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CHAMPIONS: The Lives, Times, and Past Performances of the 20th Century's Greates


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The Lives, Times and Past Performances of America's Greatest Thoroughbreds
Revised Edition
Champions from 1893-2004
By the Editors and Writers Daily Racing Form
Price: $50.00
Hardcover - Item #B1819 - 464 Pages
Publisher: DRF Press
Pub. Date: December 2005

Read an excerpt
:: Foreword by Irwin Cohen

Career Past Performances
:: Affirmed
:: Cigar
:: Dr. Fager
:: Seabiscuit
:: Secretariat

:: Wall Street Journal, January 14, 2006: Where Man o' War Meets Secretariat

In Champions: The Lives, Times, and Past Performances of America's Greatest Thoroughbreds, all of racing's premier horses and their fabulous accomplishments are outlined under one fabulous cover. This colorful revision of the first edition is an expansion of the exclusive collection of the lifetime past performances of the most famous racehorses. The revised edition also includes an expanded chapter by DRF columnist Jay Privman, Beyer Speed Figures for past champions, updated photographs, and exclusive and improved additions throughout the complete text.

Champions brings to life the history of the Sport of Kings while delivering its most intricate and unprecedented incredible collection of data of the horses within it. With over 135 rare photographs and illustrations, the lifetime past performances and history of each racehorse legend, Champions reveals the golden voice of Thoroughbred champions from past to present. Whether it's Affirmed, Alydar, Buckpasser. Cigar, Dr. Fager, Easy Goer, Ghostzapper, John Henry, Kelso, Man o'War, Native Dancer, Seabiscuit or Smarty Jones, the Thoroughbred enthusiast won't find a better display of pristine records and analysis on each and every Thoroughbred legend.