Real Life Story of the 1960s Racehorse Doping Gang
by Jamie Reid
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The true story of the shocking doping gang who scandalized the racing world in the early 1960s A potent mix of horseracing, drugs, sex, class, crime, gambling, and the monarchy. In March 1962, an audacious attempt to steal one of the royal horses... (read more)

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Year At the Races : Reflections on Horses, Humans, Love, Money, and Luck (05 Edition)
Year At the Races : Reflections on Horses, Humans, Love, Money, and Luck (05 Edition)
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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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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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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Sure Thing: the Greatest Coup in Horse Racing History
Sure Thing: the Greatest Coup in Horse Racing History
by Nick Townsend
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NICK TOWNSEND was, for many years, a sports feature writer on the Daily Mail before joining the Independent on Sunday, initially as football correspondent and later chief sports writer. He is currently a freelance writer, predominantly for the Sunday... (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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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 Steven Price
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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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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 in Racing History Praise for Kelso: The Horse of Gold: “Ms. Kennedy has captured the grandeur of the horse in a simple, straightforward way that will charm and excite... (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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