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Horse racing's top 100 moments

Author: Blood-Horse Publications.
Publisher: Lexington, KY : Blood-Horse Publications, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Milestones in horse racing including: world records; innovations; controversies; great rivalries"--Cover.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Blood-Horse Publications.
ISBN: 1581501390 9781581501391
OCLC Number: 68218504
Description: 256 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: The inaugural Breeder's Cup --
Seabiscuit vs. War Admiral --
Kelso's five horse of the year titles --
Secretariat's Belmont --
Hollywood Park introduces first film patrol --
Nashua vs. Swaps --
Dr. Fager's world-record mile --
The first photo finish camera --
Affirmed and Alydar's Belmont --
Woody Stephens' five Belmonts --
Regret wins the Kentucky Derby --
D. Wayne Lukas wins six straight Triple Crown races --
Lip tattoos improve racehorse identification --
The arrival of intertrack wagering --
The modern starting gate opens its doors --
Kentucky tracks Institute Pari-Mutuel betting --
The first Washington, D.C. international --
Samuel D. Riddle purchases Man o' War --
Matt Winn saves Churchill Downs and the derby --
La Troienne is imported --
Native Dancer's derby upset --
Laffit Pincay Jr. becomes all-time leading rider --
Nasrullah imported from England --
Sir Gallahad III is imported --
Ruffian's breakdown --
Forego's Marlboro cup --
Tom Fool's Pimlico special --
Northern Dancer enters stud --
Man o' War's upset --
John Henry wins inaugural Arlington million --
Belmont Park opens --
Calumet Farm purchases Bell Lea --
Count Fleet's Belmont --
Barbara Jo Rubin's historic riding victory --
New York Racing Association is created --
Racing comes to television --
Drug testing of horses begins --
The Jersey Act is rescinded --
The 1967 Woodward Stakes --
Cigar wins first Dubai World Cup --
Bold Ruler leads sire list record eight times --
Person Ensign's Breeders' Cup distaff --
Citation becomes racing's first millionaire --
The "Fighting Finish" derby --
Caliente safety helmet is introduced --
Carl Nafzger's famous derby "call" --
Keeneland conducts first summer yearling sale --
Calumet Farm files for bankruptcy --
The advent of arthroscopic surgery --
The first network radio derby broadcast --
John Longden's derby double --
The legend of Phar Lap --
Keeneland opens --
Afleet Alex's Preakness --
Julie Drone wins the Belmont stakes --
Jim Dandy upsets Gallant Fox --
Hialeah Park popularizes winter racing --
First transcontinental flight of thoroughbreds --
Mr. Prospector moves to Claiborne Farm --
Dancer's image's derby disqualification --
Best-seller sparks Seabiscuit mania --
The first race call --
Sir Barton captures the first Triple Crown --
Exceller's death mobilizes rescue groups --
Richard Mandella's Breeders' Cup feat --
Seabiscuit and Pollard make their comeback --
Citation's sixteen-race win streak --
The division of E.R. Bradley's bloodstock --
Seattle Slew sells for $17,500 --
Easy Goer and Sunday Silence's Preakness --
Ribot wins back-to-back arcs --
The first meeting of Triple Crown winners --
Alydar's death --
Princequillo moves to Claiborne Farm --
Triumvirate of Sangster, O'Brien, and Magnier --
Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation created --
Dahlia's international achievement --
Exceller and Seattle Slew's Jockey Club gold cup --
Jaipur and Ridan's travers --
The broadcast of Man o' War's funeral --
The Zev-Papyrus match race --
Dale Baird trains 9,000 winners --
Bold Ruler and Round Table born same day --
The Miracle Million at Arlington Park --
Launch of Claiborne Farm --
First two-year-olds in training sale --
Colin holds off fair play in 1908 Belmont --
Swaps' record-breaking season --
Sir Ivor wins the Epsom Derby --
Whisk Broom II's handicap Triple Crown --
Smarty Jones : The people's horse --
Spectacular Bid's walkover caps undefeated season --
Go for Wand's breakdown --
Breeders' Cup pick 6 scandal --
The theft of Fanfreluche --
Shergar's kidnapping --
The Jockey Club begins DNA typing --
Equibase is formed --
William Woodward Jr. is shot --
Mary Hirsch becomes first licensed female trainer.
Responsibility: by the staff of Blood-Horse Publications.

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"Milestones in horse racing including: world records; innovations; controversies; great rivalries"--Cover.

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