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The Resource Eclipse : the horse that changed racing history forever, Nicholas Clee

Eclipse : the horse that changed racing history forever, Nicholas Clee

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Eclipse : the horse that changed racing history forever
Title
Eclipse
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the horse that changed racing history forever
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Nicholas Clee
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Language
eng
Summary
Traces the story of the champion whose descendants have included Secretariat, Barbaro, and all but three of the past half-century's Kentucky Derby winners, offering insight into the role played by owner, racing outcast, and gambler Dennis O'Kelly
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Title
Eclipse
Creator
Summary
Presents the story of the horse that took Epsom Downs by storm on May 3rd, 1769, examining how his influence is still felt in the twenty-first century since ninety-five percent of horses racing today are his male-line decendants
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Tone
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381148
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
798.40094109033
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
SF355.E2
LC item number
C54 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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adult
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Nicholas Clee
Eclipse : the horse that changed racing history forever, Nicholas Clee
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Eclipse : the horse that changed racing history forever, Nicholas Clee
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First published: Great Britain : Bantam Press, 2009
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 314-321) and index
Contents
Prologue -- The chairman -- The bawd -- The gambler -- The duke -- The meat salesman -- The young thoroughbred -- Coup de Foudre -- The rest nowhere -- 1-100 Eclipse -- The first lady abbess -- The stallion -- The most glorious spectacle -- Cross and jostle -- An example to the turf -- The 14lb heart -- The litigant -- The decline of the jontleman -- Artists' models -- Eclipse's legacy : the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries -- Eclipse's legacy : the twentieth and twenty-first centuries -- The skeleton -- Appendix 1 : Eclipse's racing career -- Appendix 2 : Eclipse's pedigree -- Appendix 3 : The O'Kelly family -- Appendix 4 : Racing terms, historical and contemporary
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ocn741538662
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
343 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781590207376
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)

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