Barbaro: The Horse Who Captured America’s Heart

Barbaro: The Horse Who Captured America’s Heart With his breathtaking victory in the 2006 Kentucky Derby, Barbaro immediately captured racing fans’ hearts and excited hopes of finally seeing a Triple Crown winner. His story was that much more captivating for the real-life heroics of his trainer, former

Kinane: A Remarkable Racing Family

Kinane: A Remarkable Racing Family The Kinanes – stalwarts of Irish racing Regarded by many as the perfect jockey, Mick Kinane rounded off his thirty-four-year career on a dazzling high with champion horse Sea The Stars, winning the 2,000 Guineas, Epsom Derby, the Eclipse Stakes, International Stakes, Irish Champion Stakes…

Horse Racing Divas: From Azeri to Zenyatta, Twelve Fillies and Mares Who Achieved Racing’s Highest Honor

Horse Racing Divas: From Azeri to Zenyatta, Twelve Fillies and Mares Who Achieved Racing’s Highest Honor Horse of the Year is the highest honor bestowed in Thoroughbred racing, and only 12 female runners have achieved this award. From Miss Woodford in the 1880s to Zenyatta in 2010, "Horse Racing Divas…

The Horse Dictionary: English-Language Terms Used in Equine Care, Feeding, Training, Treatment, Racing, and Show

The Horse Dictionary: English-Language Terms Used in Equine Care, Feeding, Training, Treatment, Racing, and Show Over 6,100 common, specialized, and medical words and terms associated with equine care and training are defined in this comprehensive dictionary. Also included are slang terms and breeds of horses. Illustrations are provided for many…

Thoroughbred Racing and Breeding: The Story of the Sport and Background of the Horse Industry

Thoroughbred Racing and Breeding: The Story of the Sport and Background of the Horse Industry This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishings Legacy Reprint Series. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is…