Books tagged: race horse

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Second-Chance Horses
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,570. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Second-Chance Horses is a collection of true stories that are just a small reflection of the amazing things ex-racehorses can accomplish once they are re-trained for new careers. From serving as mounted police horses to working in human therapy programs to competing on the Olympic level, ex-racehorses are proving there is plenty of life after the track.
Greatest Kentucky Derby Upsets
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,930. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
From Elwood in 1904 to Giacomo in 2005, upset winners of the Kentucky Derby have contributed to the race's incredible lore. This collection pays tribute to these beloved underdogs and unlikely heroes.
Graveyard of Champions: Saratoga's Fallen Favorites
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,100. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2010 by Eclipse Press. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Explore the history of the great favorites that have entered Saratoga as champions, but left without a win. Author Bill Heller traces the history of this phenomenon from the racetrack's beginnings in the 1860s to the present day.
Merryland: Two Years in the Life of a Racing Stable
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,230. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2010 by Eclipse Press. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Maryland horseman and Eclipse Award-winning author Josh Pons chronicles the daily adventures and challenges of his family's small stable of Thoroughbred racehorses.
Racing in the Shadow of Greatness - The Rescue of an Ex-Racehorse
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 12,760. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
There he was. In the distance, I could see this silhouette of a horse standing in the fog. He did not look like an ordinary horse, but a magnificent outline of a racehorse. ... I would later find out that it was Judge Moore, great-grandson of a famous racehorse! - Suitable for ages 8-16 and adults.
Bernborough
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,370. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2011 by Proglen. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Bernborough by Duncan Stearn is the eBook edition of this definitive book on this famous Australian racehorse. Was Bernborough the greatest racehorse Australia has ever seen?
The Tradition of Cheating at the Sport of Kings
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,490. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Legal systems
Most race horses, despite strict regulations prohibiting it, are given illegal drugs on race day. Glenn Thompson, a race horse trainer with over 30 years of experience, reveals the darkest secrets behind the scenes of the Sport of Kings. By shining a light on these secrets, he hopes to change the pattern and return decency and honor to horse racing.