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Kentucky Derby Dreams

The Making of Thoroughbred Champions
Nusser, Susan (Book - 2012)
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"From Seabiscuit to Secretariat, Americans have a fascination with and a passion for race horses. Kentucky Derby Dreams is the first book of its kind to capture that excitement before history is made. From the carefully calculated birth of the new crop of foals to the horses' debut at the world's premier yearling sale in Lexington, Kentucky, this is a rare behind-the-scenes look at the vets, the drugs, the surgeries, the long hours, and the hard work that it takes to breed a Derby winner. By following three years in the lives of foals born during one week of the 2009 foaling season, Kentucky Derby Dreams uncovers all the inside drama and heartache that accompany these potential champions from the foaling barn to the bluegrass"--Provided by publisher.
Authors: Nusser, Susan
Title: Kentucky Derby dreams
the making of thoroughbred champions
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books, 2012
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: xiv, 266 p. :,ill. ;,25 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Susan Nusser
Summary: "From Seabiscuit to Secretariat, Americans have a fascination with and a passion for race horses. Kentucky Derby Dreams is the first book of its kind to capture that excitement before history is made. From the carefully calculated birth of the new crop of foals to the horses' debut at the world's premier yearling sale in Lexington, Kentucky, this is a rare behind-the-scenes look at the vets, the drugs, the surgeries, the long hours, and the hard work that it takes to breed a Derby winner. By following three years in the lives of foals born during one week of the 2009 foaling season, Kentucky Derby Dreams uncovers all the inside drama and heartache that accompany these potential champions from the foaling barn to the bluegrass"--Provided by publisher.
ISBN: 0312569904
9780312569907
Branch Call Number: 636.13209769 N975k 2012
Subject Headings: Kentucky Derby Thoroughbred horse Breeding Kentucky Thoroughbred horse Breeding United States
Topical Term: Thoroughbred horse
Thoroughbred horse
LCCN: 2012009371
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From the carefully calculated birth of the new crop of foals to the horses' debut at the world's premier yearling sale in Lexington, Kentucky, this is a rare behind-the-scenes look at the vets, the drugs, the surgeries, the long hours, and the hard work that it takes to breed a Derby winner.


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