Books tagged: horse racing

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The Best of Luck
By A.M. Murray
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,300. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
WANT TO GET LUCKY? This book will improve your luck in many ways. The first half tells how to get lucky in life by using Probability, Taking Chances, even Dreams, the Mystical and ESP. The second half examines the best ways to play Poker, Blackjack, The Lottery, other favorite games of chance. It would be unlucky to pass up this chance.
Dangerous Legacy
By Judith Bandidt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,240. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2009. Category: Fiction
Dangerous Legacy provides a startling and relevant insight into the threat to the modern world from biological aberrations of viruses and transmutable disease. Set against the background of the horse racing industry in England and Australia, this modern suspense thriller illustrates just what could happen when a combination of power and knowledge is placed in the wrong hands.
Great Horse Racing Mysteries
By John McEvoy
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 68,490. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2010 by Eclipse Press. Category: Nonfiction
Did jockey Ron Hansen leap off the San Mateo Bridge, or did someone force him? Did arsonists set fire to Hawthorne Race Course after a betting scam went awry? Was the great stallion Shergar killed by the IRA, or is he living in anonymity somewhere in Ireland? Great Horse Racing Mysteries examines these baffling cases and many others.
Greatest Kentucky Derby Upsets
By Eclipse Press
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,930. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
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
By Bill Heller
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,100. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2010 by Eclipse Press. Category: Nonfiction
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
By Josh Pons
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,230. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2010 by Eclipse Press. Category: Nonfiction
Maryland horseman and Eclipse Award-winning author Josh Pons chronicles the daily adventures and challenges of his family's small stable of Thoroughbred racehorses.
Starlight, Star Bright
By Janet Muirhead Hill
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 37,310. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2010 by Raven Publishing of Montana. Category: Fiction
11-year-old Miranda Stevens secretly trains Starlight, the 3-year-old black stallion, whose wounds have healed. Miranda rides him and proves that he is the fastest horse Shady Hills Ranch has ever seen. But she must keep it secret. If his owner, Cash Taylor, finds out, he will never let Miranda buy him. When Starlight throws others who try to ride him, Miranda's hopes rise only to fall again.
Johnny Walker's Black
By Dan Murphy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 54,500. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2010. Category: Fiction
Julie's back in the exciting sequel to Johnny Walker's Red. Johnny Walker's thoroughbred has been stolen. Distrustful of the local sheriff, Johnny begs Julie to help. A series of twists and turns makes recovery of the horse difficult. Meanwhile, Julie agrees to help a young man wrongly charged with a bank robbery. Julie's keen observations cause her to go head to head with the lead detective.
Starlight's Shooting Star
By Janet Muirhead Hill
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 40,020. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010 by Raven Publishing of Montana. Category: Fiction
In this 4th book of the Starlight series, Miranda and her classmates become lost in a cave. Miranda saves Grandpa from being killed by a loco cow, but not before he is injured. Mr. Taylor hires a jockey, expecting Miranda to teach Starlight to accept him. Mom plans to marry Adam, Miranda's worst enemy. Wishing on Shooting Star, Queen's foal, seems to bring amazing answers to Miranda's problems.
How the Steam Railways came to Surrey
By Rupert Matthews
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,970. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction
A fascinating account of how the railways came to Surrey and the impact they had on the people who lived in the county The book the great days of the steam railways in the county. It shows how and why the lines were built, giving an account of the people who laid the lines and built the stations.