Horse Racing Coast to Coast: The Traveler's Guide to the Sport of Kings

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BowTie Press, 2006 - Sports & Recreation - 328 pages
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Go to the races with Horse Racing Coast to Coast, an exhilarating behind-the-scenes ride through the grandest racetracks across North America. You'll also learn the inside scoop on the best lodging, tastiest dining, and most intriguing sites nearby so you can transform a day at the races into a sightseeing adventure! Along the way, racing aficionados introduce you to champion Thoroughbreds, such as Funny Cide; fearless jockeys, including Bill "The Shoe" Shoemaker; and other horse racing greats. Book jacket.

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About the author (2006)

Michael Walmsley, founder of Sir Barton Press, is an avid, thirty-year veteran of Thoroughbred horse racing. From Aintree in Great Britain to Saratoga in New York to Happy Valley in Hong Kong, he has traveled the world to experience the Sport of Kings. Walmsley is a native of Seattle, Washington.

Marlene Smith-Baranzini saddled her first horse at the age of eleven. She is the co-author of Racing Across America: A Player's Guide to the Sport of Kings, numerous titles on California history, and a contributing writer for Thoroughbred Times. Smith-Baranzini, a California native since 1982, holds master's degrees in writing and psychology.

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