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The Race for the Triple Crown

Horses, High Stakes, and Eternal Hope

Drape, Joe

(Book - 2001)
The Race for the Triple Crown
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Rich in detail and crackling with wit, The Race for the Triple Crown is a personal narrative that captures the affecting stories of the Thoroughbred racing world. From ostentatious owners, to radiant unrivaled horses, to young trainers trying to make a name for themselves, everyone has a gripping story, and all are in search of the sport's Holy Grail. How they get to and through the enormously famous races is a tale of action, high-stakes finance, and impossible odds. Told in the compelling voice of the award-winning New York Times sportswriter Joe Drape, The Race for the Triple Crown is a vivid portrait of a year in the life of the oldest, most majestic sport in the world.
Publisher: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, c2001
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 0871137852
Branch Call Number: 798.4 D765r 2001
Characteristics: x, 261 p. ;,24 cm

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From ostentatious owners, to radiant unrivaled horses, to young trainers trying to make a name for themselves, everyone has a gripping story, and all are in search of the sport's Holy Grail. How they get to and through the enormously famous races is a tale of action, high-stakes finance, and impo... Read More »


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