Books tagged: thoroughbred racing

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Horses Forever: A Miranda and Starlight Story
Pre-release—available July 1, 2017. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,360. Language: English. Published by Raven Publishing of Montana. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
To race or not to race? That is the question Heavenly Acres Horse Ranch owner, Miranda Stevens, struggles to answer. “Racing is what your horses were bred for,” Higgins, her old friend and trainer, reminds her. Miranda must decide whether to risk injury or deprive Starliight's offspring of what they seem to love? What if her boyfriend, and co-owner of the fastest horses disagrees with her?
Horse Doping Jamaica Racetrack Queens, New York 1938-1939
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Retlaw, a New York state race horse was doped with sulphanol in July 1938. The suspected perpetrator, Harold Riner, was nabbed inside the stall around 3:30 a.m. The chemical suphanol was found in the horse's system through a saliva test first given horses in the '30s. The man claimed to be only seeking a night's rest in the stable. My book looks at this incident and the broader issue of doping.
2016 Kentucky Derby Preview: The Tortoise and the Hare Square Off Again
Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Author Roger LeBlanc analyzes the 2016 Kentucky Derby. Using the research contained in his book, "The Lazy Bettor's Guide to the Kentucky Derby," Roger mines important insights into this year's race. His Derby previews are a perfect 2 for 2 picking winners since the book's publication, including last year's trifecta. Jump onboard for a possible handicapping hat trick with the 2016 Derby Preview!
Time Will Tell
Series: Timeless, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 97,260. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Time travel, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Libby Edwards goes back in time and finds her destiny. Only problem is that it's over a hundred and thirty years in the past.
The Logical Choice: Tote Board Handicapping Made Easy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 20,440. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
The author, professional handicapper G W Cohail, has handicapped horse races for over fifty years. In this book, he challenges many aspects of traditional handicapping others take for granted, including the revered Beyer Speed Figures, par times, and daily track variants. He then demonstrates how he successfully bets on horse races with making money, not picking winners, as his primary goal.
Horse Racing - The Conservative Bettors Secrets to a Profitable Day at the Races
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012 by Mega Media Depot. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling, Nonfiction » General reference » Questions & answers
I wrote this book after getting numerous questions from both experienced and occasional horse players regarding horse racing systems or handicapping tips they wanted when they would visit the local race track. Let’s face it, if you are going to spend a day at the track, you’d rather come out a few bucks ahead then making the typical “donation”.