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- Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99
Extrait : "L'ensemble d'un spectacle se compose de deux éléments: la troupe qui l'exécute et le public qui y assiste. Comme corollaire de cet axiome, on peut ajouter que la valeur de chacune de ses parties est proportionnelle l'une à l'autre, et que le public est d'autant plus nombreux que la troupe est plus talentueuse; en un mot l'acteur a le public... more...
- Triumph Books 2016; US$ 15.99
The definitive work on this rare coronation, this book delves into the history, personalities, and subplots of each of the 12 Triple Crown champions. From Sir Barton in 1919 through American Pharaoh in 2015, each Triple Crown winner has exhibited a true personality and charisma befitting of super stardom and renowned author Marvin Drager's prose brings... more...
- De Vecchi Ediciones 2016; US$ 1.99
A menudo, los jinetes fuerzan una postura que no pueden controlar debido a ciertos problemas físicos. El resultado es una tensión que les afecta tanto a ellos como al caballo. Por ello, es imprescindible que el jinete esté relajado y en equilibrio sobre el asiento. Una vez conseguida esta habilidad básica, se puede dedicar al deporte o disciplina ecuestre... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 75.95
The Encyclopedia of British Horse Racing offers an innovative approach to one of Britain's oldest sports. While it considers the traditional themes of gambling and breeding, and contains biographies of human personalities and equine stars, it also devotes significant space to neglected areas. Entries include: social, economic and political forces... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2005; US$ 13.99
This fun and witty exposé of horse racing in America goes behind the scenes at the track, providing a serious gambler's-eye-view of the action. Ted McClelland spent a year at tracks and off-track betting facilities in Chicago and across the country, profiling the people who make a career of gambling on horses. This account follows his personal journey... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 17.00
"May be the most fascinating untold sports story in American history."--Charles Osgood, anchor, CBS News Sunday Morning "Winkfield's story is so incredible you'll find yourself wondering why you've never heard it before."--MSNBC "Winkfield's life (is) an unbelievable ride."--ESPN "For once, a book's breathless subtitle is accurate."-- The Washington... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 22.95
"After a number of up-the-track finishes by authors trying to emulate the success of Laura Hillenbrand's bestselling Seabiscuit: An American Legend , a worthy successor has at last broken out of the pack . . .Winkfield's story is so incredible you'll find yourself wondering why you've never heard it before." --MSNBC "One of the most extraordinary... more...
- Eclipse Press 2006; US$ 9.99
Every horse breeder's goal is for his or her mare to give birth to a healthy and thriving foal. But to achieve that happy result, much care and attention must go toward proper management of the mare and stallion, and, once it has arrived, the foal. This book will help horse breeders, especially those new to breeding horses, sift through the details... more...
- 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...
- 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...