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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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Laughing in the Hills
Laughing in the Hills
by Bill Barich
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This wonderful 1980 horse racing classic never loses its luster or charm. Author Bill Barich explores explores the day-to-day internal world of horse racing-- from the backside to the backstretch. This entertaining story of the lives and tribulations of... (read more)

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Melbourne Cup 1930: How Phar Lap Won Australia's Greatest Race
Melbourne Cup 1930: How Phar Lap Won Australia's Greatest Race
by Geoff Armstrong
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The four days preceding the infamous 1930 Melbourne Cup are retold in this thrilling account. When Phar Lap, a celebrated racehorse, generated unprecedented excitement among the public, bookmakers were filled with dread—a victory for the favorite... (read more)

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Horseplayers: Life at the Track
Horseplayers: Life at the Track
by Ted Mcclelland
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This fun and witty exposé of horse racing in America goes behind the scenes at the track, providing a serious gambler's-eye view of the action. Ted McClelland spent a year at tracks and off-track betting facilities in Chicago and across the country,... (read more)

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Peter Pan: the Forgotten Story of Phar Lap's Successor
Peter Pan: the Forgotten Story of Phar Lap's Successor
by Jessica Owers
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When he died, they said there would never be another Phar Lap. Yet in just a few months there came a horse so good, a colt so suddenly brilliant, that everyone was asking: was this the next Phar Lap? Born in 1929, Peter Pan debuted on Australian... (read more)

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Bet with the Best #02: Bet with the Best 2: Longshots
Bet with the Best #02: Bet with the Best 2: Longshots
by Andrew Beyer
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Everyone that regularly plays the horses is in constant pursuit of the player's holy grail: the humongous longshot. Many of the authors from the first 2001 edition of Bet With The Best have gathered together again to contribute their expertise on where... (read more)

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Headless Horsemen (10 Edition)
Headless Horsemen (10 Edition)
by Jim Squires
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"An insider's stunning account of the corrupt practices that threaten both the horses and the game . . . an engrossing read." —Minneapolis Star-Tribune Jim Squires was in trouble. He was in the horse business, an enterprise seemingly intent on... (read more)

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Shannon: Before Black Caviar, So You Think or Takeover Target, There Was Shannon
Shannon: Before Black Caviar, So You Think or Takeover Target, There Was Shannon
by Jessica Owers
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The extraordinary life of Australia's first international racehorse, from creating new records in Australia to his life in California, where he won the Hollywood Gold CupIn wartime Sydney, a small and weedy racehorse kicked his way through the top... (read more)

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Secretariat. William Nack
Secretariat. William Nack
by William Nack
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Secretariat is an elegantly crafted, exhilarating tale of speed and power, grace and greatness, told with such immediacy that the reader is lost in the rush of horses and the clatter and ring of the grandstand. --Laura Hillenbrand, bestselling author of... (read more)

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The Big Horse
The Big Horse
by Joe Mcginniss
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"The big horse," in racing vernacular, is the animal that brings fame and fortune to a stable. He's the heavyweight champion, the All-American quarterback, the four-legged Michael Jordan of the barn. Seabiscuit was once Tom Smith's "big horse." A... (read more)

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The Great Dan Patch and the Remarkable Mr. Savage
The Great Dan Patch and the Remarkable Mr. Savage
by Tim Brady
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At the turn of the twentieth century, when horses were everywhere, Dan Patch was one of the most famous of them all. His owner, M, W. Savage, promoted a variety of products under the Dan Patch name, making him the nation's first sports superstar. Here... (read more)

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Exotic Wagering the Winning Way
Exotic Wagering the Winning Way
by John Alexander
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Hook to the BookThere are two, I repeat, two things standing in the way of your personal success with exotic wagering. One of the two is you. The other is a paradox involving your approach, the standard approach, to playing the exotics. I will provide... (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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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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Pedigree Handicapping
Pedigree Handicapping
by Lauren Stich
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Pedigree Handicapping reveals how evaluating a horse's bloodline is most commonly used in maiden special weight races. It also points out the many other areas where pedigree handicapping has proven to be a powerful tool.... (read more)

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Seabiscuit: An American Legend
Seabiscuit: An American Legend
by Laura Hillenbrand
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Seabiscuit was one of the most electrifying and popular attractions in sports history and the single biggest newsmaker in the world in 1938, receiving more coverage than FDR, Hitler, or Mussolini. But his success was a surprise to the racing... (read more)

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The Complete Guide to Hunter Seat Training, Showing, and Judging: On the Flat and Over Fences
The Complete Guide to Hunter Seat Training, Showing, and Judging: On the Flat and Over Fences
by Anna Jane White-mullin
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Written by an expert clinician and judge, this is the first truly comprehensive manual on training horses and riders for hunter seat competitions. The opening chapters describe the best training methods, from flatwork and walking courses to advanced... (read more)

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The Theory and Science of Thoroughbred Genetics
The Theory and Science of Thoroughbred Genetics
by Matthew M. Binns
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There are still many unknowns in the breeding of Thoroughbreds, but the international research coalition known as the Equine Genome Project is facilitating many new exciting discoveries. Dr. Matthew Binns is a leader of the project, an enterprise set up... (read more)

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Seabiscuit: An American Legend
Seabiscuit: An American Legend
by Laura Hillenbrand
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“Fascinating . . . Vivid . . . A first-rate piece of storytelling, leaving us not only with a vivid portrait of a horse but a fascinating slice of American history as well.” -The New York Times “Engrossing . . . Fast-moving . . . More... (read more)

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Horse Talk
Horse Talk
by George Harrison
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Horse Talk is a fun, informative, and handy guide, dedicated to helping people understand Thoroughbred racing and training terminology. Over 207 words or phrases defined, explained and used in a creative sentence by the opinion of the author.With the... (read more)

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