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Lot # 1197: Horse Racing Reference Books (13)

Category: Horse Racing

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Item was in Auction "Late Summer Classic 2021",
which ran from 8/22/2021 7:00 PM to
9/25/2021 10:00 PM



Important as reference, the following publications are offered. Most are hard cover unless noted. Many are very rare and hard to find with all Excellent plus to Near Mint. 1) American Racing Manual (1938) highlighting War Admiral's Triple Crown the previous year and important races involving Seabiscuit. 2) American Racing Manual (1953) showcasing the 1952 exploits of Native Dancer and Tom Fool. 3) American Racing Manual (1954) recapping the failed attempt by Native Dancer to win the prior year's Triple Crown. Tom Fool was again featured. 4) The Blood-Horse Collector's Edition is a sought-after publication but is very difficult to obtain. It is considered a must for all collectors of the magazine as it features pictures of all covers, many in color, from 1929 through 1984. Large & soft cover. 5) Seattle Slew by Cady & Silverman. 6) Citation by Georgeff Taylor. 7) Native Dancer by Eisenberg. 8) Kelso, 1965, soft cover. 9) The Longden Legend, Beckwith. 10) Whirlaway by Thayer, 1946. 11) Belmont Park, published by the Westchester Racing Assn, 1947. 12) The Preakness Stakes, 1939 Pimlico Press Book, soft cover. 13) A history of Thoroughbred Racing in California, 1983, by the California Thoroughbred Breeders Assn.

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