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The Most Glorious Crown

The Story of America's Triple Crown Thoroughbreds From Sir Barton to Affirmed

Drager, Marvin

(Book - 2005)
The Most Glorious Crown
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The definitive work on this rare coronation, this book delves into the history, personalities, and subplots of each of the 11 Triple Crown champions. From Sir Barton in 1919 through Affirmed in 1978, each Triple Crown winner has exhibited a true personality and charisma befitting of super stardom and renowned author Marvin Drager's prose brings to life these 11 remarkable stories. The Most Glorious Crown is a unique and fascinating inspection of each champion, their jockeys, owners, and trainers, as well as a riveting account of each race and the events leading up to each historic event. This magnificent oversized book includes more than 150 archival, authentic black-and-white photographs of each thoroughbred throughout different stages of its career. It also includes actual racing forms from each race for the Triple Crown.
Publisher: Chicago : Triumph Books, c2005
ISBN: 9781572437241
1572437243
Branch Call Number: 798.4 D759m 2005
Characteristics: xix, 284 p. :,ill. ;,27 cm. +,1 videodisc (sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.)

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From Sir Barton in 1919 through Affirmed in 1978, each Triple Crown winner has exhibited a true personality and charisma befitting of super stardom and this book brings to life these 11 remarkable stories.


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