The Black Stallion's Courage

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Random House Children's Books, Sep 28, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 240 pages
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When Hopeful Farm burns down, Alec’s dreams for the future go up in smoke. How can he get the money to rebuild? To make matters worse, a strong young colt named Eclipse has taken the racing world by storm, threatening to replace the Black in the hearts of racing fans. Against all odds, Alec sets out to save the farm and prove that the Black is still the greatest race horse of all time!
“Everyone loves a champion. And when the champion is a gallant horse, when his story is told by a champion writer of horse stories, every reader is a winner.”—The New York Times


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User Review  - mirrani - LibraryThing

If you want to know what life is like at the racetrack, pick up one of Walter Farley's books! It is incredibly hard to find an author who captures the essence of the horse, the race, or the track the ... Read full review

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Not the strongest entry in the series. Everyone is angry in this book. There's more shouting than usual. Henry shouts his way from the first page to the last. There are some races, which are wonderful ... Read full review

Contents

Old Mare Young
Fiery Aftermath
The Racetrack
Again the Derby
Backside Backfire
Bring on Eclipse
The Preakness
BlackEyed Susans
Speed
The Big Apple
The Belmont
And More Speed
Skyrocket
Boom
Bust
Three in a

Futurity Farm?
Pound 1 Neck
The Brooklyn Handicap
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Walter Farley's first book, The Black Stallion, was an instant hit when it appeared in 1941. Mr. Farley went on to write thirty-three other enormously popular books about the Black Stallion and other horses which were published in more than twenty countries. He died in 1989, shortly before the publication of his last novel, The Young Black Stallion, written with his son Steven.

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