The Lucky Thirteen

The Lucky Thirteen: The Winners of America’s Triple Crown of Horse Racing by Edward L. Bowen My rating: 4 of 5 stars A very readable account of the thirteen exceptional horses who have won all three legs of thoroughbred racing’s Triple Crown. I remember watching Secretariat in 1973, Seattle Slew in 1977, Affirmed in 1978,Continue reading “The Lucky Thirteen”

D. Wayne

D. Wayne: The High-Rolling and Fast Times of America’s Premier Horse Trainer by Carlo DeVito My rating: 5 of 5 stars If you love horse racing and have for some time, this is a MUST READ book. It’s an older book, released in 2002, but it was a wonderful stroll down memory lane for me.Continue reading “D. Wayne”

American Pharoah

American Pharoah: The Untold Story of the Triple Crown Winner’s Legendary Rise by Joe Drape My rating: 4 of 5 stars If you love horse racing – read this book. It’s that simple. If you watched American Pharoah and cheered him on to the Triple Crown – read this book. Plenty of behind-the-scenes history aboutContinue reading “American Pharoah”