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Golden Filly Collection 1 (Golden Filly #1-5)

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Tricia learns to trust in God as she deals with her father's illness, her mother's disapproval of her involvement with horse racing, and a special mount that may have the ability to win the Kentucky Derby or even the triple crown of thoroughbred racing.
Paperback, 122 pages
Published October 1st 2009 by Bethany House Publishers (first published June 1993)
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Elizabeth
DNF'd. I never thought I would struggle to finish a book about horse racing, but the writing is so weak and the main character so melodramatic that I couldn't do it.
Paige Mefferd
Jul 30, 2011 Paige Mefferd rated it it was amazing
I love this book. I didn't expect this much christianity in it. You rarely get books like that!! I definitely can tell that this is a christian book. I love it. It also makes me love it more because I love horses and racing. I am glad that there are still good books like this in the world. I want to read these books, also by Lauraine Snelling: Golden Filly Collection Two; High Hurdles Collection One; High Hurdels Collection Two. Thses are also good sounding books. I am glad that the Lord gave me ...more
Bethany
May 19, 2016 Bethany rated it it was amazing
I love these books! I was rereading this series after watching the Kentucky Derby. I first read this series as a teenager, and I love them just as much reading them as an adult. I grew up loving horses and there were not many books much less series about horses. I love the premises, I love the characters. This series is inspirational and a must read for horse lovers.
Katie
Aug 14, 2010 Katie rated it it was amazing
This is a wonderful horse book and ACTUALLY written by someone who ACTUALLY knows horses! Pretty realistic and emulates the life of a real teenager who makes mistakes and has emotions like real people do.
Amanda Nagy
Oct 01, 2014 Amanda Nagy rated it it was amazing

Lauraine Snelling writes in a way that captures the reader.
I couldn't put the book down until I was finished and even then I wanted to read more.
And its not all about horses as some books tend to be like that.
A really great read and would recommend it to anyone!
Maggie
Jan 12, 2010 Maggie rated it it was amazing
Tricia Evanston is going into the racing buisiness but her father comes down with a major health condition. She is succeeding in her races until she is involved in a life threatining accident. Will she succeed? Will her father survive the cancer?????? (608 pages)
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Connie
Aug 03, 2014 Connie rated it really liked it
This collection contains 5 books. Tricia Evanston is a teenager living in Vancouver, Washington and works on the family horse farm training Thoroughbreds. The books follow Tricia and her family thru sickness, failures and successes of horse racing and everyday life.
Sarah Baughman
Nov 28, 2015 Sarah Baughman rated it it was amazing
I read these in Middle and High schools...I really loved them so much. Some of my first Christian Fiction books, and really instrumental in my love of reading and desire to write.
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Good book, sadly I cannot find the second collection on my online readying system
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Lauraine Snelling is the award-winning author of over seventy books, with sales of more than 2 million copies.

She also writes for a wide range of magazines, and helps others reach their writing dreams by teaching at writers’ conferences across the country.

Lauraine and her husband, Wayne, have two grown sons, and live in the Tehachapi Mountains with a watchdog Basset named Winston.

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Other Books in the Series

Golden Filly (10 books)
  • The Race (Golden Filly, #1)
  • Eagle's Wings (Golden Filly, #2)
  • Go for the Glory (Golden Filly, #3)
  • Kentucky Dreamer (Golden Filly, #4)
  • Call for Courage (Golden Filly, #5)
  • Shadow Over San Mateo (Golden Filly, #6)
  • Out of the Mist (Golden Filly, #7)
  • Second Wind (Golden Filly, #8)
  • Close Call (Golden Filly, #9)
  • The Winner's Circle (Golden Filly, #10)

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