Belmont Park: A Century of Champions

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Eclipse Press, 2005 - Sports & Recreation - 192 pages
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SUPERANNO Belmont Park has played host to some of Thoroughbred racing's greatest champions, from Man o' War and Citation to modern-day heroes Secretariat and Cigar. Internationally acclaimed equine artist Richard Stone Reeves salutes Belmont's first century with portraits of 70 racehorses who thrilled crowds, set records, and became legends at the fabled New York track. Award-winning Turf writer Edward L. Bowen profiles each horse in this volume, bringing these champions, their owners, and their trainers to life.
 

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Contents

FOREWORD
6
1930s40s
25
1950s
49
1960s
75
Chateaugay
82
Damascus
89
1970s
96
1980s
127
1990S2004
161
Cigar
168
My Flag
174
Lemon Drop Kid
180
Mineshaft
186
About the ArtistAuthor
192
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Bowen is an Eclipse Award winning Turf writer. He is currently president of the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation, which raises funds fo equine research.

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