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Belair Stud: The Cradle of Maryland Horse Racing

Kimberly Gatto - History - 2012 - 176 pages
From their opening in 1740 through the 1955 closing, Belair Stud Farm became known as one of the most important stables in American racing. Although the high-profile murder of ...
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The Kentucky Thoroughbred

Kent Hollingsworth - Sports & Recreation - 1985 - 195 pages
Kent Hollingsworth captures the flavor and atmosphere of the Sport of Kings in the dramatic account of the development of the Thoroughbred in Kentucky. Ranging from frontier ...
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Steeplechasing: A Complete History of the Sport in North America

Peter Winants - Sports & Recreation - 2000 - 344 pages
Steeplechasing provides a long, colorful history of the sport and gives behind-the-scenes portraits of the horses, people, and places of the chase. From the 1800s, enjoy the ...
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Legacies of the Turf: A Century of Great Thoroughbred Breeders, Volume 2

Edward L. Bowen - Sports & Recreation - 2004 - 318 pages
With Volume 2 of Legacies of the Turf II Edward Bowen focuses on the men whose horses have dominated racing in the last half of the 20th century and into the 21st. He has woven ...
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Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Champions

Lisa J. Hall - Travel - 2017 - 128 pages
Since the 1940s, forty racing champions have traveled the hallowed grounds at the historic Aiken Training Track. Thoroughbred icons such as Kelso, Tom Fool, Swale, Pleasant ...
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Secretariat

William Nack - Sports & Recreation - 2010 - 368 pages
""Secretariat" is an elegantly crafted, exhilarating tale of speed and power, grace and greatness, told with such immediacy that the reader is lost in the rush of horses and ...
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Keeneland's Ted Bassett: My Life

James E. Bassett, Bill Mooney - Bibles - 2009 - 406 pages
In the December 30, 1967, edition of the weekly Thoroughbred trade publication, the Blood-Horse, was an announcement that took up one inch of space -- James E. "Ted" Bassett ...
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The Longest Shot: Lil E. Tee and the Kentucky Derby

John Eisenberg - Sports & Recreation - 2002 - 206 pages
" On the first Saturday in May every year in Louisville, Kentucky, shortly after 5:30 PM, a new horse attains racing immortality. The Kentucky Derby is like no other race, and ...
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American Pharoah: The Untold Story of the Triple Crown Winner's Legendary Rise

Joe Drape - Sports & Recreation - 2016 - 304 pages
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER History was made at the 2015 Belmont Stakes when American Pharoah won the Triple Crown, the first since Affirmed in 1978. As magnificent as the ...
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Thoroughbred Racing

Kent Baker - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2001 - 64 pages
Traces the history of thoroughbred racing, including breeding and training a racehorse, the racing circuit, and racing legends.
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