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The horse God built : the untold story of Secretariat, the world's greatest racehorse

Author: Lawrence Scanlan
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin : Godalming : Melia [distributor], 2008.
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"Secretariat: ... the only two-year-old ever to win Horse of the Year, in 1972 ; the Triple Crown winner in 1973, his times in all three races still unsurpassed, the only horse listed on ESPN's top fifty athletes of the twentieth century ... Yet while Secretariat will be remembered ... Eddie "Shorty" Sweat, who was pivotal to the horse's success, has been all but forgotten ... As Secretariat's groom, loyal friend  Read more...
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Named Person: Eddie Sweat; Secretariat, (Horse); Eddie Sweat
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Scanlan
ISBN: 9780312382254 0312382251
OCLC Number: 966567274
Description: 335 p.
Responsibility: Lawrence Scanlan.

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Most of us know the legend of Secretariat, the tall, handsome chestnut racehorse whose string of honours runs long and rich. As Secretariat's groom, loyal friend, and protector, Eddie Sweat  Read more...

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-Scanlan is a compassionate reporter ... the author is an amiable companion on the road.- --Bill Barich, The New York Times-...this volume bulges with insight into and sensitivity toward the world of Read more...

 
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