Funny Cide: How a Horse, a Trainer, a Jockey, and a Bunch of High School Buddies Took on the Sheiks and Blue Bloods--and Won

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Thorndike Press, 2004 - Biography & Autobiography - 437 pages
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Describes how an unheralded New York horse--trained by a journeyman, ridden by a hard-luck jockey, and owned by a tiny stable founded by a group of high-school buddies--beat the champions to win two of the three Triple Crown races.

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FUNNY CIDE: How a Horse, a Trainer, a Jockey, and a Bunch of High School Buddies Took on the Sheiks and Bluebloods . . . and Won

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Much ado about an admittedly fine horse—and its group of tenders and owners—whose story should have been just plain good fun.Not that Funny Cide's 2003 bid for the Triple Crown was anything short of ... Read full review

Funny Cide: how a horse, a trainer, a jockey, and a bunch of high school buddies took on the sheiks and blue bloods--and won

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The underrated Funny Cide was the surprise contender for horse racing's 2003 Triple Crown. Also surprising was the group that owned, trained, and rode the three-year-old horse: high school friends in ... Read full review

Contents

Pinhookers and Handicappers
137
The Trainer
198
The Horsewoman
261
Copyright

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About the author (2004)

Sally Jenkins, is an award-winning journalist for The Washington Post

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