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Thoroughbred Champions
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Blood-Horse, Inc
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Eclipse Press

Follows The Blood-Horse's Top 100 list, beginning with Man o' War in the No. 1 spot and ending with Blue Larkspur at No. 100.
Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Champions
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Lisa J. Hall
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-04-10 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

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 Colony, Conquistador Cielo and Shuvee trained at this world-renowned track. Numerous members of the Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame won the biggest races
Kentucky Handicap Horse Racing
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Melanie Greene
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-08 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

In a handicap, horses are assigned weights based on their past performances as a way to try to create evenly matched fields. The better the horse, the heavier the weight assigned. In the United States, handicaps once accounted for the majority of stakes races and were known to boast large
Man o' War
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Dorothy Ours
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-04-01 - Publisher: St. Martin's Press

His 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
Thoroughbred Racing
Language: en
Pages: 64
Authors: Kent Baker
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-09-01 - Publisher: Infobase Publishing

Traces the history of thoroughbred racing, including breeding and training a racehorse, the racing circuit, and racing legends.