Free eBook Exterminator: Thoroughbred Legends download
by Eva Jolene Boyd
Author: Eva Jolene Boyd
Publisher: Eclipse Press; 1 edition (October 25, 2002)
Category: Sports Books
Subcategory: Individual Sports
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Love this book, part of the Legend series. I love to read about horses . Exterminator" is the 18th volume in the excellent & Legends' series published by the Eclipse Press. 4 people found this helpful.
Exterminator: Thoroughbred Legends. I believe Exterminator was the earliest subject of a book in the Thoroughbred Legends series. Thoroughbred Legends. Because of that, this book is quite different than the others. The times were different, and horse racing was a different kind of game than it became a few years later. In addition, as a gelding, there wasn’t the progeny to write about, which tends to consume a large portion of most of these books.
Book in the Thoroughbred Legends Series). Exterminator captures the public's imagination from the start. The rangy gelding went from work horse to Kentucky Derby winner to durable campaigner during his eight years on the track.
In 1957, Exterminator was inducted into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame. The Blood-Horse ranking of the top 100 .
Even in the time of great horses like Man o' War, Colonel Matt J. Winn, the father of the Kentucky Derby, called Exterminator "the greatest all-around Thoroughbred in American racing history. Old Bones" as he was called, ran from 1917-1924 and even won the 1918 Kentucky Derby. Gelded as a two-year-old, Exterminator was purchased as a work mate for Willis Sharpe Kilmer's Kentucky Derby hopeful, Sun Briar.
Boyd has written articles for The Thoroughbred Record, Turf and Sports Digest, SPUR, The Backstretch, and The Blood Horse.
Her book asserts that he infact only started in 99 races not the 100 popularized in error. The Daily Racing Form ("DRF") which has kept meticulous records - does not have evidence to support 100 starts. Exterminator: Thoroughbred Legends. Publisher:Eclipse Press Author: Boyd, Eva Jolene Publication Date:2002-10-25 ISBN-10:1581500874 ISBN-13:9781581500875 Number of Pages:176 Pages Book Type:hardcover Weight:403 gram Books Dimensions: Format of ebooks: PDF(Acrobat Reader) or Word version doc Document. Brief introduction of ebooks.
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