Sunline : Heart of a Champion

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This is the remarkable story of a horse that came from nowhere to become the greatest race-mare of her generation, winning two Cox Plates and the revered Hong Kong Mile. Sunline was the only horse to be inducted into the Australian Racing Hall of Fame while still competing, and with nearly $14 million in winnings to her name, she is the highest-ever stakes earner. Behind that success lies the story of trainers Trevor and (son) Stephen McKee, a family saga of determination, skill and luck every bit as compelling as Sunline's incredible racing career. From the back paddocks of New Zealand to the great race-tracks of the world, this is an exhilarating ride to the finish.
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  • Paperback | 217 pages
  • 155 x 230mm
  • Penguin Books (NZ)
  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • photo inserts
  • 0143020269
  • 9780143020264

Table of contents

Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1)The good Old Days; 2)A Boy in a Man's World; 3)Dreams; 4)A Bit of Luck; 5)Fate; 6)Survival of the Fittest; 7)Taking on the Aussies; 8)That's Racing; 9)The Moment of Truth; 10)The Best Two Minutes in Sport; 11)Courage under Fire; 12)Silence is Golden; 13)The Desert Sun; 14) A Perfect Ten; 15)The Gravy Train; Epilogue; Appendix One: Sunline's Pedigree; Appendix Two: Race Record by Date; Appendix Three: Other Notable Achievements
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