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Secretariat was the best-known and most beloved race horse of the twentieth century. In 1973 his legacy was permanently etched into the consciousness of the world when he won the Triple Crown. Here, Raymond G. Woolfe Jr. tells the story of Secretariat from the coin toss that sent him to Helen "Penny" Chenery to his burial at Claiborne Farm, making this the definitive volume for fans of the horse and the sport of more

Product details

  • Paperback | 228 pages
  • 251.46 x 264.16 x 12.7mm | 952.54g
  • Derrydale Press
  • Missoula, United States
  • English
  • Updated ed.
  • black & white illustrations, colour illustrations, frontispiece
  • 1586671170
  • 9781586671174
  • 769,768

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It's a knockout of a racing story, with many photos by the author and a new foreword by Ron Turcotte. In and Around Horse Country a delight-either to read or just to look at the pictures. The New Yorker If you have taste for a beautiful book, this one's for you. -- Joe Hirsch Daily Racing Form A first-rate gift book for anyone who loves horses, anyone who loves racing and for sports fans generally. -- Roger Caras, CBS television Absolutely beautiful. -- Dick Francis, author Woolfe's easy-reading style adds much to his inside story of this exciting chestnut thoroughbred. Publishers Weeklyshow more

About Raymond G. Woolfe

Raymond G. Woolfe Jr. is a photojournalist, licensed trainer, manager of horse farms, and designer of racecourses and thoroughbred training facilities. At the age of sixteen, he became the youngest professional steeplechase jockey. He lives in Charlottesville, more

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3 16% (54)
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