Horse Racing’s Top 100 Moments


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Some of horse racing’s most respected authorities looked at feats of greatness, world records, legendary rivalries, and innovations to rank the sport’s top 100 moments. They weighed individual accomplishments against industry initiatives, innovations against lucky breaks to come up with the definitive list. They pondered Secretariat’s 31-length Belmont Stakes victory, Smarty Jones’ elusive Triple Crown, the creation of the Breeders’ Cup, and advancements in equine surgery. Racing’s top 100 list will generate debate for years to come, just as did the ranking of Man o’ War over Secretariat as Horse of the Century. Richly illustrated with historic and modern photos, Horse Racing’s Top 100 Moments also contains comprehensive lists of leading earners, fastest times, highest prices, and most races won.

 


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  1. Solid book for new and experienced fans of horse racing In this review of the top 100 moments of Thoroughbred racing you will find all of the captivating moments you would expect. However, you also get a glimpse into some other, less publicized events and how they have affected the game. The inaugural Breeder’s Cup, for example, was much more important that I had imagined. The chapters are well written by educated and experienced individuals who make strong points for their ‘moments.’ This book can be at home on a coffee table, or in my bookshelf…

  2. An enjoyable treasury and giftbook especially for horse racing enthusiasts Compiled by the staff of Blood-Horse Publications, Horse Racing’s Top 100 Moments is a nostalgic compilation of great instances in the history of the sport of kings. Each two-page spread of this trade paperback is devoted to memorable occasions ranging from Cigar’s historic victory of the first Dubai World Cup, to the very first race call as conceived by George Schilling in the mid-20’s, to the broadcast of Man o’ War’s funeral, each great moment is described in clear prose and illustrated with…

  3. Attention all Racing Fans….. Great book. Especially, if your interested about past winners! Best gift I ever received.Pictures are fantastic.Makes you wish you we’re there to experience the magic.

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