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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

The Classic Racehorse

By: Willett, Peter

Price: $17.00

Publisher: KY, The University of Kentucky Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45945

ISBN: 0813114772

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover in green paper covered boards with bright gilt spine title shows sharp tips and bumped spine ends. Super lightly brushed tips of unclipped dj show a touch of color loss, else displays beautifully in new mylar sleeve. Collectible copy. 272 pp text is crisp and unmarked, Full of lore, history and thoughts to the future by former president of the British Thoroughbred Breeders Association. Illust with b/w photos of such supreme champions as Eclipse, , Diomed, St. Simon, Sceptre, Pretty Polly, Tourbillion, Hyperion, Nearco, Birkhahn, Star Kingdom, Ribot, Bold Ruler, Anili... 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 Stallion Out of a Mare who was "Just a Horse"/ 1982 In Flat Racing - Hard Work and Reasonable Success, But No Place to Go/ 1... View more info

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Jay Trump A Steeplechasing Saga Signed, Ltd. Edition

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, Tommy Smith, and owner, Mrs. Mary Stephenson in England, France (Chantilly) and the USA. Peter Winants was long-time editor ... View more info

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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