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Citation: Thoroughbred Legends (Thoroughbred Legends #3)

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1948 Horse of the Year and Triple Crown winner. Thoroughbred racing's first millionaire, setting the modern-day record of 16 straight victories. His trainer called him the best horse of the century.
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published June 25th 2000 by Eclipse Press
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Jay
Jan 17, 2015 Jay rated it it was ok
Shelves: horse-racing
Another in the excellently produced Thoroughbred Legends series. For me, this one didn't work as well as the others I've read. This is your basic horse racing book, covering the horses line, owner, breeder, training, jockeys, racing, and stud career and ending with a bit on the legacy. Citation and the owner's, Calumet Farms, are well represented in horse racing books, so the book has the unfortunate problem of lightly (less than 150 pages) covering a well known topic. It can be done, but ...more
Tammy
Sep 17, 2014 Tammy rated it it was ok
Shelves: racing, nonfiction
I don't feel this book really does Citation justice. I much preferred Citation in a Class by Himself.
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