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Books about famous horses, their stores and the people who trained, rode, and owned them.

Famous Horses
Barbaro Book Barbaro
Barbaro Horse Racing BookBarbaro Book
With his unbeaten record and magnificent good looks, Barbaro enthralled the public with his dominating performance in the 2006 Kentucky Derby.
Smarty Jones BookSmarty Jones
Smarty Jones: America's horse and winner of the 2004 Kentucky Derby, this is the story of a horse who captivated a country for several weeks in the summer of his 3 year old season.
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Secretariat BookSecretariat
Based on interviews, race histories and Woolfe's writings, Secretariat is a behind the scenes look at the famous horse, the 1972 Triple Crown winner.
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  Seabiscuit bookSeabiscuit
He didn't look like much. With his smallish stature, knobby knees, and slightly crooked forelegs, he looked more like a cow pony than a thoroughbred. But looks aren't everything; his quality, an admirer once wrote, "was mostly in his heart."
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Ruffian BookRuffian
Ruffian was arguably the best thoroughbred filly that ever raced: the horse won all five of the events it entered as a two-year-old in 1973, frequently setting or tying track records, and duplicated that string of successes the following year, taking the filly triple crown.
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Man O War BookMan O' War
Man o' War dominated racing in 1919 and 1920, winning 20 of 21 starts and setting speed records nearly every time he raced as a three-year-old.  He was the sire of War Admiral and the grand-sire of Seabiscuit.
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Seattle Slew BookSeattle Slew
Seattle Slew remains one of the most popular tourist attractions for racing fans who visit the Kentucky Bluegrass. Only horse to win the Triple Crown while undefeated. In retirement he has shone even brighter with many of his offspring becoming champions on the racetrack.
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War Admiral BookWar Admiral
War Admiral's outstanding three -year old season earned him a championship and the Horse of the Year title. He raced brilliantly at four despite his loss to SEabiscuit in the Pimlico Special. At stud, War Admiral was again his father's best son, siring an impressive forty stakes winners.
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Spectacular Bid BookSpectacular Bid
Called the greatest horse ever to look through a bridle, Spectacular Bid achieved what few racehorses ever do--perfection--when he went undefeated in nine races at the age of four.  A horse that should have won the Triple Crown, and one of the best ever.
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Sunday Silence BookSunday Silence
Sunday Silence was like a scrappy kid from the other side of the tracks who wouldn't go down without a fight. Sold to Japan after Kentucky breeders ignored him, Sunday Silence, a former Horse of the Year, became the most successful stallion in history. His story is interwoven with those of his owner, Arthur Hancock, trainer Charlie Whittingham, and jockey Patrick Valenzuela.
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