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 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 ... Read full review

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Loved that the beer-drinking common folk and gelding horse triumphed! What's not to like about that kind of story. Read full review

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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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