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Image for Index To Stakes Winners 1865-1967 2 Volume Set owned By Margaret C. Woolums, Jockey Club President

Index To Stakes Winners 1865-1967 2 Volume Set owned By Margaret C. Woolums, Jockey Club President

By: Hogan, Clio D.

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Solvang, CA, Flag Is Up Farms:

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31943

Condition: Near Fine


Two near fine, first edition collectible volumes without marks within. Boards show negligible color loss to still sharp tips of pumpkin colored cloth, brown cloth backstrips with bright gilt titles are not bumped. Edges of page blocks show the words Pedigree Associates in red marker on both volumes and Pedigree Associates address stamp on front pastedown. "Magic Books" written neatly and in small font on head of each front board and barely noticeable on brown b... View more info

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Riding in a Point-To-Point

By: Holland, Anne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15901

ISBN: 0851315542

Condition: As New


Fine 1st edition hardcover, no dj. 110 pp. Millions of people in England enjoy the point-to-point season, which is a highlight of the sporting and equestrian year. Starting with buying and managing the horse, the author of this book explains how to qualify and train both horse and rider, how to make sense of the rules and regulations, and offers advise on clothing, saddlery, and equipment. Every aspect of the race itself is covered including considerations such as object... View more info

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Horses For Courses An Irish Racing Year

By: Holland, Anne

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Mainstream Publishing: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29092

ISBN: 184018910X

Condition: As New


Gorgeous, crisp, sharp, unread 1st edition hardcover in like dj in new mylar. 199 pp. This meticulously researched book, for which author Anne Holland visited every Irish racecourse and met many of Ireland's top racing personalities, highlights the individuality of each Irish racing venue. Each has its own special qualities and atmosphere but all share two common traits: a warm welcome and good sport. And that is what the author believes Irish racing is all about. Th... View more info

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The Archjockey of Canterbury and Other Tales

By: Hollingsworth, Kent

Price: $15.00

Publisher: KY, The Blood-Horse, Inc: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28745

ISBN: 0939049104

Condition: Fine


A book about various horse racing articles that ran in the Blood-Horse including Thoroughbred Racing, Racing Places, Famous Horses (Northern Dancer, Mill Reef and more). Terrific fireside company for any race fan. Unclipped professional reproduction dj displays well. 313 pp. View more info

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Sires And Dams of Stakes Winners 1925-74

By: Hollingsworth, Kent Editor

Price: $28.00

Publisher: KY, The Blood-Horse, Inc: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31942

Condition: Fine


Fine collectible copy. Unmarked, no names, notes, tears or soil. First Edition. Top edge of tabbed page block in gilt. 1553 pp. Dark green leather boards lettered in gilt on the spine within a black title box. Acknowledgment of source material is made to Daily Racing Form.and to The Jockey Club". View more info

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Wink The Incredible Life and Epic Journey of Jimmy Winkfield

By: Hotaling, Ed

Price: $5.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Co.: 2005

Edition: Third Printing

Seller Id: 41889

ISBN: 0071418628

Condition: Very Good


Tight bright exlib with rep neatly removed. 336 well illustrated pages. Unclipped dj flaps glued down. Ed Hotaling has a marvelous tale to tell. This is the stuff of great nonfiction. "--Douglas Brinkley, author of "Tour of Duty: John Kerry and the Vietnam War" "In this fine book, Ed Hotaling adds the texture of a rich individual life to what his previous work has already told us about the great black jockeys of a century ago. View more info

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The Hambletonian 1926-1975

By: Huff, Fred Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hayes Fair Acres Inc.: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34872

Condition: Good


Colorful 1st edition hardcover boards show surface wear and rubbed extremities. Internally as new. 184 pp. A commemorative publication recognizing the 50th Hambletonian, a famous harness horse race. Loaded with vintage adverts, and horse news of the day including front pages from The Horseman and Fair World magazine. View more info

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The Steeplechase Horse. How to Select, Train, and Ride Him

By: Humfrey, Captain J.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Calcutta, Thacker, Spink & Co: 1879

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29914

Condition: Very Good


1st edition limp covers in burgundy cloth lightly bumped at tips, red cloth along backstrip rubbed and showing a tiny 1/4" split in the cloth but not frayed at ends, title still legible, although the spine title reads "The Steeplechaser". Lovely illustration of man jumping horse on frt cover. Black endpapers w/former vintage bookplate on frt pastedown, bit of faint glue residue on black fep. Inner front hinge paper starting at head 1", remainder along w... View more info

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The Science of Arabian Racing

By: Ivers, Tom

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1986

Edition: First Thus

Seller Id: 25102

Condition: Very Good


As new save for one ink scribble on rear page of suggested reading which does not prevent understanding of the text. Rare 152 pg hardcover book in blue cloth boards with gilt titles and Arabian horses racing on frt cover. includes: Intro, The World of Racing, Buying Racehorses, Equine exercise Science, The Game plan, The Toolbox, Scientific Monitoring Techniques for Estimating Fitness, Racing Potential, and for Lameness Intervention, Racing Injuries, Building the Sport... View more info

From Here To The Bugle SIGNED

By: Jennings, Frank G; Calitri, Charles J.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Lexington, KY, Host Communications: 1949

Inscription: Author's Presentation Copy

Seller Id: 33055

Condition: As New


Presentation copy, signed by "Arthur" to recipient on frt pastedown. Arthur was either Arthur B Hancock, or Arthur B. Hancock Jr. who are two of three generations of thoroughbred breeders illustrated on an early page. Black-and-white illustrations by Milton Menasco. This is the Second edition reissued in 1986. Brown leather boards w/bright gilt titles, 330 pg text as new. View more info

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The Derby A Celebration of The World's Most Famous Horse Race

By: Jones, Michael Wynn

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Croom Helm: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29115

ISBN: 0856648841

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover in black paper covered boards with bright gilt titles. Dj in new mylar shows lightly sunned spine, trace of wear on top edge of frt panel. Name/date on fep. 205 pg history of the most famous horse race in the world. Over 90 illustrations. Intro/ Epsom and the Downs/ The Early Classic/ The Victorian Derby/ Modern Times/ The Derby Today/ Select Bibliography/ The Winners. View more info

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A Glossary of French Bloodstock Terminology

By: Kearney, Mary-Louise

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27777

ISBN: 085131354X

Condition: Fine


Crisp 1st edition paperback. Unread, no names, tears or soil showing negligible wear from storage. 48 pp includes French-English translation of equine terms with the following chapters: Preface, Pedigree, Breeds, Description, Breeding, Identification, Head, Neck, Body, Fore Limbs, Hind Limbs, Coat Color, Marks, Commerce, Sales, Diseases, Racing Documents, Personnel, Racing Administration, The Rules of Racing, Racing Colors, Race Categories, The Organization of a Race, Th... View more info

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The Power Of Early Speed. Elements of Handicapping

By: Klein, Steve

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Daily Racing Form: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 42915

ISBN: 1932910980

Condition: Near Fine


Glossy illustrated paperback shows light color loss at tips from storage, 301 pp text tight & bright with no writing or tears. The author shares his insights into the role of early front-running ability in racing, demonstrating how this particular trend can help determine the lifetime success of a horse. View more info

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Joe & Asbestos Sports Weekly Monday, June 25th 1945. Issue No. 613

By: Kling, Ken

Price: $75.00

Publisher: PA, Philadelphia Daily News: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40281

Condition: Very Good +


Exceedingly rare tri-fold pamphlet on pink paper, illust in black with drawing of cigar smoking, hatted chap holding a black gollywog sort of puppet (we think?). Orig price 25c Is entirely devoted to horse racing tips including Ken Kling's amazingly simple handicapping system, he names 13 different horses and gives a key to deciphering the code presented. Lower half of last page talks of Baseball's Who's Who and mentions Hank Greenberg and his return to baseball after hi... View more info

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Horse Tales

By: Lawrence Kay

Price: $28.00

Publisher: SC, Privately Printed: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 30568

Condition: Good


Glossy brown/cream covers show thoroughbred horse ridden by jockey. 164 pgs of Racing rememberances. Author's presentation copy, dedicated and signed on inside cover. Few pages loose and laid in. Tales behind the scenes at the training center in Aiken, SC. View more info

Image for The Kentucky Derby Diamond Jubilee Compiled Under the Auspices of Churchill Downs 1875-1949

The Kentucky Derby Diamond Jubilee Compiled Under the Auspices of Churchill Downs 1875-1949

By: Leach, Brownie

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Dial Press: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32505

Condition: Near Fine


Collectible 1st edition in beige linen cloth with color artwork photo of the grandstands and trophy on frt board. Tips barely bumped and brushed but no major rubbing. Former owner's tasteful bookplate on illustrated front pastedown, text as new. Profusely illustrated with photos and charts including the history of Churchill Downs, the personalities involved, the champion horses and the fabulous fans. View more info

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Horse Crazy

By: Lilienthal, Jesse M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Julian Messner, Inc: 1941

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 44427

Condition: Good


Gift quality book in bright yellow hardcover boards with a rearing horse on front cover displays beautifully w/sharp tips and bumped spine ends. Faint soil at extrems from handling, some foxing on preliminaries. This is a reprint, published in 1941, the first year as the first printing. 256 pp. A collection of horse stories with a focus on racing. View more info

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How To Make Money Investing In Thoroughbreds

By: Lohman, Jack

Price: $12.00

Publisher: LA, C.C.S. Publishing Inc: 1979

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 25883

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing paperback with light surface and edge wear. No marks, highlighting, soil or tears within. 200 Fact-filled pages written by a professional horseman, simplifying sophisticated investment strategies into an easy to read and understand guide. You don't have to spend a fortune to be a part of the big time where YOUR horses' success stories can mean returns in the millions. View more info

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Speed and the Thoroughbred The Complete History Patrons' Edition

By: Mackay-Smith, Alexander

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, Derrydale: 2000

Edition: First Limited Edition

Inscription: Patrons' Edition

Seller Id: 31573

ISBN: 1586670409

Condition: Very Good


Lovely copy with negligible light spot on head of spine. Front board slightly sprung, tips sharp, internally as new. One of only 62 copies of the The "Patron's Edition" with a tipped-in vellum sheet presenting this volume to Mr & Mrs. Charles C. Abeles. Not signed by Alex but probably written by him. 193 pp, Illustrated with paintings, prints and photographs of the breeders, stallions and mares who shaped the thoroughbred lines from the 1500's to the twentieth ... View more info

Image for The Colonial Quarter Race Horse SIGNED, LIMITED  America's First Breed of Horses,  America's Native Breed of Running Horses,  The World's Oldest Breed of Race Horsees,  Prive Source of Short Speed

The Colonial Quarter Race Horse SIGNED, LIMITED America's First Breed of Horses, America's Native Breed of Running Horses, The World's Oldest Breed of Race Horsees, Prive Source of Short Speed

By: Mackay-Smith, Alexander; Foreword by Robert Moorman Denhardt

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Middleburg, VA, Helen Klegberg Groves: 1983

Edition: 1st Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 45820

Condition: Fine


First limited edition signed by A. M-S. on Limitation page, Un-numbered volume limited to 1500 copies. Splendid offering in red pebbled leather with bright gilt titles, sharp tips and spine ends. No other markings inside, no names, tears or soil. 328 pp text is profusely illustrated with reproduction plates, line drawings, engravings and charts. Dedicated to Robert J. Kleberg and to his wife, Helen Klegberg Groves, and Helen's name is on the copyright page, privately... View more info