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Beyond Greatness: Four Thoroughbred Legends
Beyond Greatness: Four Thoroughbred Legends
by Charles Justice
Publisher Comments
The juvenile, or two-year-old, racing careers of Colin, Man o' War, Ruffian and Landaluce provide the foundation and focus for discussing the question of thoroughbred greatness and its measure. These four thoroughbreds were arguably the best juvenile... (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 M. 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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The Most Glorious Crown: The Story of America's Triple Crown Thoroughbreds from Sir Barton to Affirmed [With DVD]
The Most Glorious Crown: The Story of America's Triple Crown Thoroughbreds from Sir Barton to Affirmed [With DVD]
by Marvin Drager
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The definitive work on this rare coronation, this book delves into the history, personalities, and subplots of each of the 11 Triple Crown champions. From Sir Barton in 1919 through Affirmed in 1978, each Triple Crown winner has exhibited a true... (read more)

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Sham's Dream
Sham's Dream
by Mary Walsh
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Imagine being given the opportunity of a lifetime. A test of talent and skill so great, the prize would guarantee historical immortality. Sham's Dream is a personified picture book about courageous Sham, the horse that challenged legendary Secretariat... (read more)

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Man O' War: A Legend Like Lightning
Man O' War: A Legend Like Lightning
by Dorothy Ours
Review
"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. In its pages, Man o' War lives in all his complexity: emphatic, breathtaking... (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... (read more)

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Vincent O'brien: the Official Biography
Vincent O'brien: the Official Biography
by Ivor Herbert
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The official biography of the most successful horse-racing trainers of all time -- the only man to have trained three consecutive Grand National winners. The book, written by his wife, is a must for anyone with an interest in horses or racing.... (read more)

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The Horse That Bart Built: So You Think's Incredible Journey
The Horse That Bart Built: So You Think's Incredible Journey
by Helen Thomas
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The amazing tale of Australasia's most successful thoroughbred by legendary trainer Bart Cummings  As a youngster, So You Think caught the eye of Australia's legendary trainer Bart Cummings. He liked the future he saw in his gangly frame, and So You... (read more)

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The Gambler and the Bug Boy: 1939 Los Angeles and the Untold Story of a Horse Racing Fix
The Gambler and the Bug Boy: 1939 Los Angeles and the Untold Story of a Horse Racing Fix
by John Christgau
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Before the jump shot, basketball was an earth-bound game. In fact, inventor James Naismith did not originally intend for players to move with the ball. The inspired invention of the dribble first put the ball handler in motion. The jump shot then took... (read more)

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The Kentucky Thoroughbred
The Kentucky Thoroughbred
by Kent Hollingsworth
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Kent Hollingsworth captures the flavor and atmosphere of the Sport of Kings in the dramatic account of the development of the Thoroughbred in Kentucky. Ranging from frontier days, when racing was conducted in open fields as horse-to-horse challenges... (read more)

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Ruffian: Burning from the Start
Ruffian: Burning from the Start
by Jane Schwartz
Review
“Compelling, informative, and ultimately touching. This is a first-class book; Ruffian deserves no less.” -The Seattle Times “A COLORFUL STORY . . . Ruffian was nothing if not a heartbreaker. Her story, dramatically recounted by Jane... (read more)

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Strictly Classified: Secrets and Insights Into the Trainers Mind
Strictly Classified: Secrets and Insights Into the Trainers Mind
by Marten Julian
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Delve into a horse trainer's mind, seeing how they work with and try to best understand their horses Strictly Classified offers readers a unique insight into the workings of a trainer’s mind, notably in relation to their understanding of a... (read more)

Available October 2015
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Beyond Greatness: Four Thoroughbred Legends
Beyond Greatness: Four Thoroughbred Legends
by Charles Justice
Publisher Comments
The juvenile, or two-year-old, racing careers of Colin, Man o' War, Ruffian and Landaluce provide the foundation and focus for discussing the question of thoroughbred greatness and its measure. These four thoroughbreds were arguably the best juvenile... (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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Fixed: Cheating, Doping, Rape and Murder . . . the Inside Track on Australia's Racing Industry
Fixed: Cheating, Doping, Rape and Murder . . . the Inside Track on Australia's Racing Industry
by Matthew Benns
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Past the glitz and glitter of Melbourne Cup winner lies the murky world of Australia's racing industry  Dapper horse trainer Les Samba was in Melbourne for the annual yearling sales when he turned down an Italian meal with racing contacts... (read more)

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The Big Horse
The Big Horse
by Joe Mcginniss, Jr.
Excerpt
Chapter One It was raining and still dark when I got to the barn. The barn was located behind the Oklahoma training track at Saratoga Race Course. Saratoga is in upstate New York. The training track had been named in the early years, when people had to... (read more)

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Phar Lap
Phar Lap
by Geoff Armstrong
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A chronicle of the impact of a much-loved and much-lauded horseracing icon, this is a complete account of Phar Laps life. It details the many mysteries of his career, from his purchase as a gangly gelding bought cheaply in New Zealand to the infamous... (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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Great Match Race (06 Edition)
Great Match Race (06 Edition)
by John Eisenberg
About the Author
JOHN EISENBERG was an award-winning sports columnist for the Baltimore Sun for two decades and is the author of Ten-Gallon War, That First Season, My Guy Barbaro (co-written with jockey Edgar Prado), and The Great Match Race. He has written for... (read more)

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Foinavon: The Story of the Grand National's Biggest Upset
Foinavon: The Story of the Grand National's Biggest Upset
by David Owen
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It was the upset to end all upsets. On 8 April 1967 at Aintree racecourse in Liverpool, a 100-1 outsider in peculiar blinkers sidestepped chaos extraordinary even by the Grand National's standards and won the world's toughest steeplechase. The jumps... (read more)

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