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Image for Horse Sense An Inside Look at the Sport of Kings

Horse Sense An Inside Look at the Sport of Kings

By: Sugar, Bert; Richardson, Cornell

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NJ, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32515

ISBN: 0471445576

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition hardcover in near fine dj with a tiny spot on the upper edge of frt panel. 225 pp text crisp and unmarked. Bert Randolph Sugar is one of the most recognizable personalities in sports, with his trademark fedora and cigar, he is a fixture at race tracks and boxing matches. A former advertising executive at McCann-Erickson and J. Walter Thompson, Sugar left the world of advertising after a brawl with a fellow ad exec landed him in the pages of the NY Time... View more info

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Racing For Keeneland SIGNED

By: Sutton, Elizabeth Henning

Price: $15.00

Publisher: VA, Thomasson-Grant: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 37781

ISBN: 156566051X

Condition: Fine


1st edition. Author's presentation copy, signed on illust half title pp: "For Andrew, Thanks so much for coming! Beth H. Sutton 10-13-94". Grey paper covered boards with burg cloth spine and bright gilt titles. Photo illust glossy dj shows few light surface scratches from storage, else as new. Glossy 112 pp text fine. Profusely illust w/color photos. "When young David Jackson witnesses his uncle's filly win a crucial race, he begins to understand the prid... View more info

Westward Whoa!

By: Thayer, Bert Clark

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Clayton Spicer Press: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33921

Condition: Good


Blue cloth with red titles soiled and marked, corners bumped and quite rubbed. Solid reading copy, not pretty outside but all there and priced accordingly. Previous owner's name printed on upside-down book plate on front paste down. 80 pp text is tight and bright w/two 1/2" closed tears at foot of two pages. Undated, circa 1949. Internals are very good, profusely illustrated with more than 100 black & white photographs taken at California racetracks that illustra... View more info

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Thoroughbred Broodmare Records 1962

By: The Blood Horse

Price: $35.00

Publisher: KY, The Blood-Horse, Inc: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31940

Condition: Near Fine


Fine collectible copy with negligible color loss to extremities, tips not rubbed through cloth. Unmarked, no names, notes, tears or soil. First Edition. Top edge of page block in gilt. 1001 pp with 103 pg section: Sires of Broodmares and 167 pg index. Burgundy cloth covered boards lettered in gilt on the spine within a black title box. The 24th volume in the series. Acknowledgment of source material is made to Daily Racing Form.and to The Jockey Club". Errata section... View more info

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Sires of American Thoroughbreds Revised Edition 1968

By: The Blood Horse

Price: $15.00

Publisher: KY, The Blood-Horse, Inc: 1968

Seller Id: 34587

Condition: Good +


Solid reference copy, all there but not pretty. This book is cocked with watermarked cover, text remains tight and bright. Cover shows light rubbing, a little dulling of the gold stamping on cover, and an area of abrasion on foot of front cover from something that was adhered to book and later removed (see image). Text tight and bright w/one ink note at foot of one page, crossed out name on fep and former owner's name stamp on rep. 275 pp. Contains information about 19,0... View more info

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A Quarter-Century of American Racing and Breeding 1916 Through 1940 Silver Anniversary Edition Reprint

By: The Blood Horse; Paulick, Raymond S. Editor

Price: $38.00

Publisher: KY, The Blood-Horse, Inc:

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 25224

Condition: Very Good


Silver hardcover leatherette boards with green lettering shows color loss at still sharp tips, internally fine with name on fep. 199 pp. Only 2,200 copies of the Silver Anniversary edition of The Blood-Horse were originally published. This reprint has additions to include all winners of American stakes races foaled from 1916 through 1940 and the selection dealing with stallions has been updated to include the entire stud record of each sire. View more info

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Names Currently Not Available in The American Stud Book

By: The Jockey Club Statistical Bureau

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, The Jockey Club: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 36621

Condition: Very Good +


Tight, bright paperback with moderate handling/storage soil on white background covers. Watermark at head of spine and along very lower edge of covers, 464 pg text is clean and unmarked. View more info

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Steeplechasing The Lonsdale Library Volume XXXII

By: The Rt. Hon. Lord Willoughby De Broke Et Al

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Seely, Service & Co. Ltd: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44482

Condition: Near Fine


Stunning copy in gold cloth boards with bright gilt titles. 334 pgs, No names, tears or soil. Professionally reproduced color illust dj in new mylar displays beautifully. The definitive text, a must have for any complete sporting library. More than suitable for gift giving. Includes: The History of Steeplechasing, The Grand National, Cheltenham: The National Hunt Meeting, Soldiers in the Saddle, Point-to-Point Racing, The National Hunt Committee, Breeding of Steeplechase... View more info

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Churchill Downs A Documentary History of America's Most Legendary Race Track. As New 1st ED/HB/DJ

By: Thomas, Samuel W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: KY, Kentucky Derby Museum: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44378

ISBN: 0961710322

Condition: Fine


Profusely illustrated hefty coffee table book. 248 glossy pp of quality stock. Oversized, add'l postage for priority or international destinations. A visual treat! Much sought in perfect condition for gift giving. Unclipped dj in new mylar is mint, Book & dj has sharp corners and spine ends. Black paper covered boards with bright gilt titles. Laid in is a brochure from the Kentucky Derby Museum, a 3 fold out glossy pg profusely illustrated explaining what is availabl... View more info

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Tote Investors' Who's Who in Racing

By: Tote Investors

Price: $48.00

Publisher: London, Tote Investors Ltd.: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44457

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in beige cloth quite grubby. Vintage adverts in the first few pages, foxing on first and last few pp, internally pretty clean. 703 p. In producing Who's Who in Racing, Tote Investors, Ltd, have endeavored to provide a really up-to-date (as of 1939), and comprehensive reference book dealing with the social side of the sport. In addition to those racing and training on a big scale many smaller owners and trainers, as also club members, are brought to... View more info

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Thoroughbred Racing & Breeding The Story of The Sport and Background of the Horse Industry

By: Underwood, Tom R. Editor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Coward-McCann: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29116

Condition: Very Good


Sharp straight copy in taupe linen cloth boards with blue titles and horse illustration on cover, spine slightly darkened but title legible. 245 pp, pictorial endpapers. A compilation of stories by various authors and trainers of the day. Chapters include: The Role of Racing by Tom R. Underwood/ Racing as a Sport by Robert F. Kelley/ Racing as a Business by Alexander M. Robb/ The Breeding Background by J. A. Estes/ The Horse Farms by Fred A Purner, Tom R. Underwood and H... View more info

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Fasig-Tipton Kentucky September Yearling Sales September 18,1989

By: Unknown

Price: $12.00

Publisher: KY, Fasig-Tipton: 1988

Seller Id: 18707

Condition: Very Good


Tight bright paperback with pictorial softcovers. Base of frt cover separated from spine for 1". Unpaginated, approx 250 pages of info on the yearlings, agents, index to sires & dams, index to consignors etc. Uncommon research volume for any race horse owner. View more info

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Virginia Mixed Sale Warrenton, VA Sat. Oct 7, 1972

By: Unknown

Price: $15.00

Publisher: VA, Virginia Sales Co: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37658

Condition: Near Fine


Off-white & green paperback has a small amount of yellowing from age otherwise shows well. Unpaginated text is bright & tight with no tears or soil. The many descriptions of horses for sale in the 1972 Mixed sale in Warrenton, VA at the Horse Show grounds. View more info

The Kentucky Derby 1875-1986 112th Running May 3, 1986 Program

By: Unknown Author

Price: $10.00

Publisher: KY, Kentucky Thoroughbred Association: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34875

Condition: Good


Solid copy in surface worn covers. 199 pp text tight and bright. Lists past wins, jockeys, and so much more. Not pretty but all there. View more info

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A Plea for Sanity in Thoroughbred Racing

By: Vickers, Captain Reginald J., M.C.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: VA, Privately Printed: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 27830

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely copy in beige boards with b/w photo of TB yearling on cover. Original onion skin sleeve present and in VG shape showing light foxing and only light wear at tips. Spine ends and board tips still sharp. Internally fine save for light finger soil on title page and light foxing on endpapers. 55 pgp. A plea to eliminate early training of horses so that they are not broken down at an early age. Includes: They Deserve Better Treatment, Early Days of a Thoroughbred, The ... View more info

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Saratoga Saga of an Impious Era

By: Waller, George

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NJ, Prentice-Hall: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41490

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in faded blue cloth, HUGE volume, heavy page block shaken but not loose, inner hinges fine. Professionally reproduced dj from the Bonanza published edition displays well in new mylar. Gift dedication on fep, 392 pp. Exhaustive compendium of the track, the town and the times. View more info

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Flatterer The Story of a Steeplechase Champion SIGNED

By: Winants, Peter

Price: $48.00

Publisher: VA, The Chronicle of the Horse: 1988

Edition: First Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 32960

ISBN: 0962012815

Condition: Fine


One of 1,000 copies, this one #358 is signed by Peter Winants on front page. 231 pp plus index. Very lightly bumped (not rubbed) tips, internally as new. Collectible and much-sought offering of steeplechase racing history. Profusely illust w/color and b/w photos, charts, drawings. Gorgeous, collectible and exceedingly rare volume of a stunning brown gelding. Chapters: Comparing Great Horses: Introducing Some Key People and Places/ Flatterer's Folks - By an Honest Stallio... View more info

Image for Jay Trump A Steeplechasing Saga  SIGNED NUMBERED

Jay Trump A Steeplechasing Saga SIGNED NUMBERED

By: Winants, Peter

Price: $48.00

Publisher: MD, Winants Bros, Inc: 1966

Edition: First Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 34827

Condition: Fine


Limited to 2000 copies, signed and numbered by author Peter Winants. Grey two-tone leatherette with bright yellow titles on cover board and back strip. Shows negligible edge wear from storage, corners and spine ends sharp, no damage or markings from former owners, no fingerprints, creased corners, page tears or damage of any sort. More copies available. Profusely illustrated with photographs of the life and descriptive story of the great steeplechasing horse, his rider,... View more info

Image for Harness Horse Racing in the United States and Canada

Harness Horse Racing in the United States and Canada

By: Wrensch, Frank A.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, D. Van Nostrand Company: 1951

Edition: Second Edition

Seller Id: 33959

Condition: Very Good +


Light green cloth with bright gilt image with two harness racing horses frt cover, bright gilt titles on backstrip. Gift dedication fep. Text is tight and bright. 219 pgs. View more info