Thoroughbred Champions: Top 100 Racehorses of the 20th Century
Man o' War, Secretariat, Citation. These names are revered in the sport of horse racing. Read their stories and more in this retrospective on the 100 greatest racehorses of this century.
Product #: B11-1031(BHP)
Author: The Staff and Correspondents of The Blood-Horse magazine.
Pages: 256 pps.
Cover Type: Soft Cover
ABOUT THE PRODUCT
Horse lovers will relish this celebration of the sport's top Thoroughbreds. From Citation, the Calumet Farm star of the 1940's to Secretariat, the 1973 Triple Crown winner, and beyond, this book presents the stories of the champions' racing and breeding careers as recounted by veteran turf writers.
A panel of experts, including racing secretaries Howard Battle and Pete Pederson, and Sports Illustrated writer Bill Nack, selected the 100 best colts and fillies of the century, basing their evaluations on the horses' overall records, running times, and competitors faced. Dramatic photographs and earnings charts highlight the story of each horse.