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The Resource Affirmed : the last triple crown winner, Lou Sahadi ; foreword by Steve Cauthen

Affirmed : the last triple crown winner, Lou Sahadi ; foreword by Steve Cauthen

Label
Affirmed : the last triple crown winner
Title
Affirmed
Title remainder
the last triple crown winner
Statement of responsibility
Lou Sahadi ; foreword by Steve Cauthen
Creator
Subject
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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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sahadi, Lou
Dewey number
798.40092/9
Index
index present
LC call number
SF355.A44
LC item number
S34 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Affirmed (Race horse)
Label
Affirmed : the last triple crown winner, Lou Sahadi ; foreword by Steve Cauthen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
16508459
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 280 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780312628086
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2010041291
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Affirmed : the last triple crown winner, Lou Sahadi ; foreword by Steve Cauthen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
16508459
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 280 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780312628086
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2010041291
Other physical details
ill.

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