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The Resource Affirmed : the last triple crown winner, Lou Sahadi

Affirmed : the last triple crown winner, Lou Sahadi

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Affirmed : the last triple crown winner
Title
Affirmed
Title remainder
the last triple crown winner
Statement of responsibility
Lou Sahadi
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Language
eng
Summary
  • "The first biography of Affirmed, the last horse to win the Triple Crown The descendent of Man o War and War Admiral, Affirmed won all three stages of the Triple Crown in 1978 by a combined margin of less than two lengths over rival Alydar. Lou Sahadi draws on interviews with Steve Cauthen, the family of owner Louis Wolfson, and many more to tell the story of this courageous horse, whose unrivaled combination of speed and heart twice earned him Horse of the Year honors and placed him twelfth on the Blood-Horse list of Top 100 Horses of the 20th Century. In the tradition of successful horseracing titles such as Seabiscuit, Man o War, The Horse God Built, and Wild Ride, Affirmed recreates an unforgettable era in American racing history"--
  • "The descendent of Man o' War and War Admiral, Affirmed won all three stages of the Triple Crown in 1978 by a combined margin of less than two lengths over rival Alydar. Lou Sahadi draws on interviews with Steve Cauthen, the family of owner Louis Wolfson, and many more to tell the story of this courageous horse, whose unrivaled combination of speed and heart twice earned it Horse of the Year honors and placed him #12 on the Blood-Horse list of Top 100 Horses of the 20th Century. In the tradition of successful horseracing titles such as Man O' War, The Horse God Built and Wild Ride, Affirmed recreates an unforgettable era in American racing history"--
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Title
Affirmed
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A chronicle of the champion horse's career draws on interviews with his jockey and the family of owner Louis Wolfson, describing the triumphs that shaped his Horse of the Year honors and placement on Blood-Horse's Top 100 Horses of the 20th Century list
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Genre
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10005972
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
798.40092/9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
SF355.A44
LC item number
S34 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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adult
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the last Triple Crown winner
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the last Triple Crown winner
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Lou Sahad ; foreword by Steve Cauthen
Affirmed : the last triple crown winner, Lou Sahadi
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Affirmed : the last triple crown winner, Lou Sahadi
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
ocn651912615
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 280 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780312628086
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2010041291
Other physical details
ill., ports.

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