Secretariat: The Making of a Champion

Secretariat: The Making of a ChampionIn 1973, Secretariat, the greatest thoroughbred in horse racing history, won the Triple Crown The only horse to ever break the two minute mark in winning the Kentucky Derby until recent winner Monarchos, Secretariat also pulled off one of the most astounding victories in the annals of horse racing

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Ruffian: Burning From the Start

Ruffian: Burning From the StartDuring two short seasons at the track, Ruffian was hailed as the greatest thoroughbred filly of all time Unbeaten in her first ten starts, she shattered one record after another, dazzling crowds with both her beauty and her brilliant speed Then tragedy struck on the afternoon of July 6, 1975 Ruff

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Under Orders (Sid Halley, #4)

Under Orders (Sid Halley, #4)Sadly, death at the races is not uncommon However, three in a single afternoon was sufficiently unusual to raise than one eyebrow It s the third death on Cheltenham Gold Cup Day that really troubles super sleuth Sid Halley Last seen in 1995 s Come to Grief, former champion jockey Halley kn

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Lord of Misrule

Lord of MisruleA brilliant novel that captures the dusty, dark, and beautiful world of small time horse racing, where trainers, jockeys, grooms and grifters vie for what little luck is offered at a run down West Virginia track Tommy Hansel has a plan run four horses, all better than they look on paper, at long

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Man o' War: A Legend Like Lightning

Man o' War: A Legend Like LightningHis trainer said that managing him was like holding a tiger by the tail His owner compared him to chain lightning His jockeys found their lives transformed by him, in triumphant and distressing ways All of them became caught in a battle for honesty.Born in 1917, Man o War grew from a rebellio

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Silks

SilksJulian Trent, you have been found guilty by this court of perpetrating a violent and unprovoked attack on an innocent family, including a charge of attempted murder You have shown little or no remorse for your actions and I consider you a danger to society When defense lawyer Geoffrey Mason hear

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Come to Grief (Sid Halley, #3)

Come to Grief (Sid Halley, #3)When ex jockey Sid Halley becomes convinced that one of his closest friends and one of the racing world s most beloved figures is behind a series of shockingly violent acts, he faces the most troubling case of his career.

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Blood Sport

Blood SportEnglish agent Gene Hawkins is restlessly facing three weeks of vacation with only his tormented past for company So when his boss asks him to help millionaire Dave Teller locate a prized missing stallion, he accepts But he gets action than he bargained for when he draws the affection of his b

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10 lb Penalty

10 lb PenaltyBenedict Juliard is an aspiring jockey who must bypass his dreams of horse racing to help his father, George, in his quest to enter the world of politics At 18, the reserved Benedict is asked by his father to enter into a pact Neither of the two will do anything that could somehow hinder or destro

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