Belmont Park: A Century of Champions
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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