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  • War Admiralby Edward L. Bowen

    Eclipse Press 2007; US$ 9.99

    Man o' War didn't run in the Kentucky Derby because owner Samuel D. Riddle thought the race came too early in the year and at too taxing a distance. For that reason, Man o' War was denied a bid at a Triple Crown he undoubtedly would have won. But nearly two decades later, Riddle had a change of heart. In 1937, he agreed to run War Admiral,... more...

  • Dr. Fagerby Edward L. Bowen

    Eclipse Press 2000; US$ 9.99

    One of the most versatile and talented racehorses of modern times. 1968's Horse of the Year, champion handicap horse, champion sprinter, and co-champion grass horse. First and only horse ever to win four titles in a single year. He remains one of the most popular racehorses of the modern era. more...

  • Man o' Warby Edward L. Bowen

    Eclipse Press 2000; US$ 9.99

    The life and times of Man o' War, whose legend continues to grow more than half a century after his death, are chronicled in this exhaustive biography. Man o' War was bred in Kentucky and quickly became a sports hero through such amazing feats as winning the Belmont Stakes by more than 20 lengths and the Lawrence Realization by 100 lengths.... more...

  • Nashuaby Edward L. Bowen

    Eclipse Press 2001; US$ 9.99

    Nashua, part of the Thoroughbred Legends series from Eclipse Press, is the first book to focus on the life of the charismatic racehorse. Nashua achieved much of his fame on the racetrack thanks to his exciting and well-publicized rivalry with 1955 Kentucky Derby winner Swaps. Nashua was runner-up in that Derby, but the two met again in a nationally... more...

  • Legacies of the Turfby Edward L. Bowen

    Eclipse Press 2003; US$ 9.99

    Some of Thoroughbred racing's greatest champions are the handiwork of a remarkable parade of individuals, ranging from professional full-time horsemen and cowboys to renowned capitalists and philanthropists. Legacies of the Turf traces the careers of the men and women who bred the most outstanding Thoroughbreds of the 20th century. Persistence,... more...

  • Legacies of the Turf, 2by Edward L. Bowen

    Eclipse Press 2004; US$ 9.99

    The real stories behind the people who gave racing some of its greatest names include the man who bred Secretariat yet was too ill to see him race; the owner of the Pittsburgh Pirates who honored his greatest player by bestowing the name Roberto on a regal colt; a Canadian industrialist who couldn’t sell a horse that become the century’s... more...

  • At the Wireby Edward L. Bowen

    Eclipse Press 2001; US$ 9.99

    Dominating victories, great duels, and astounding rallies make up some of horse racing's greatest moments. Award-winning writer Edward L. Bowen captures these in At The Wire, a compilation of twenty-seven races plus Breeders' Cup highlights that have earned a solid place in America's turf history. Bowen tells the unforgettable tale of the... more...

  • Matriarchs, 2by Edward L. Bowen

    Eclipse Press 2008; US$ 9.99

    Matriarchs, Volume II: More Great Mares of Modern Times is another, completely new book that continues the same focus as the out-of-print previous title, Matriarchs: Great Mares of the 20th Century. Matriarchs, Volume II features all-new profiles of 22 great mares that have had a profound impact on American Thoroughbred racing. Their offspring include... more...

  • Masters of the Turfby Edward L. Bowen

    Eclipse Press 2007; US$ 9.99

    The early 20th century was called the Golden Age of Sport in America with such heroes as Babe Ruth and Jack Dempsey grabbing headlines. And alongside them on the front page were horses such as Man o’ War, Colin, and Gallant Fox. The men who trained these champion racehorses became icons in their right, shaping the landscape of American horse racing... more...

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