Books tagged: thoroughbred

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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.
A Walking Tour of Aiken, South Carolina
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Aiken, South Carolina is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Dead Man's Touch
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Series: Steve Cline Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,610. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Steve Cline goes undercover at Washington Park to discover who's been doping some racehorses, he gets caught up in the unique lifestyle inherent to the backside of a racetrack. But it is not a life without peril because some men are willing to do anything to get the right horse under the wire first . . .
Cold Burn
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Series: Steve Cline Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,450. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Bruce Claremont disappears while working on a thoroughbred breeding farm, his sister asks Steve Cline for help. As Steve slips into Bruce's world, the more he learns, the more he suspects that Corey may never see her brother again because all is not as it seems in this pastoral setting where secrets and jealousies are the norm, and the present seems to be repeating its fiery past . . .
Triple Cross
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Series: Steve Cline Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,140. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Steve Cline is working at Churchill Downs for the Derby when a chance encounter triggers a series of events that spiral out of control and plunge Steve into the world of the ultra rich, where greed and revenge and ambition lead to a power play that culminates in a bloody triple cross . . .
da bug
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Series: Harry Mickey Shorts Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,880. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011 by WolfSinger Publications. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Harry Mickey Shorts gets a call from M. Randle Trundle, a New York business tycoon, and part owner in Board Room Farms - a horse racing stable. He tells Harry the stable's stud breeding stallion was found dead in his stall and he feels something is wrong. Harry agrees to help with the case and does what he does best by going undercover and digging into the world of thoroughbred horse racing.
Bridled Passion: A Horse Trilogy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Three true stories. Two of them are about an old ex-racehorse who sheds her bad habits and serious behavioral issues to become a consistent winner, the author’s equine soul-mate and a teenage girl’s savior. The third follows the change in her son Cruz Bay from a rejected, accident-prone foal to winner of blue ribbons.